Are there any local libraries or bookstores near FSU apartments?

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If you're searching for a great library or bookstore, it's a good thing you are so close to Florida State University! Apartments near FSU are located within close proximity to multiple student libraries across many different disciplines, including music, law, medicine and more. The FSU Bookstore is also a great resource for all of your textbooks, school supplies, game day gear and more.

Local Tallahassee Libraries

However, if you're looking for a local library or bookstore away from Florida State University campus, then there are a few offerings located around FSU apartments. The Leon County system of public libraries has several branches throughout the Tallahassee area. The main library, named the Collins Main Library, is located downtown. The other branches include Dr. B.L. Perry, Jr. Branch, Eastside Branch, Jane G. Sauls Fort Braden Branch, Lake Jackson Branch, Northeast Branch and Woodville Branch. Each one of these locations offer the typical book check-out, along with yearly classes and programs. 

Unique Book Stores in Tallahassee

If you're looking for local and unique bookstores near FSU apartments, there are a few locations that may fit what you're in search of. Midtown Reader, (located in, you guessed it...Midtown!) is a quaint boutique style bookstore that is a favorite among locals. Along with a great selection of new books, they also host live reading events. Many books even include special handwritten reviews by the staff. Be sure to grab a cup of coffee and relax on the patio when you stop by for a visit!

My Favorite Books is another local bookstore located in the same vicinity as apartments near FSU. This used bookstore garners interest from book enthusiasts and vintage collectors alike. Your old books can be traded-in for store credit. They are known for their great prices and great customer service. You can even request a book that they do not have in the store and they will hunt it down for you. Many people opt to go this route first before buying a brand new book from a larger chain bookstore. 

Bill's Bookstore is another option if you are looking for school textbooks and apparel. Located near campus and many FSU apartments, Bill's Bookstore offers testing supplies, study guides, course materials, dorm essentials, gifts and much more.

Chain Bookstores in Tallahassee

If you're used to the chain bookstores, don't fret. There is a Barnes and Noble and a Books-A-Million within close driving distance of apartments near FSU. These stores have served satisfied customers for many years, and offer a ton of book varieties and gifts. 

Regardless of where you get your books - through a library or a bookstore - reading is a wonderful way to relax and expand your mind. It's also a great way to learn something new too! So cozy up on your couch in your living room or stretch out on your patio or balcony during the beautiful Florida weather. Crack open the book of your choice and be ready to flip the cares of the day away, one page at a time.

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