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SECONDHAND (USED) BOOKFAIRS BOOK FAIRS - 2018


SYDNEY & REGIONAL NEW SOUTH WALES (NSW)

Bookhome provides this page as a community service. Thousands of books at bargain prices.
Help out needy non-profit community groups in Sydney and regional NSW.
We include University library sales, and a few public library sales.
SOME CONVENERS MAY NOT HAVE DECIDED ON DATES
FOR SALES (Check back later).

WARNING:
RE-CHECK DETAILS WITH THE CONVENOR OR THEIR WEBSITE BEFORE A SALE
(particularly if you are travelling a large distance).
These bookfairs are usually run by changing groups of volunteers.
Opening times, dates and venues sometimes change; we are not always notified.

LAST UPDATED: APRIL 30, 2018.

See also: Bookfair list at JOHN TIPPER'S COLLECTING
BOOKS & MAGAZINES

IN MEMORIAM 1968 - 2012:
UNIVERSITY OF NEW SOUTH WALES BOOKFAIR:
March/April each year, 50,000 to 100,000 books (Last sale 2012).
Read: Fugitive Books, by Roderic Campbell. UNSW Archives. ISBN: 9780733434679.

    JANUARY 2018
  • Fine Music 102.5-FM Book and CD Fair (was 2MBS-FM) (10-day sale). Phone 02-4322-3180. Email: 2mbsbooks@tpg.com.au. Website: www.finemusicfm.com/fine-music-book-cd-fairs.html.
    Date: Thursday January 18 to Sunday January 28 (Thursday opening night: 6 PM - 10 PM, thereafter 9 AM - 6 PM each day). Perhaps half-price last day.
    Location: Johnson Hall, Crows Nest Centre, Ernest Place (61 Willoughby Rd), Crows Nest. Parking station behind venue (free for 2 hours, enter from Holtemann St).

  • Braidwood Community Monster Australia Day Bookfair (Anglican Parish of Braidwood). Twice a year. Phone Marjorie, 02-48461243 or braidwoodbookfair@gmail.com.
    Date: Thursday January 25 to Sunday January 28 (9 AM - 4 PM).
    Location: National Theatre, Wallace Street, Braidwood, opposite the Braidwood Bakery.

    FEBRUARY 2018
  • Lifeline Harbour to Hawkesbury Chatswood Bookfair Book Fair (40,000 books, some CDs & DVDs). Phone 02-9498-8805. Web: www.lifelineh2h.org.au.
    Date: Saturday February 3, Sunday February 4 (8 AM - 5 PM).
    Location: Civic Pavilion, The Concourse, 409 Victoria Avenue, Chatswood. Underground car park available beneath venue entrance street behind (about $8 parking fee).

  • Lifeline Canberra Epic Bookfair. Three times a year (200,000 books etc). Phone 02-6241-2901. Web site: www.act.lifeline.org.au. Email: bookfair@act.lifeline.org,au.
    Date: Friday Feb. 9 (9 AM - 6 PM); Saturday Feb. 10 (9 AM - 5 PM); Sunday Feb. 11 (10 AM - 4 PM). Includes Collectibles.
    Location: Budawang and Coorong Pavilions, Epic Exhibition Park, Corner Flemington Road and Northbourne Avenue, Mitchell, ACT [Canberra].

  • Lifeline Northern Beaches Warriewood Bookfair. Five times a year (20,000 books). Phone 02-9949-5522. Email: bookfairs@lifelinenb.org.au. Web: www.lifelinenb.org.au/shop/book-fairs.
    Date: Friday February 23 (1 PM - 8 PM), Saturday February 24 (9 AM - 5 PM); Sunday February 25 (9 AM - 2 PM).
    Location: Ted Blackwood Hall, corner Jackson & Boondah Roads, Warriewood (up the road from the shopping centre).

