Super Kiiids!

03/21/2008 - 19:00
03/21/2008 - 21:00

Is it the Full Moon? A Bird? A Plane? No, it is the Super Kiiids! Live and in persuns at Old Books on Front St. You’ve read them in Currents, heard their CD and always wondered what they are like in the flesh. Now is your chance!

Caribbean Folk Tales with Lady Carib

03/15/2008 - 10:00
03/15/2008 - 11:00

Lady Carib presents traditional Caribbean Folktales at Our Sat. Story Time. An educational event not to be missed! Event is FREE, but seating is limited.

Story Reading with Grammy Carol

03/10/2008 - 10:00
03/10/2008 - 11:00

Grammy Carol presents old fashioned story reading with children.

St. Patrick’s Day Irish Read - In!

03/15/2008 - 18:00

Celebrating the incredible contribution of Irish Writers to literature! Saturday March 15th, 6 PM. The stage is open for 3 minutes to each person to read an excerpt from their fav. Irish (or Irish - American) writer! U2 - to Tom Clancy, come one come all!

Treasure Island comes to Old Books on Front St!

03/22/2008 - 10:00
03/22/2008 - 11:00

Pirates have captured Old Books on Front St! Meet Ben Gunn from Treasure Island on Saturday, March 22nd.

Brought to you by Theatre Exchange & Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts (, Ben Gunn brings to life the exciting story of Treasure Island at Old Books on Front St. The event is FREE, but seating is limited.

Super Kiiids! African American Literary Celebration and Tellin’ Tales all come to Old Books!

We have officially kicked off a new era at Old Books on Front St. All the renovation work to make events possible has come to fruition. This week saw the premier of Story Time, Knit Wits and Open Mic!

Story - YELLER! Story Time With Scooter Hayes!!!!

03/08/2008 - 10:00

Fun for kids of all ages
Saturday Mornings at 10 a.m.

Story - YELLER! Story Time with Scooter Hayes!!!!

03/08/2008 - 10:00

Fun for kids of all ages
Saturday Mornings at 10 a.m.

Post - Renovation & 2 shameless plugs

Can it really be February already? Please come by and see the new shelves! We replaced bookshelves on 2 walls and we have added rolling carts in the front of the store in order to have our much – longed for events. Which brings us to the next topic: please look at the new calendar on the website. Who knew we had so much happening here?

"Story-YELLER!" Storytime for Young Literary Lovers

03/24/2008 - 10:00

Time: Mondays at 10 a.m.
"Story-YELLER!" Storytime by Scooter Hayes
Scooter's work focuses on developing early childhood reading & language skills. Great Stories & Great FUN!

  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!