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!"

Chaucer's Tales: Banned by Comstock!

09/27/2016 - 19:00
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Join us for a celebration of Geoffrey Chaucer, victim of the Comstock Law in the US. How could these stories have been banned in here? Come find out, share the stories aloud and enjoy Chaucer themed refreshments.

Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian (Teacher)

09/26/2016 - 19:00
09/26/2016 - 20:30
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Join elementary school teacher Zeb Mims for a celebration and exploration of Sherman Alexie's challenging YA book.

James Jarvis Plays Piano

07/31/2016 - 15:00
07/31/2016 - 18:00
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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

07/24/2016 - 15:00
07/24/2016 - 18:00
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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

07/17/2016 - 15:00
07/17/2016 - 18:00
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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

07/10/2016 - 15:00
07/10/2016 - 18:00
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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

07/03/2016 - 15:00
07/03/2016 - 18:00
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The stunning original compositions of James Jarvis - our own Aaron Copeland! Relax with a glass of wine and enjoy beautiful piano music.

Literary History Walking Tour

07/30/2016 - 13:30
07/30/2016 - 15:30
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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

  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!