Book Sales

Upcoming Sales 

Fountain City Branch:  Saturday, June 17, 10-5

Cedar Bluff Branch:  Friday, June 23 and Saturday, June 24, 10-5

Burlington Branch: Friday, July 14, 10-5, Saturday, July 15, 1-5

Hi-Wire Brewing: July 19-24, Business Hours

Howard Pinkston: Saturday, July 29, 10-5

Friends @ Rothrock Used Book Shop

Located inside Lawson McGhee Library in downtown Knoxville, the Friends @ Rothrock Used Book Shop is open almost every day year-round. The bookstore is closed when Lawson McGhee is closed and on Saturdays when University of Tennessee home games are scheduled during football season in the fall.


  • Monday–Saturday: 10:30 am–4:30 pm
  • Sunday: 1–4:30 pm

Customers can pay by cash, check, or credit card. Most items, with the exception of specially priced books in the glass cases, are $2 or less.

The May special at Rothrock is unopened Great Courses DVD sets for $10/set.

Online Bookstore

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.