Thousands and thousands of books at Lifeline’s Bookfest

Lifeline’s Bookfest Bundaberg
Andrew Armstrong and Kylie Brogden make sure the tables are well stocked at Lifeline’s Bundaberg Bookfest at the recreational Precinct

Well-loved children’s, rare, collectable and other books will all be for sale at the Lifeline Bundaberg Bookfest and $2 Clothing Sale.

Lifeline Bundaberg Bookfest is a popular three-day event, starting 8am Friday, with “thousands and thousands” of pre-loved books up for grabs.

Lifeline retail regional business manager Andrew Armstrong there would be between 30 and 40 thousand books for sale and include a about 20 different categories.

“We will have children’s books from 50 cents and the run-of-the-mill novel will be priced between $3 and $5,” Andrew said.

“We also have some collector’s books, and these will be priced accordingly.”

Along with the thousands of quality pre-loved books Lifeline Bundaberg Bookfest also has a variety of clothing all for sale at $2 an item.

“There will be paperbacks and hardbacks, fiction and non-fiction, Mills and Boon, reference books, cookbooks, gardening books, education, health and wellbeing, craft, jigsaws, puzzles and children’s books galore, along with lots of quality, pre-loved clothing on sale for just $2 a pop!” Andrew said.

Lifeline Bundaberg Bookfest supports Crisis Line

Andrew said the amazing Lifeline telephone counsellors would also be running a sausage sizzle and cafe, with coffee tee and snacks, with money raised going back to organisation to help locals.  

UnitingCare Queensland’s Lifeline Crisis Line answered 158,000 calls during the 2016-17 financial year.

All proceeds from the Lifeline Shops and Bookfest events across the state keep Queensland’s 13 11 14 crisis line going.

Lifeline services include the Crisis Line 13 11 14; suicide bereavement and prevention individual and group support; and Lifeline's disaster recovery program, community recovery.

The doors to Lifeline Bundaberg Bookfest open 8am daily until Sunday at the Main Pavilion, Bundaberg Recreational Precinct, University Drive.

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