- Published on Wednesday, 03 July 2013 12:49
- Written by Super User
Two Sisters Bookery is at 318 Nutt St., Wilmington, for more details, call 910-762-4444.
By: Candace Lookingbill
WILMINGTON – Two Sisters Bookery is one of the last independent local book stores in the area. It has been open for 25 years and for the last two years has been owned by Barbara Galvin. It is located at The Cotton Exchange in downtown Wilmington.
Galvin offers local handmade artisans’ crafts and local authors’ books. She also carries books on the best sellers list and the books listed on the summer reading lists. If she does not have a particular book that you are looking for she can order it as long as it is in print.
Throughout the store you can find Tiffany lamps and eclectic gifts. There are bookmarks, unique greeting cards, including “Downtown Abbey” cards. She offers a little bit of everything. Her children’s corner offer the traditional children books like the “Good Night” series books along with paper dolls, coloring books and stuffed animals that coordinate with the books. She specializes in hard-to-find regional titles and carries the works of many local authors, from cookbooks, local history, ghost tales or an analysis of the Civil War in Wilmington. A new cookbook being offered is “Heavenly Delights” that is put out by Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church. Galvin holds book signings for the local authors and while you are there check out the selection of collectibles, signed books and first editions. This is just a fantastic store and it is local, you do not have to travel far to enjoy.
Two Sisters Bookery is at 318 Nutt St., Wilmington, for more details, call 910-762-4444. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. If you are a local written author or if you are interested in holding a book club, call and speak to Galvin. Visit the website at www.twosistersbookery.com or follow on Facebook.