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Address: 67 Commerce St, Apalachicola, FL 32320-1772
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10:00 - 17:30
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 17:30

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Personalized service complete with working felines!

Dale will order books for me whenever I run short. She has given me several recommendations for authors to try, all of which have been good reads. The Bookstore kitties are... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Carol B
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Florida, United States
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Florida, United States
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dale will order books for me whenever I run short. She has given me several recommendations for authors to try, all of which have been good reads. The Bookstore kitties are following in the pawprints of Buddy, the Bookstore Cat & provide a welcome worthy of their jobs as book ambassadors. =^..^=

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Thank Carol B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

What a fun bookstore! It had local authors as well as national ones on the NY Times bestseller list in a very sweet old building near the waterfront. The owner is very sociable and helpful. I actually bought yarn for a sweater and the woman who owns that part was super helpful. She has a very nice selection of yarn... More 

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Thank alatraveler519
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Absolutely adorable book shop. If you're looking for something with local information they have everything about Florida, and of course the classics and popular literature. They have amazing children's books about the beach and Florida also. Our boys loved it and we plan on coming back!

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Thank Jess R
Tallahassee, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

A cute little bookstore with a small but sufficient inventory. There is a yarn section for as my knitters.

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Thank Mike W
Eustis, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

Spent the day roaming the town with three teenagers! Stopped in this store - Great Book Store! Wish I could of stayed longer, teenagers! I promise to return!!

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Thank K T
Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

If you are a knitter like I am, this store holds a small, but well stocked section of quality yarns in the back and books for the rest of your party to browse in the front. I was able to buy some new to me brands of yarn such as Queensland Collection and Viking of Norway and some old favorites... More 

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1 Thank mamamook13
Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

They have a nice variety of books, and they also have some gift things there as well. My mother in law but a game of "Bug" Bingo for the kids. Very friendly staff, and cool music in the background as well.

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1 Thank techgrl2000
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

Camping on SGI and I'm out of yarn. I sigh heavily as I struggle for service and hopefully search maps and TripAdvisor for yarn stores in the area. Alas. None showed up. BUT! Whilst meandering the ACola streets I see a sign for "Books and Purl". Of course only a knitter would recognize "purl". So I excitedly drug my partner... More 

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2 Thank Ann W
Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2015 via mobile

Cute little bookstore in the heart of Apalachicola. Reasonably priced and great selection. There is even a knitting section the back. Shop local and get a book from this gem of a shop.

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1 Thank Melissa_W_TN
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54 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

My wife and I both love books. We were touring Apalachicola and found this in the downtown area. I have limited mobility, so I found a table in the back while my wife browsed. In the back they have a complete supply for the knitter with every variety of yarn known to man in a neat arrangement about the room.... More 

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