Hours of Operation change:

Hours of Operation change - though the location is still on Front St.:
We open around 10 AM Mon-Saturday, Noon on Sundays
We close between 6 PM and 8 PM depending on traffic.
Unfortunately the hours to the left were hard-coded into our site 6 years ago and we can’t change them. But they are not accurate. We apologize for any inconvenience.

In answer to the question: we are at 249 N. Front St, Wilmington, NC 28401, USA.

We hope to see you soon!

NC Film Industry Book Rentals and Books to Movies

NC Film Book Shelf Flag

So we've had a couple of people ask us why we keep putting notices up on Twitter and Facebook about movies renting our books, "Over and over - like, big deal! We know already!"

Literary History Walking Tour

09/24/2016 - 13:30
09/24/2016 - 15:30
Etc/GMT

Have you ever wanted to meet authors living and dead, tour locations from books, poems, and plays? Explore the rich culture of this talented Southern town with a 90 minute walking tour of the literary history of downtown Wilmington, NC. Visit "The Two Libraries", walk the streets of your favorite novels, and stand where Oscar Wilde did when he lectured here.

http://www.wilmaontheweb.com/August-2015/Walk-on-the-Wilde-Side/

http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1282390

Literary History Walking Tour

09/17/2016 - 13:30
09/17/2016 - 15:30
Etc/GMT

Have you ever wanted to meet authors living and dead, tour locations from books, poems, and plays? Explore the rich culture of this talented Southern town with a 90 minute walking tour of the literary history of downtown Wilmington, NC. Visit "The Two Libraries", walk the streets of your favorite novels, and stand where Oscar Wilde did when he lectured here.

http://www.wilmaontheweb.com/August-2015/Walk-on-the-Wilde-Side/

http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1282390

Literary History Walking Tour

09/10/2016 - 13:30
09/10/2016 - 15:30
Etc/GMT

Have you ever wanted to meet authors living and dead, tour locations from books, poems, and plays? Explore the rich culture of this talented Southern town with a 90 minute walking tour of the literary history of downtown Wilmington, NC. Visit "The Two Libraries", walk the streets of your favorite novels, and stand where Oscar Wilde did when he lectured here.

http://www.wilmaontheweb.com/August-2015/Walk-on-the-Wilde-Side/

http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1282390

Literary History Walking Tour

09/03/2016 - 13:30
09/03/2016 - 15:30
Etc/GMT

Have you ever wanted to meet authors living and dead, tour locations from books, poems, and plays? Explore the rich culture of this talented Southern town with a 90 minute walking tour of the literary history of downtown Wilmington, NC. Visit "The Two Libraries", walk the streets of your favorite novels, and stand where Oscar Wilde did when he lectured here.

http://www.wilmaontheweb.com/August-2015/Walk-on-the-Wilde-Side/

http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1282390

The Gatekeeper by Kathryn Smith a Book Signing

09/25/2016 - 13:00
09/25/2016 - 15:00
Etc/GMT

President Franklin Delano Roosevelt considered his savvy personal secretary, Marguerite Alice “Missy” LeHand, one of the most vital, and certainly one of the most loyal, members of his inner circle. He often remarked that Missy was “my conscience.” Missy worked with FDR for more than twenty years, starting from his first failed Vice Presidential campaign in 1920, through his time as governor of New York, and for almost a decade in the White House.

Let There Be Linda: Book Launch with Rich Leder

08/07/2016 - 13:00
08/07/2016 - 15:00
Etc/GMT

Please join us for the launch of one of the most intriguing books you will ever in counter: Rich Leder's Let There Be Linda. It's like Tom Robins meets Breaking Bad with a Dr. Seuss Study Group thrown in.

James Jarvis Plays Piano

08/28/2016 - 15:00
08/28/2016 - 18:00
Etc/GMT

The stunning original compositions of James Jarvis - our own Aaron Copeland! Relax with a glass of wine and enjoy beautiful piano music.

James Jarvis Plays Piano

08/21/2016 - 15:00
08/21/2016 - 18:00
Etc/GMT

The stunning original compositions of James Jarvis - our own Aaron Copeland! Relax with a glass of wine and enjoy beautiful piano music.

  1. A Wilmington Institution since 1982
  2. Buying Old Books: The ultimate Recycling
  3. Best African American Literature Selection in Town
  4. Extensive Foreign Language Section: Spanish, French, German, Italian, Chinese
  5. The ONLY bookstore in town to deliver!
  6. Paperback Classics at affordable prices (Great for English classes!)
  7. Incredible Judaica Section
  8. Largest selection of scripts and Theatre/Film books in Town
  9. Where else are you going to find a first edition for under $10?
  10. Bibliophiles rock!