Feb 09, 2018 lifeline bookfest, its that time again. The juggernaut which is the brisbane lifeline bookfest returns bigger than ever this weekend and continues for an unprecedented nine days. Our book depots in hornsby and lindfield, coordinated by committees, run seven events a year. An institution on the brisbane calendar, lifeline bookfest is the largest second hand book sale in queensland, helping to raise money to support lifeline s 24hour crisis support line, free face. Lifeline bookfest caboolture brisbane weekendnotes. Proceeds from the bookfest go towards funding frontline services, including the lifeline 11 14 crisis line, which provides suicide prevention services, mental health support and emotional assistance, not only via telephone but faceto. Lifeline bookfest brisbane unitingcare unitingcare queensland. Whisky loot is the boozy subscription service bringing the bar to you every month. From expos to equestrians, we have a large range of new and exciting events booked in every month.
West creek was rushing last night in the toowoomba cbd. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the chronicle lifeline bookfest where once again the founders pavilion, toowoomba showgrounds will be stacked full. Everyday all around australia, lifeline is seeking to recruit volunteers. Well, bookfest is a huge secondhand book sale that happens every year in brisbane, as well as other places around queensland, and all of the money spent goes towards lifeline s suicide prevention and crisis support hotlines.
Mar 02, 2019 come along and bag a bargain at the 39th the chronicle lifeline bookfest. The kerrytown bookfest is a 501c3 nonprofit corporation. The next lifeline bookfest in brisbane will run from saturday th june 2020 to sunday 21st june 2020. Twice a year the brisbane convention and exhibition centre is crammed full. Its bookworm bliss each event has thousands of quality preloved books up for grabs at bargain prices.
March 3, 2018 the opening day of bookfest was huge. Our centre is indebted to these two outstanding groups of volunteers, and their leaders, and to the generosity of the public who donate books. Lifeline bookfest whats on the weekend edition gold coast. The lifeline bookfest is a long running secondhand book festival held several times a year all over australia, including in brisbane. Saturday, january 20, 2018 sunday, january 28, 2018 its that time again. Your donations are tax deductible to the extent permissible by current laws. But its not just books up for grabs at the lifeline bookfest brisbane. The next lifeline bookfest in brisbane will run from saturday 17th january 2020 to monday 27th january 2020. Local news just in letters to the editor opinion queensland national world off beat business. Thousands of books, toys, board games and dolls will be on sale at the founders pavilion of the toowoomba showgrounds on saturday and sunday from 8am. Lifeline is a not for profit organisation and bookfest is a major fundraising event to support its services. Lifeline bookfest abc melbourne australian broadcasting.
Youll also find comics, magazines, records, stationery, puzzles, dvds, cds, vinyl, board games and much more. Apr 15, 2019 the bookfest is always a bit of a lottery. Lifeline bookfest brisbane is the largest second hand book sale in queensland and the biggest fundraising event that supports the 24 hour lifeline 11 14 crisis line. This years massive book sale will be held on saturday 7th march and sunday 8th march at the founders pavilion, toowoomba showgrounds.
Then clear out some room and donate some of your treasure to the sale. Guilt free shopping is just around the corner with the lifeline gold coast bookfest which is on february 911 at the gold coast convention and exhibition centre. Lifeline bookfest is being held from 25 june 3 july at the brisbane convention centre south brisbane. Lifeline darling downs phased reopen of retail stores as covid19 restrictions ease. Lifeline bookfest sunshine coast unitingcare queensland. Visit lifelines bookfest, queenslands largest secondhand book sale at the brisbane convention and exhibition centre to support the 24hour lifeline crisis support line. Brisbane lifeline bookfest 2018 every year for the past five years or so i have dug my calico bags out of the closet, hopped on a bus, and headed to the brisbane lifeline bookfest. The lifeline bookfest is a perfect opportunity for bargain hunters, collectors and families to find preloved books, to stock.
