Island Bookstore

A three-store chain of independently-owned, full-service general bookstores on the Northern Beaches of the Outer Banks. Our Duck store is our Flag-ship store featuring over 30,000 titles in-stock. We carry many books on the Outer Banks and a full quarter of our store is dedicated to children’s books.

If it’s not in stock we can bring it from another store within a day, or we can order books for customers in 3-5 business days. Aside from books, we carry greeting cards, puzzles and games for all ages, audiobooks, and book-themed t’s, totes, and gifts. We will ship books anywhere and all New York Times Bestsellers are 20% off everyday.

Current peak season hours are 9am-9pm Everyday.
Shoulder Season: April 14 – June 14 / Sept. 4 – Oct. 8
Mon. – Sat.: 10 AM – 6 PM Sunday 10 AM – 5 PM
Off Season: October 9 – April 13 Call for Hours
Hours may vary.


Find us in Suite #22, building 2



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