2017 Annual Used Book Sale

WHO: Friends of the Knox County Public Library

WHAT: Thousands of carefully selected used books and much more for sale at amazingly low prices

WHEN: Saturday, April 1, through Tuesday, April 4

WHERE: The Jacob Building at Chilhowee Park3301 East Magnolia Avenue,
Knoxville, 37914 (easy access with ample free parking!)

WHY: To support the Knox County Public Library

Sale Hours and Special Days

Saturday, April 1: Members Only Day, 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
(Join Friends or renew your membership now or at the door on the day of the sale!)

Sunday, April 2: Open to the public, 10 a.m.–6 p.m.

Monday, April 3: Half-Price Day! Open to the public, 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
($5 Bag Sale for teachers and librarians from 4–6 p.m.)

Tuesday, April 3: Bag Sale Day! Open to the public, 10 a.m.–3 p.m.
($5/bag of books; bags will be provided.)

2017 Used Book Sale Price List

Payment Methods Accepted: Cash, checks (over $5), and all US-issued and most internationally issued magstripe or chip cards bearing a Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, JCB, or UnionPay logo.


The Jacob Building at Chilhowee Park is part of an 81-acre, multi-use venue owned by the City of Knoxville. It is located blocks away from interstate access, a hop from the Knoxville Zoo, and minutes from downtown Knoxville. Ample free parking, including handicap parking, is available. Visit the Chilhowee Park web page to view a map of the park, and enter 3301 East Magnolia Avenue in your smartphone or navigation system for driving directions.

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