Galveston Bookshop store front.
Established in 1991, Galveston Bookshop is located in downtown Galveston’s historic Strand shopping district, and offers the area’s greatest selection of used and out-of-print books.

Galveston Bookshop

Books Used & New, Vinyl LPs, Comics
317 23rd Street – Galveston, TX 77550


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The Store

More than 70,000 used books organized by category. Read more about our stock and services.


Find the store on Google Maps. We are in the Strand shopping district, downtown Galveston, Texas.


Check out our local author events. Keep abreast of new local books and come meet the authors.

School Books

Get the books your children need for school. Classics and books for the county school’s reading lists.

Hurricane Ike

See what 7 feet of water can do to a book store.

We Were on C-SPAN’s Book TV

Book TV visits Galveston and interviews the store’s owner.

The Store in 2012

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Vinyl LPs
  • In August we will have "Galveston's Broadway Cemeteries", the new book by Kathleen Maca! ,
  • We're looking forward to the release of Ellen's latest in the Jazz Age mystery series! ,
  • Memento Mori: Paul shares some memories of Gus, our shop cat who left this world last week. ,
  • "Kidnapped on the Bayou" by Ernie Deats, author visit on July 18th. ,
  • "Kidnapped on the Bayou" is based on a true story from 1880s Dickinson. Ernie Deats will join us July 18th at 2. ,