There are heaps of great things about the lifeline bookfest. Toowoombaas biggest recycled book sale was on at the founders pavilion at the showgrounds, glenvale road, toowoomba, saturday 3rd march from 8. Expand your literary family with the lifeline bookfest avid readers understand that a novel isnt just a bound assortment of parchment, but a friendly doorway into new worlds of discovery. One of lifelines most famous events in toowoomba, the chronicle lifeline bookfest, is back again in 2018. Lifeline bookfest, that celebration of all things literary and wordy, is back for its summer soujourn, bigger, better and bookier than ever.
Jun 23, 2018 grab a bargain at lifeline bookfest where you will find 4km of tables with millions of books, magazines, records, puzzles, dvds, cds, vinyl, board games and much more. Toowoomba dalby toowoomba oakey inglewood warwick gatton roma charleville subscribe. This lifesaving service offers suicide prevention and bereavement support over the phone as well as family and crisis support 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. This year, the annual mega book and stationery event will return for the th edition, with diverse offerings for book lovers, students, educators, families and. To volunteer at lifeline caboolture bookfest contact 5409 1400. Yes, lifeline bookfest is back for another round of vintage bargains and startling ranges of everything from australian womens weekly cookbooks to a bit of cheeky erotica, with the midyear sale running from saturday, june 23 to sunday, july 1. This year more than seven shipping containers of books covered topics including cooking, petcare, australian history and cricket. Twice a year there is an enormous charity booksale at the brisbane convention centre. The biannual lifeline bookfest returns to brisbane this weekend. I usually go to look for good books and especially hymn books. This lifesaving service offers prevention and bereavement support over the phone as well as family and crisis support 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. We have thousands of quality preloved books up for grabs with prices from just 50c. In queensland, unitingcare community runs lifeline services such as the 11 14 crisis line and postdisaster community recovery program as well as lifeline shops and events in queensland. Lifeline bookfest january 2018 brisbane by geraldine.
Lifeline bookfest 2020 brisbane bookfest families magazine. One of lifelines biggest events in toowoomba, the chronicle lifeline bookfest, is back again in 2018. All proceeds raised from the event go towards their crisis support and suicide prevention services in this region. Bookfest has grown steadily over the years and now fills the enormous founders pavilion at the toowoomba showgrounds. There is no better source of books than lifeline bookfests. The lifeline book sales help to raise funds to continue this vital service. Lifeline bookfest, bundaberg bookfest is part of the. This year was the 39th lifeline bookfest held in toowoomba and according to the local paper, it was going to be even bigger than.
You can visit at any time during the day that suits you, however, it is advised to visit as early as possible in order to get the greatest selection of millions of quality books. Entry is free and well have a sausage sizzle and drinks available for purchase. Lifeline bookfest to go nine days in brisbane the juggernaut which is the brisbane lifeline bookfest returns bigger than ever this weekend and continues for an. Whisky loot is the boozy subscription service bringing the bar to. Warwick daily news lifeline bookfest highlife magazine. All funds raised at the bookfest support lifeline and unitingcare community programs for individuals, families and children. Jan 21, 2018 hey everyone, i thought for my first ever booktube video it would be fun to take you guys along and show you what i purchased at the 2018 lifeline bookfest in brisbane tahliabelle x p. Bring your friends and family to the lifeline bookfest second hand book sale on the gold coast. The lifeline bookfest is a second hand book sale for book lovers young and old. Booklovers can peruse millions of titles spread over four kilometres of tables. Dont stressed if you missed it, there are still plenty of books for sale today. Lifeline bookfest 2018, brisbane concrete playground. Bookfest jun 2020, lifeline bookfest brisbane, brisbane australia. It is the largest second hand book sale in queensland and the biggest fundraising event that supports the 24 hour lifeline 1114 crisis support line.
Stay in the know and check out all our upcoming events in our calendar or if you want to host an event take a look at our range of unique venues options. Lifeline harbour to hawkesburys book fairs are run entirely by volunteers. Lifeline bookfest is run all over queensland and helps to raise much needed funds for lifeline services. Cant justify buying another book because your shelves are crammed.
