Couplet: Two Days of Verse Poetry Festival + Launch of New Walking Tour

04/18/2015 - 00:00
04/19/2015 - 23:59
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It is time again for our annual poetry festival: Couplet: Two Days of Verse
Please join us for this great line up of events:
Saturday April 18. Richard Krawiec, Danny Krawiec, and Melissa Hassard (from Sable Books) are planning to come to Old Books to offer the following workshops
10:30 – 12:30 flash fiction/poetry craft workshop
1:30- 2:45 book cover design workshop
3-4 Marketing your book
Open mic at 4:30

8:00 PM Up All Night Theatre Co. Devised Theatre piece

1:30 Sat PM join us for our inaugural Literary History Walking Tour of Downtown Wilmington

Banned Books Week

09/27/2015 - 00:00
10/03/2015 - 23:59
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The annual celebration of freedom! Join us - read a banned book!

Happy Aniversary: has it really been 4 years here?

This is a very emotional time of year for me, the combination of the holidays and the anniversary of our move into the new building four years ago is pretty overwhelming. On the one hand it is hard to believe that it has been four years, on the other hand: I keep looking around wondering when we are going to finish unpacking? Perhaps in another four years….

Going Green Magazine Environmental Book Club

12/01/2014 - 00:52
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Winter Count
Barry Lopez

Books available at Old Books on Front St at discount to book club members.

Going Green Magazine Environmental Book Club

11/10/2015 - 18:00
11/10/2015 - 20:00
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This Changes Everything
Naomi Klein

Books available at Old Books on Front St at discount to book club members.

Going Green Magazine Environmental Book Club

10/06/2015 - 18:00
10/06/2015 - 20:00
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World Peace Diet
Will Tuttle

Books available at Old Books on Front St at discount to book club members.

Going Green Magazine Environmental Book Club

09/01/2015 - 18:00
09/01/2015 - 20:00
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Dream of Earth
Thomas Berry

Books available at Old Books on Front St at discount to book club members.

Going Green Magazine Environmental Book Club

08/04/2015 - 18:00
08/04/2015 - 20:00
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Crossroads of the Natural World: Exploring North Carolina with Tom Earnhardt
Tom Earnhardt

Books available at Old Books on Front St at discount to book club members.

Going Green Magazine Environmental Book Club

07/07/2015 - 18:00
07/07/2015 - 20:00
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Sex, Economy, Freedom & Community
Wendell Berry

Books available at Old Books on Front St at discount to book club members.

Going Green Magazine Environmental Book Club

06/02/2015 - 18:00
06/02/2015 - 20:00
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Tom’s River
Dan Fagin

Books available at Old Books on Front St at discount to book club members.

  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!