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New Items All the Time at Second Editions Bookstore

By: Marcey Wright

When the doors of Second Editions Bookstore open, shoppers find a plethora of books!When the doors of Second Editions Bookstore open, so does a world of knowledge and great deals. With monthly book sales on a variety of topics and new inventory all the time, Second Editions matches readers to their interests!

“Items are rotated out for new sales, so the inventory is always fresh and the selection is always new,” said Nancy Knight, assistant director of community outreach and special projects. “Many booklovers make Second Editions Bookstore a regular stop. Some customers stop by each week!”

In the lobby the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library (3030 Poplar Avenue), Second Editions keeps readers coming back for their monthly sales also. “We feature items that are specific to the time of year,” Knight noted, “so the sales are timely according to the season.”

Upcoming sales at Second Editions Bookstore are listed below. 

  • Summer Reading
    June 14 – 28
  • Children
    July 5 – 18
  • Back to School
    July 19 – August 2

These gently-used or new items donated to Memphis Public Libraries are hand selected by the Friends of the Library, a group of philanthropic volunteers who support the Library. “The Friends are astute in identifying novelty items, which may show up in the Library’s Online Bookstore or possibly at the monthly sales in Second Editions,” Knight commented.

With items priced to sale, booklovers can stop by and stay awhile. “The Friends try to feature items that are popular among readers. That way, customers can stock up on books that are popular in different genres!”

For more information about the monthly sales at Second Editions Bookstore, call (901) 415-2700.