    MARCH 2018
  • West Pennant Hills & Cherrybrook Rotary Club Annual Giant Book Sale (March or April). Andrew Little 0468-330667. Web: www.wphcrotary.org. Email: wphc.rotary@gmail.com. Thousands of books, DVDs, CDs and records.
    Date: Friday March 16 (9 AM - 8 PM), Saturday March 17 (8 AM - 3 PM), Sunday March 18 (11 AM - 2 PM, clearance sale).
    Location: Uniting Church, 134 New Line Rd, Cherrybrook.

  • Lifeline South Coast Autumn Bookfair. Three times per year (70,000 books). Phone Clare Leslie 02-42281311. Web: www.lifelinesouthcoast.org.au.
    Date: Friday March 20 (9 - 5), Saturday March 21 (9 - 5), Sunday March 22 (9 - 4).
    Location: Illawarra Sports Stadium, Berkeley (Wollongong area).

  • St Peters Public School P&C Book Fair (annual, March or April). Thousands of books, DVDs, games, posters, etc. (some vintage and collectable). Email: katestrang@hotmail.com. Phone 0421337170.
    Date: Sunday March 25 (10 AM - 4 PM).
    Location: St Peters Public School Hall, entrance in St Peters Street, St Peters (parking school carpark end St Peters St).

    APRIL 2018
  • [NEW VENUE] Fine Music 102.5-FM Book and CD Bookfair (was 2MBS-FM). Phone 02-4322-3180. Email: 2mbsbooks@tpg.com.au. Website: www.finemusicfm.com/fine-music-book-cd-fairs.html.
    Date: Thursday April 5 to Sunday April 8 (Thursday opening night: 6 PM - 10 PM, thereafter 10 AM - 6 PM each day). Perhaps half-price last day.
    Location: Club Five Dock RSL, 66 Great North Road, Five Dock.

  • Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (RIDBC) Annual Community Fair: Books - Toys - Music - Plants. Annual, in about April. Phone 02-9872-0329. Email: fundraising@ridbc.org.au. Web: www.ridbc.org.au..
    Date: Friday April 13, Saturday April 14, Sunday April 15 (8 AM - 3 PM).
    Location: RIDC Renwick Centre, Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children, 361-365 North Rocks Road, North Rocks.

  • Lifeline Harbour to Hawkesbury Thornleigh Bookfair Book Fair. . Phone 02-9498-8805. Web: lifelineh2h.org.au (click on Coming Events).
    Date: Saturday April 28, Sunday April 29 (8 AM - 5 PM).
    Location: Thornleigh Community Centre, Corner Phyllis & Central Avenue (next to Bunnings), Thornleigh.

  • Blayney Anglican Book Fair. Phone Lucy 02-63682434.
    Date: Friday April xx, Saturday April xx, Friday April xx, Saturday April xx (9 AM - 4 PM).
    Location: Blayney Anglican Church Hall, Adelaide Street, Blayney.

    MAY 2018
  • [NEW VENUE, 2017] Lifeline Northern Beaches Brookvale Bookfair. Five times a year. Web: www.lifeline.org.au/northernbeaches. Email: lifeline@justnet.com.au. Phone 02-9949-5522.
    Date: Friday May 25 (4 PM - 9 PM); Saturday May 26 (9 AM - 5 PM); Sunday May 27 (9 AM - 2 PM, sometimes half-price day).
    Location: St Augustine's College Sydney, Federal Parade West & Alfred Street (next to Brookvale Oval), Brookvale .

  • Lifeline Harbour to Hawkesbury Hornsby $1 Clearance Book Sale.Phone 02-9498-8805. Web: lifelineh2h.org.au (click on Coming Events).
    Date: Saturday May 26, Sunday May 27 (8 AM - 4 PM).
    Location: Hornsby War Memorial Hall, 2 High Street, Hornsby.

