Book Sales

Spring Used Book Sale

New for 2022: our 3-day Spring Used Book Sale in Downtown Knoxville!

LOCATION: Central United Methodist Church, 201 3rd Ave., Knoxville, TN 37917


Thursday, March 24: Members Preview Day*, 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Friday, March 25: Open to the public, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, March 26: Half-price day, open to the public, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

*Current 2022 Friends membership required for Members Preview Day. If you’re not a member, join or renew now or at the door.

Download the digital poster here.

And watch for news later this year about our Fall 2022 Used Book Sale!


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.

Online Sales

Visit our online bookstore to shop for special collections, themed book bundles, and grab bags filled with books in your favorite genres!

Order online and pick up at Friends @ Rothrock Used Book Shop. Orders take about a week to prepare. We will contact you when your order is ready to pick up.


Book Sales at Library Branches

Sales at library branches help us put high-quality books in the hands of readers at affordable prices. Visit our Branch Sale page for the latest information about upcoming sales.