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The Mid-South’s Best Bookstore!

Second Editions Bookstore is the place to find gently-used books for sale at great bargain prices. Now, the Mid-South’s best bookstore is open seven days a week!

Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library
3030 Poplar Avenue (Lobby)
(901) 415-2836 Mondays – Thursdays, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Fridays – Saturdays, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sundays, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Friends members receive a 10 percent discount the first week of each month on thousands of the best donated books at amazingly low prices. The range of books is comparable to library categories, such as hardback and paperback fiction, mysteries, science fiction, fantasies, romance and more. Our children’s materials, begin with first readers through young adults. There is even a graphic novel section. Non-fiction is equally extensive and includes special sections for Southern authors and books about the South, Pulitzer Prize winning books, History and Religion, Large Print, coffee table beauties, Afro-American materials, cookbooks and many more. We always have a large range of encyclopedia sets in wonderful condition. We have extensive music collections on CD and LP, plus audiobooks and magazines.

The average sale price in Second Editions is $3!

Every year, we have 20 to 30 special sales. Check out our Upcoming Events page for upcoming Second Editions sales.

Proceeds from Second Editions Bookstore go toward Memphis Public Libraries!