  • Friends of the Waverley Library Book Sale.Phone 0431-968384. Email: fowlcontact@gmail.com. Web: www.waverley.nsw.gov.au/services/library (click on What's On).
    Date: Saturday May 26 (10 AM - 2 PM), Sunday May 27 (1.30 - 4 PM).
    Location: Waverley Library 1st Floor Theatrette, 32 - 48 Denison St, Bondi Junction.

    JUNE 2018
  • Fine Music 102.5-FM Book and CD Fair (was 2MBS-FM) (10-day sale). Phone 02-4322-3180. Email: 2mbsbooks@tpg.com.au. Website: www.finemusicfm.com/fine-music-book-cd-fairs.html.
    Date: Thursday June 7 to Sunday June 17 (Thursday opening night: 6 PM - 10 PM, thereafter 9 AM - 6 PM each day). Possible half-price last day.
    Location: Johnson Hall, Crows Nest Centre, Ernest Place (61 Willoughby Rd), Crows Nest. Parking station behind venue (free for 2 hours, enter from Holtemann St).

  • Braidwood Monster Long-Weekend Bookfair (Anglican Parish of Braidwood). Twice a year. Phone Marjorie, 02-48461243 or braidwoodbookfair@gmail.com.
    Date: June long-weekend, Friday June 8 to Sunday June 10 ( 9 AM to 4 PM), Monday June 11 (9 AM - 2 PM).
    Location: National Theatre, main street Braidwood, opposite Braidwood Bakery.

  • [CANCELLED THIS YEAR] Lifeline South Coast (Wollongong) Winter Bookfair. Three times a year (40,000 books). Phone 02-42281311. Web: www.lifelinesouthcoast.org.au.
    Date: June long weekend: Friday June 1 (9 AM - 5 PM), Saturday June 2 (9 AM - 5 PM), Sunday June 3 (9 AM - 4 PM).
    Location: Shoalhaven Basketball Stadium, Bomaderry.

  • [ONE MONTH EARLIER THIS YEAR] Galston Rotary Club Annual Bookfair. Annual, June or July. Phone: 0410-530691. Email: Kathryn.crowhurst@iprimus.com.au. www.galstonrotary.org.au.
    Date: Friday 22 June (8.30 AM - 5 PM), Saturday 23 June (8.30 AM - 5 PM), Sunday 24 June (8.30 AM to 5 PM). Over 55,000 books, including collectible first editions, plus puzzles, CDs, etc. Clearance sale from 3 P.M. Sunday.
    Location: Galston Community Centre, 37 Arcadia Rd, Galston.

  • Lifeline Southside Canberra Bookfair. Three times a year (200,000 books, Southside being smaller). Phone 02-6247-0655. Web site: www.act.lifeline.org.au .
    Date: Friday June xx (9 - 6); Saturday June xx (9 - 5); Sunday June xx (10 - 4).
    Location: The Auditorium, Erindale Vikings, 6 Ricardo Street, Wanniassa.

  • Rouse Hill Rotary Book Fair. Phone 0425-206777. Email: bredin@bigpond.net.au.
    Date: Saturday June xx, Sunday June xx (9 AM - 3 PM each day).
    Location: Kellyville Public School, 35A Windsor Rd, Kellyville.

    JULY 2018
  • Lifeline Harbour to Hawkesbury Bookfair Wahroonga Book Fair. Annual, in mid-late July. Over 90,000 books with extra books added each day. Phone 02-9498-8805. Web: lifelineh2h.org.au (click on Coming Events).
    Date: Thursday July 19 to Friday July 20 (9 AM - 9 PM), Saturday July 21 to Sunday July 22 (9 AM - 5 PM).
    Location: Knox Grammar School, Pacific Highway, Wahroonga. [Undercover parking in Knox car park off Borambil Avenue.]

