Established in 1977 by Delaware school teachers Jack and Gemma Buckley, the Ninth Street Book Shop is a family-owned independent bookstore featuring a wide selection of bestsellers, children's books, new releases, books by local authors, and autographed copies. In spite of its name, the Ninth Street Book Shop is located at at the corner of Eighth and Market streets in downtown Wilmington. It offers a frequent buyer rewards program and participiates in Recyclebank, which rewards green actions such as recycling with points that can be redeemed for coupons to the bookstore.
Hours are Monday through Friday 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM and Saturday 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. The bookstore is closed on Sundays.