James Jarvis Plays Piano

07/03/2016 - 15:00
07/03/2016 - 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.

Literary History Walking Tour

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

07/23/2016 - 13:30
07/23/2016 - 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

07/16/2016 - 13:30
07/16/2016 - 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

07/09/2016 - 13:30
07/09/2016 - 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

07/02/2016 - 13:30
07/02/2016 - 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

Banned Books Week

09/25/2016 - 00:00
10/01/2016 - 23:59
Etc/GMT

Celebrating the right to free speech!

Launch Party for our new B&B Loft!

09/28/2016 - 18:00
09/28/2016 - 20:00
Etc/GMT

Have you ever dreamed of spending the night in a bookstore?
Join us on Wednesday, September 28th at 6 PM to celebrate the opening of The Top Shelf: A Literary Loft. http://www.thetopshelfaliteraryloft.com/

It is our new lodging above Old Books on Front St. complete with a life size version of everyone’s favorite word game!
This project has been six years in the making and Gwenyfar, Jock and the Staff at Old Books would like for you to join us to celebrate making it to this point.

100 Thousand Poets for Change: Launch of Craig Kittner's debut collection: Time's Sweet Savor

09/24/2016 - 16:30
09/24/2016 - 18:30
Etc/GMT

4:30 The launch of our latest poetry book form our imprint, New Books on Front St:

Craig Kittner's Time’s Sweet Savor

We are incredibly proud of this collection.

Please join us to celebrate the power of art.

James Jarvis Plays Piano

06/26/2016 - 15:00
06/26/2016 - 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!