  • Lifeline Canberra Epic Bookfair. Three times a year (200,000 books etc). Phone 02-6241-2901. Web site: www.act.lifeline.org.au. Email: bookfair@act.lifeline.org,au.
    Date: Friday July 13 (9 AM - 6 PM); Saturday July 14 (9 AM - 5 PM); Sunday July 15 (10 AM - 4 PM). Includes Collectibles.
    Location: Tuggeranong Southern Cross Stadium, Pitman Street, Greenway [Canberra].

  • Rotary Club of Beecroft Annual Bookfair. 10,000 books. Website: www.rotarynews.info/3/Club4198/6863.
    Date: Saturday July xx to Sunday July xx (9AM to 4PM?).
    Location: Beecroft - Cheltenham Scout & Guide Hall, next to Tennis Courts, The Crescent, Beecroft.

    AUGUST 2018
  • [2017 is sale year] Friends of the University of Newcastle Biennial Bookfair. Biennial, in July or August of odd-numbered years. Phone: 49556360 or 4946-8859. Web: www.newcastle.edu.au/events/home/book-fair.
    Date: Saturday August xx to Saturday August xx (7 days). Saturday, Sunday: 10-5; Monday to Friday: 10-4 (7 PM on Thursday). Includes a table of rare books. Free weekends parking.
    Location: The Great Hall, University of Newcastle.

  • Woden Seniors Annual Big Bookfair. Phone 6282 2573. Web: www. wodenseniors.org,au.
    Date: Friday August 10 to Sunday August 12 (10 AM - 4 PM). Includes puzzles, DVDs, etc. Plus president's table of old and rare books
    Location: 12 Corinna St, Woden ACT (opposite Woden Library).

  • Lifeline Northern Beaches Warriewood Bookfair. Five times a year. Includes silent auction. Phone 02-9949-5522. Web: lifeline.org.au/northern beaches.
    Date: Friday August 24 (1 - 8 PM), Saturday August 25 (9 AM - 5 PM); Sunday August 26 (9 AM - 2 PM).
    Location: Ted Blackwood Community Centre, corner Jacksons & Boondah Roads, Warriewood.

    SEPTEMBER 2018
  • Lifeline Sydney & Sutherland Bookfair. Frequency to be advised. Phone: 1800 100024. Google "Wesley Mission Book Fair".
    Date: Saturday Sept xx (9 AM - 6 PM), Sunday Sept xx (9 AM to 4 PM). About 10,000 books, including a vintage and collectible section.
    Location: Ashfield Civic Centre, 260 Liverpool Rd, Ashfield.

  • S. H. Ervin Gallery / National Trust NSW Spring Bookfair. Annual in September. Phone 02-92580173.
    Date: Saturday September xx (11 AM - 4 PM). Web site: www.nsw.nationaltrust.org.au.
    Location: National Trust Centre / S. H. Ervin Gallery, Watson Road, Observatory Hill, The Rocks.

  • University of Sydney Chancellor's Committee Book Fair (Bookfest). Annual, in mid September (70,000 books). Phone 02-93510017. Web: http://sydney.edu.au/ccs/activities/bookfest.shtml.
    Date: Saturday 8 September to Wednesday 12 September, 10 AM - 4 PM (Wed. 10 AM - 2 PM). Tuesday ($10 a box); Wednesday ($5 a box). Includes table of rare books or slow auction.
    Location: The Great Hall, Main Campus. Enter grounds via Derwent St (Glebe) entrance on Parramatta Rd. Meter parking in the University grounds is expensive ($24 / day flat rate weekdays, $1 & $2 coins only; $2/hr after 3 P.M weekdays, and weekends - but free weekend parking in bays & underground carpark near Fisher Library may be available during the bookfair).

  • Lifeline Newcastle and Hunter Annual Book Fest. Annual, September. Phone Jo Turner, 02-4940-2000. Web: www.lifelinehunter.org.au. Email: emmaa@lifelinehunter.org.au.
    Date: Saturday September xx to Sunday September xx (9 AM - 3 PM).
    Location: Newcastle Basketball Stadium, Curley Rd, Broadmeadow.

