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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

409-750-8200

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The Store

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

Map

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

Events

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


train-to-crystal-cover-scan-300wGalveston Reads 2017

The Train To
Cyrstal City

by Jan Jarboe Russell

FDR’s Secret Prisoner Exchange Program and America’s Only Family Internment Camp During World War II

Visit GALVESTONREADS.ORG for program information and schedules.

Galveston Bookshop
Book Signings Book Cover Image

Saturday, November 18th
2:00-4:00 p.m.

Unforgettable Texans
By Bartee Haile

Store Hours

Monday-Saturday 10-6
Sunday 10-4

(409) 750-8200

317 23rd Street
Galveston, TX 77550
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Gus the bookstore cat. 2002-2015
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WE HAVE VINYL LPs
Vinyl LPs
  • Mr. Bartee Haile is here with 4 of his titles, all Texas themes. ,
  • Rare, limited 1st printing of this biography of James Pope Cole (1814–1886) an early settler of Galveston and a chi… ,
  • "Come and take it." Texas Dissident by E. R. Bills ,
  • "Unforgettable Texans" with Bartee Haile today at 2:00 Texans who were unforgettable, but got forgotten somehow an… ,
  • "I’m whispering all my secrets into a megaphone, standing on the highway median like a misplanted fern." - Emma Reb… ,