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Frankston Book Exchange

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Published February 21st 2014
Pre-loved books are the most loved books
While investigating a lane full of street art in Frankston I came across a small sign announcing a second hand book store, so of course I had to investigate. The sign was on the back door in "Gallery Lane", the book shop itself faces on to an almost empty arcade call Heart Arcade.

Frankston Book Exchange sign
Frankston Book Excahnge sign on the rear door of the store

I was delighted with my find, the bookshop was open and airy and obviously well cared for.

Second hand and antiquarian books aren't for everyone but I find there is something special about them, a sense of discovery when you find something hidden away on the shelves. Don't be put off by the arcade, true it is almost empty of shops and the bookshop is right at the end of the arcade, but once there you will not be disappointed.

bookshop
The front of Frankston Book Exchange


For those interested in Sci-Fi & Fantasy genres it is well worth a look, it's fiction range isn't too bad either, the bookstore obviously is a work passion.

bookshop
Shelves full of books


Open 9 to 5, why not take in "Gallery Lane" first and then make your way to see this little shop tucked away from plain sight but well worth a look if you are into books.
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Why? Buy a book and take as much time as you want to read it
When: Shop hours 9am to 5pm
Phone: (03) 9783 1087
Where: Heart Arcade 16-20 Wells St, Frankston 3199
Cost: Free to enter $$ to buy
Your Comment
Good afternoon , do you buy books ? My dad recently passed away and has an amazing collection ? Let me know your thoughts and would appreciate any feedback for me.

Kind regards
Jacqui
by Jacqu (score: 0|2) 907 days ago
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