Due to the covid19 pandemic we have had to postpone our july bookfair. One of lifeline s biggest events in toowoomba, the chronicle lifeline bookfest, is back again in 2018. All funds raised go towards lifeline darling downs crisis support and suicide prevention services. Brisbane we are back bringing you over a million books across 10 massive days all to raise vital funds for lifeline. Lifeline canberra bookfairs are held three times a year across canberra. Most of my book collection consists of lifeline bookfest books. The lifeline bookfest is a perfect opportunity for bargain hunters, collectors and families to find preloved books, to stock your bookshelf for ages to come.
Since 1980, the chronicle lifeline bookfest has been a landmark event for local bookworms. The lifeline bookfest brisbane is back, bringing you millions of books over nine massive days all to raise incredibly vital funds for the 24 hour lifeline 11 14 crisis support line. Today lifeline has around 40 centres across australia, employing around 1,000 staff and attracting 11,000 volunteers who donate their time. Filling your own library with the worlds greatest stories has never been so easy and cost effective than with the revisit of the lifeline bookfest. Lifeline darling downs and south west queensland ltd. Keep updated via this page for future announcements and new dates. It will be here to enliven your summer at brisbane convention and exhibition centre from saturday 20 to sunday 28 january 2018.
Donations can also be sent directly to kerrytown bookfest. Thousands of books, toys, board games and dolls will be on sale at the founders pavilion of. Lifeline bookfest oct 2018, lifeline bookfest sunshine coast. Lifeline bookfest 8 11 june abc melbourne australian. Click on the donate button to make a donation with paypal. Norman wallis reports on the lifeline bookfest june 2018. Lifeline bookfest winter has definitely arrived so its time to stockpile some books and bunker down, and what better place to snap up some new reading material than the lifeline bookfest. Lifeline is looking for people from all walks of life who would like to make a commitment to regular volunteer work and who are willing to learn new skills, support others and work within the vision and values of lifeline.
For information on bookfest dates in queensland check here. With a sea of books to explore everybody will find something for any interest whether it be paper back or hard cover novels, childrens books, arts and craft, cooking or history. Send us your best photos and videos of the rain either in the comments or in our inbox. At the toowoomba showgrounds, we host a range of events throughout the year. They run all over queensland, all throughout the year. Theres free admission, free parking and eftpos available. Find out more about our northside and southside locations.
Lifeline darling downs and south west queensland have announced that from monday 18 may 2020 they will reopen further retail stores but with reduced trading hours. Lifeline bookfest, brisbane convention and exhibition centre. If youve never been, think the brisbane convention centre, hundreds of people and what lifeline reckons is millions of books. Lifeline bookfest 2018 time to stock up on soap operathemed cookbooks and other treasures you didnt know you needed. Lifeline bookfest the ipswich showgrounds will boast 300 tables stocked to the brim with more than 80 tonnes of hardcovers and paperbacks of all genres, styles and authors, so come and grab some great reads from as little as 50 cents apiece. Bookfest 2018 the chronicle lifeline bookfest at toowoomba showgrounds. Events toowoomba showgrounds royal agricultural society. So yes, we did buy a trolley load of books but we also helped to raise money for a very worthy cause. Hey everyone, i thought for my first ever booktube video it would be fun to take you guys along and show you what i purchased at the 2018 lifeline bookfest in brisbane tahliabelle x p.
The lifeline bookfest is a long running secondhand book festival which is held a couple of times a year all over australia, including in brisbane. Always a second chance carmel rowley during my blissful sunday at the toowoomba lifeline bookfest, i stood back for a few minutes and took in the seemingly endless tables holding close to a million books. The 38th chronicle lifeline bookfest is now over for 2018 and here is a wrap up from ceo of lifeline darling downs and sw queensland, derek tuffield. Lifeline bookfest, brisbane convention and exhibition.1305 570 568 998 952 527 143 427 1071 1424 120 592 1397 1515 1632 191 226 1501 833 1210 696 926 995 964 1091 360 609 1611 702 1417 1099 797 1470 1425 204 641 518 1442 1309 254