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Downtown Books & Purl

67 Commerce St, Apalachicola, FL 32320-1772
+1 850-653-1290
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Must visit!

We absolutely love this little book store. It has a fabulous collection of good books despite the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jess R
via mobile
Neat little book store

Living in a small town, you miss bookstores you'd normally visit if living in a larger city. So, it... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2018
pamrauber2017
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Blue Ridge, Georgia
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“book store” (6 reviews)
“local authors” (3 reviews)
“yarn shop” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:30
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67 Commerce St, Apalachicola, FL 32320-1772
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+1 850-653-1290
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We absolutely love this little book store. It has a fabulous collection of good books despite the size. Also, our personal favorite, is they have a series of children’s books from the area about local animals. We always make sure to get one or two...More

Thank Jess R
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

Living in a small town, you miss bookstores you'd normally visit if living in a larger city. So, it came as a delightful surprise to find Downtown Books & Purl (a yarn shop in back). The store specializes in local authors as well as bestsellers....More

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Reviewed 27 February 2018

Walked into this small bookstore on a recent trip to Aplachicola. Downtown Books and Purl. Owner is the former town librarian. She has all of Dawn McKenna's books, fiction set in Apalach. In a room at the back there is yarn and knitting and crochet...More

Thank Antonia R
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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped at this wonderful bookstore while visiting Apalachicola and as usual, was not disappointed. Great finds for the book lover

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Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

This is such a charming little place!!!! I'm both a reader and a knitter so I was thoroughly ensconced in here. I managed to get out without hitting my spending limit but it was hard!!! Great place to while away some time while hanging out...More

Thank Beverly B
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

I stopped in here while wandering Apalachicola with my 2 year old. It was welcoming offering a variety of books for all ages. I happened to see some gifts, teas as well as other items I would have loved to peruse. My error was having...More

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Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

After lunch at The Owl, my husband and I stopped by Downtown Books and Purl. What a delightful shop! There was a great selection of regional literature including both fiction and natural history as well as guides for various aspects of Panhandle "nature". This grandma...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2017

Where else could you find: amazing books, gourmet tea and accessories, unique coloring pencils and books, yarn, gorgeous french cards and a delightful owner who is also a major( as is yours truly ) " Confederacy of Dunes" fan ? None but here that I...More

Thank Callfamily4
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Reviewed 17 December 2016

Found cards, magazines, books, an owner (who was both knowledgeable and charming). This town is so lucky to have this shop and it speaks well for a community that supports this shop..... And I wish I could knit. Lovely colorful yarn tucked in the back...More

Thank Lake A
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Reviewed 21 November 2016

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...More

Thank Carol B
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