  • Lifeline Canberra Spring Bookfair (Biggest Ever Bookfair). Three times a year (200,000 books). Phone 02-6247-0655. Web site: www.act.lifeline.org.au .
    Date: Friday September 7 (9 - 6); Saturday Sept 8 (9 - 5); Sunday Sept 9 (10 - 4). Perhaps includes Old & Rare Book Sale in the Kakadu Room (Fri - Sat).
    Location: Budawang and coorong Buildings, Epic Exhibition Park, Flemington Road, Mitchell, ACT [Canberra].

  • Fine Music 102.5-FM Book and CD Fair (was 2MBS-FM) (10-day sale). Over 10,000 books + 10,000 CDs, etc. Five times a year. Phone 02-4322-3180. Email: 2mbsbooks@tpg.com.au. Website: www.finemusicfm.com/fine-music-book-cd-fairs.html.
    Date: Thursday Sept xx (6 - 10 PM), Friday Sept xx to Monday October xx (9 AM - 6 PM). Possible half-price last day. Includes extensive CDs, sheet music, DVDs, records, old prints.
    Location: Crows Nest Centre, 2 Ernest Place (59-61 Willoughby Rd), Crows Nest. Parking station behind venue (free for 2 hours, enter from Holtemann St).

    OCTOBER 2018
  • Lifeline Harbour to Hawkesbury Castle Hill Bookfair.Phone 02-9498-8805. Web: lifelineh2h.org.au (click on Coming Events).
    Date: Saturday October 13, Sunday October 14 (8 AM - 5 PM).
    Location: Oakhill College, Old Northern Rd, Castle Hill. [Plenty parking in school grounds, enter from Old Northern Road at main school entrance.]

  • Lifeline Sydney & Sutherland Bookfair. Frequency to be advised. Phone: 1800 100024. Google "Wesley Mission Book Fair".
    Date: Friday October xx (12 noon - 6 PM), Saturday October xx (9 AM - 6 PM), Sunday October xx (9 AM to 4 PM). About 15,000 books, including a vintage and collectible section.
    Location: Miranda Youth Centre, 2 Central Road, Miranda.

  • Lifeline South Coast (Wollongong) Spring Bookfair. Three times a year (70,000 books). Phone 02-42281311. Web: www.lifelinesouthcoast.org.au.
    Date: Friday Oct. 19 (9 AM - 5 PM), Saturday Oct. 20 (9 AM - 5 PM), Sunday Oct. 21 (9 AM - 4 PM).
    Location: Illawarra Sports Stadium, Berkeley.

    NOVEMBER 2018
  • Lifeline Harbour to Hawkesbury Bookfair. 40,000 books, plus DVDs, CDs, Videos. Phone 02-9498-8805. Web: lifelineh2h.org.au (click on Coming Events).
    Date: Saturday November xx, Sunday November xx (8 AM - 5 PM).
    Location: New location to be advised.

  • [NEW BIGGER VENUE] Lifeline Northern Beaches Balgowlah Bookfair. Five times a year. Web: www.lifeline.org.au/northernbeaches. Email: bookfairs@lifelineb.org.au. Phone 02-9949-5522 (to confirm).
    Date: Friday November 23 (4 - 9 PM); Saturday November 24 (9 AM - 5 PM); Sunday November 25 (9 AM - 2 PM).
    Location: St Augustine's College Sydney, Federal Parade West & Alfred Street (next to Brookvale Oval), Brookvale.

    DECEMBER 2018
  • Lifeline Harbour to Hawkesbury Lindfield $2 Book Sale.Phone 02-9498-8805. Web: lifelineh2h.org.au (click on Coming Events).
    Date: Saturday December 1, Sunday December 2 (9 AM - 4 PM).
    Location: Lifeline Book Depot, corner Polding & Ignatius Roads, West Lindfield.