Banned Books Read - In

09/30/2011 - 18:00
09/30/2011 - 20:00

Bring you favorite Banned book to read aloud! Celebrate Freedom READ A BANNED BOOK!

Deadline for Banned Books Essay Contest

09/14/2011 - 00:00
09/14/2011 - 23:59

Banned Books Essay Contest

Prompt: What book do you disagree with or dislike? Why? Defend it’s publication and distribution. 800-1200 wds. Deadline September 14th. Please email entries to

First place: Publication in Encore, $50.00 Gift Certificate to Old Books on Front St., essay read aloud at Banned Books Read - In.

Second Place: $40.00 Gift Certificate to Old Books on Front St., essay read aloud at Banned Books Read - In.

Killer Cuisne Book Signing

08/21/2011 - 15:30
08/21/2011 - 17:30

Book Signing with Chris Forman and traditional Scottish Music with Criag!

Green Book Club

08/02/2011 - 18:00
08/02/2011 - 20:00

This month's book: HOT!

A new “Spiritual Speech Book Club” is forming

08/22/2011 - 18:30
08/22/2011 - 20:00

A new “Spiritual Speech Book Club” is forming.

Lori Wagoner is the facilitator.

The first book will be Judith Lasater’s “What We Say Matters” (available at Old Books on Front St.)
Meetings are tentatively planned for the fourth Mondays, commencing on August 22nd, 6:30 PM. (at Old Books on Front St.)

Potato Breaders Assoc. of America Executive Committe Meeting

08/14/2011 - 10:00
08/14/2011 - 12:00

Yes, you read that correctly - and we couldn't be more excited!!!

Launching of Local History Book Club

07/28/2011 - 19:00
07/28/2011 - 21:00

For people seeking to learn more about this fascinating part of the world! We will alternate a strict non-fiction book one month with a memoir/ fiction work the next.

In honor of the Fourth of July the first book will be:

North Carolina in the American Revolution

Hugh F. Rankin

Describes events in North Carolina leading up to the Revolution, problems in the new state, and fighting that occurred within its borders. Separate chapters are devoted to the Battle of Moore’s Creek Bridge and the Battle of Guilford Courthouse.

Going Green Book Club

07/05/2011 - 19:00
07/05/2011 - 21:00

This Month's Book: Durrell's A Zoo in My Luggage
Available at Old Books on Front St. Discount to Book club members and people arriving by bicycle.

Christopher Lesko Book Launch!

09/18/2011 - 18:00
09/18/2011 - 20:00

The Debut work of Christopher Lesko!

Banned Books Week!

09/24/2011 - 00:00
10/02/2011 - 23:59

Our Celebration of freedom of speech, information and our constitution!


  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!