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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.

The Store in 2012

Galveston Bookshop
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Next Book Signing:
Saturday, July 19th
Ernie Deats
The Last Karankawa
a novel set in 1800s Dickinson

Store Hours

Monday-Saturday 10-6
Sunday 10-4

(409) 750-8200

317 23rd Street
Galveston, TX 77550
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Gus is our resident shop cat and customer relations specialist.

With us since 2002.

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Vinyl LPs
  • A few hot new thrillers, used $16.98 hardbacks, while they last! ,
  • Erie Deats is here for the book signing! ,
  • Ernie Deats joins us tomorrow for a book signing. His novel, "The Last Karankawa" is set in late 1800s Dickinson. ,
  • We're open today 10—4 for those of you who like to express your patriotic fervor by purchasing books. It's the least we could do. Happy 4th!,
  • Andy is here for the signing! ,