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McKay Used Books & CDs

Open Now: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Must-See one of Knoxville’s Best Attractions

We are from Oregon and there is a Powell’s Bookstore that is somewhat famous to the locals and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JulieMac M
Portland, Oregon
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Excellent prices

Great place to find a bargain on books. All kinds of books. Layout of store is well organized and... read more

Reviewed July 30, 2018
Nashville, Tennessee
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McKay's is a one-of-a-kind shopping experience. People bring us their previously loved books, movies, video games, music, etc., and we offer them cash or store credit in return. Everything you find on our shelves was brought to us by other customers...more
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230 Papermill Place Way, Knoxville, TN 37919-4867
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are from Oregon and there is a Powell’s Bookstore that is somewhat famous to the locals and visitors for its variety and shop/sell feature. However, it is NOTHING compared to McKay’s. This store is an icon in Knoxville and it is so well-organized and...More

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Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

Great place to find a bargain on books. All kinds of books. Layout of store is well organized and makes it easy to find what you are looking for.

Thank mns1288
Reviewed July 17, 2018

Not every book/game is a great deal; so, be sure to check the prices. For the most part, it's great value for the money, and they have an excellent selection!

Thank Sean W
Reviewed June 19, 2018

Been shopping the McKays stores for years mostly in NC,but this is now my local store. so II'm here about 2 times a month. Not bad place,dvds and ,legos seem to be the best deals going. They are to inconsistent on paperbacks,and comics.with that said,sometimes...More

Thank cromrulzme1
Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

Loved this place. Very clean and doesn't smell like an old bookstore. So much to look at and buy or you can even sell. I could spend hours in there.

Thank Michelle P
Reviewed June 9, 2018

My wife, daughter and I went to McKay's to check out the used books available. The store was packed with so many books, it was a little overwhelming. My daughter bought a number of books for school and my wife checked out the Free Book...More

Thank 71douglasm
Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

Could spend countless hours and a small fortune here daily if given the chance. Great place to visit.

Thank hdeantownsend
Reviewed January 26, 2018

I never pass up a chance to stop at McKay's when passing through Knoxville. Always pick up books, music CDs and movie DVDs.

Thank Kentucky_Guy
Reviewed January 16, 2018 via mobile

Their books are reasonably priced. The staff was helpful and friendly. Their book selection was decent. They were packed with customers and my only complaint is about not being able to browse as much as I would have liked due to how busy they were...More

Thank AlvildaL
Reviewed January 12, 2018

I have found that if you go at the right time, you can find pretty good items. However, when it is crowded it is not very enjoyable.

Thank Joseph E
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Linda L
February 10, 2018|
Response from MsLoveTravel | Reviewed this property |
Yes...however if they have two many copies of a title they may not purchase it.
Tasha D
January 29, 2018|
Response from Jason F | Reviewed this property |
yes they do