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Bookfair / Book Lover Lane

It’s happening! The Lifeline Canberra Southside Bookfair is back – you MUST have the Check In CBR App downloaded to checkin to get through the doors at our Southside Bookfair!

We are registered as a COVID Safe event. For your safety, the event will be held on strict accordance with ACT Health regulations.

Due to restrictions associated with COVID there will be limited numbers allowed at Tuggeranong Southern Cross Stadium – please be patient as we know many people in the community are eagerly awaiting the return of our Bookfair.

We are UNABLE to accept book donations at our Southside Bookfair, please take your donations to our warehouse or to Book Lovers Lane MORE INFO HERE alternatively you can call our office on 02 6171 6300 to organise a collection for large quantities.

We are inviting all Canberrans to visit the Southside Bookfair on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and/or Sunday (10, 11, 12, 13 December 2020).

Come and explore the large range of:

  • Textbooks
  • Puzzles, console & board games
  • Computer software & games
  • Lego, war gaming, models and miniatures
  • Magazines, pamphlets & comics
  • Amps & atlases
  • CDs, records & music sheets
  • Talking books
  • DVDs & Blu-ray
  • Calendars & postcards
  • Note books & diaries
  • Bookmarks, posters & prints
  • Stamps & trading cards
  • Sets & encyclopedias

The Bookfair is open

Thursday 10 December, 9am to 4pm

Friday, 11 December, 9am to 6pm (9am – 11am seniors card upon entry);

Saturday, 12 December 9am to 4pm

Sunday, 13 December, 9am to 4pm.

Our Southside Bookfair is held at Tuggeranong Southern Cross Stadium, 7 Pitman Street, Greenway ACT.

Entry is by gold coin donation. All proceeds go directly to our local 13 11 14 crisis support and suicide prevention service, changing lives for the better.

Use the hand sanitiser provided on entry and during your time at the Bookfair. Observe good hygiene and practice social distancing while browsing, queuing and moving around.

We are accepting all forms of payments; cash and electronic.

Book Lovers Lane

Book Lovers Lane at the Fyshwick Markets continues to grow since opening it’s doors in July 2020.

Come and explore the shelves filled with books, DVDs, CDs, puzzles and more (restocking will occur daily).

All funds raised with go directly to our local Crisis Support Service 13 11 14.

A big thank you to all of our wonderful Warehouse Volunteers who have supported, given their time and expertise in getting Book Lovers Lane ready, especially during such unprecedented times in 2020.