Book Sales


Bookstore

Find books, DVDs, magazines, and more, most for $2 or less, all year long at the Friends @ Rothrock Used Book Shop inside Lawson McGhee Library in downtown Knoxville.

The Friends @ Rothrock Used Book Shop is open 7 days a week.  Check here for store hours, news about monthly specials, store prices, and other information.


Branch Sales

Bearden Branch SaleBranches of the Knox County Public Library hold sales throughout the year. These sales feature a wide selection of books at the same great prices as our huge annual event.

Visit our special branch sale page for the latest information about sale locations and dates.


Special Sales

Children's Festival shopperEach year Friends celebrates reading in our community with a mini-bookstore booth at special events such as the Rossini Festival, the Children’s Festival of Reading, and the East Tennessee History Fair. Shoppers at these events will find carefully curated collections of books at bargain prices.

Keep up with all our special sales here.


Annual Used Book Sale

The 2017 Annual Used Book Sale has ended, but our gratitude is endless.

Thank you, Friends volunteers, for your hard work and commitment. Thank you, Friends ambassadors, for helping us spread the word. Thank you, shoppers, for helping us raise funds for our beloved Knox County Public Library. And thank you, sponsors, for everything you did to help make this year’s sale a success.

View photos from the 2017 sale:

Our 2017 sponsors: the Knox County Public Library, the City of Knoxville, Three Rivers Market, Comcast, WBIR TV, the Knoxville News Sentinel, WUOT 91.9 FM, Keurig Green Mountain, Magpie’s Bakery


Volunteer to help at the bookstore or at any of our book sales!

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