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Haslam's Book Store

2025 Central Ave, St. Petersburg, FL 33713-8814
+1 727-822-8616
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Biggest but overpriced

This is the biggest bookstore I have ever been to in my life. But, they are, on average $2 or $3... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
via mobile
Wanted to like it - over-rated

I love bookstores. I go to Half Price books at least twice a month (and multiple occasions when I... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Very good28%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
2025 Central Ave, St. Petersburg, FL 33713-8814
+1 727-822-8616
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is the biggest bookstore I have ever been to in my life. But, they are, on average $2 or $3 more per book. I had fun browsing though.

Thank Wildfire70
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love bookstores. I go to Half Price books at least twice a month (and multiple occasions when I go). I can spend hours debating over where to spend my money. This place does have kind of a cool old school vibe, but I didn't...More

Thank TexasMargs
Reviewed 22 December 2017

The only thing that prevented me from buying more great books was the fact that I had to fly home with them in a suitcase that was already rather full when I arrived. The staff is fabulous and worked to find an out-of-print anthropology book...More

Thank Trinity100
Reviewed 14 December 2017

Great selection of new and used books in ‘Florida’s largest bookstore’ including collectibles. The staff is very helpful and knowledgeable. I was glad to be taken there and happy to support a local bricks and mortar business.

Thank Wayne-Librarian
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Spent around an hour at the bookstore just browsing through books. Unfortunately I found it a bit hard navigating the different categories.

Thank Andreas S
Reviewed 27 October 2017

When in the USA, I do like to visit their lovely book stores especially if needing a day out of the sun, or when the weather's bad and I'm a great fan of Barnes and Noble and its relaxed, coffee & cake assisted attitude. I'd...More

Thank deltahero
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

This place is OLD. And Big. And full of new releases, rare editions, old copies, and used books. I loved the Florida section and the children's section.

Thank Alexis Y
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

After going to the small history museum, I noticed a lot of the buildings in the area were original. Then we stopped in St Pete Brewing company and found a book with the history of St. Pete. The Bar tender would not sell me the...More

Thank jody2013
Reviewed 4 July 2017

I visited Haslam's Book Store for the first time when I was a college student in the late 1950s. It was convenient at the time because I'd spend vacations or summers with my grandmother and aunt and uncle, who lived in St. Petersburg. Later, after...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Fun place to browse if in the area. Friendly and knowledgeable staff, including some very cute kitties! I found parking easily, and spent about a half hour not-seriously looking for anything-- but, I could have easily gotten lost in the books if I had more...More

Thank babsxi
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Michael S
21 December 2016|
Response from Bob19512014 | Reviewed this property |
Call them and ask. Haslam's Book Store, Inc. 2025 Central Avenue, St. Petersburg, Florida 33713 (727) 822-8616
Terri L
11 August 2016|
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Response from VKauf2014 | Reviewed this property |
I was a visitor, not on staff at this bookstore. Just give them a call. If they have it, I'm sure they can send it to you.