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SECONDHAND (USED) BOOKFAIRS BOOK FAIRS - 2017


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, but not public library sales.
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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: AUGUST 18, 2017.

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).

    JANUARY 2017
  • Braidwood Community Monster Bookfair (Anglican Parish of Braidwood). Twice a year. Phone Marjorie, 02-48461243 or braidwoodbookfair@gmail.com.
    Date: Thursday Jan. 26 (Australia Day) to Sunday Jan 29 (9 AM - 4 PM).
    Location: National Theatre, Wallace Street, Braidwood, opposite the Braidwood Bakery.

    FEBRUARY 2017
  • 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 Feb. 4, Sunday Feb. 5 (8AM - 5 PM).
    Location: Civic Pavilion, The Concourse, 409 Victoria Avenue, Chatswood. Underground car park available beneath venue (about $8 parking fee).

  • Lifeline Canberra Epic Bookfair. Three times a year (200,000 books etc). Doubled floor space in 2017. Phone 02-6241-2901. Web site: www.act.lifeline.org.au/item/2017-epic-bookfair. Email: bookfair@act.lifeline.org,au.
    Date: Friday Feb. 10 (9 AM - 6 PM); Saturday Feb. 11 (9 AM - 5 PM); Sunday Feb. 12 (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 Feb 24 (1 PM - 8 PM), Saturday Feb 25 (9 AM - 5 PM); Sunday Feb 26 (9 AM - 2 PM).
    Location: Ted Blackwood Hall, corner Jackson & Boondah Roads, Warriewood (up the road from the shopping centre).

    MARCH 2017
  • Lifeline South Coast Autumn Bookfair. Three times per year (70,000 books). Phone Clare Leslie 02-42281311. Web: www.lifelinesouthcoast.org.au.
    Date: Friday 17 March (9 - 5), Saturday 18 March (9 - 5), Sunday 19 March (9 - 4).
    Location: Illawarra Sports Stadium, Berkeley (Wollongong area).

    APRIL 2017
  • [NEW] St Peters Public School P&C Book Fair (first year, possibly annual). Thousands of books, DVDs, games, posters, etc. (some vintage and collectable). Email: katestrang@hotmail.com.
    Date: Sunday April 2 (10 AM - 4 PM).
    Location: St Peters Public School Hall, St Peters Street, St Peters (parking school carpark end St Peters St).

  • 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 April 7 (9 AM - 8 PM), Saturday April 8 (8 AM - 3 PM), Sunday April 9 (11 AM - 2 PM).
    Location: Uniting Church, 134 New Line Rd, Cherrybrook.

  • 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 7, Saturday April 8, Sunday April 9 (8 AM - 3 PM).
    Location: RIDC Renwick Centre, Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children, 361-365 North Rocks Road, North Rocks.

  • Fine Music 102.5-FM Book and CD Easter 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 13 to Sunday June 16 (Thursday opening night: 6 PM - 10 PM, thereafter 9 AM - 6 PM each day). Perhaps half-price last day.
    Location: Sydney Secondary College, Balmain Campus, 23-33 Terry Street, Rozelle.

  • Lifeline Harbour to Hawkesbury Thornleigh Bookfair Book Fair. . Phone 02-9498-8805. Web: lifelineh2h.org.au (click on Coming Events).
    Date: Saturday April 22, Sunday April 23 (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 2017
  • [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 19 (4 PM - 9 PM); Saturday May 20 (9 AM - 5 PM); Sunday May 21 (9 AM - 2 PM, sometimes half-price day).
    Location: St Augustine's College Sydney, Federal Parade, Brookvale.

  • Lifeline Harbour to Hawkesbury $1 Clearance Book Sale.Phone 02-9498-8805. Web: lifelineh2h.org.au (click on Coming Events).
    Date: Saturday May 27, Sunday May 28 (8 AM - 4 PM).
    Location: Hornsby War Memorial Hall, 2 High Street, Hornsby.

    JUNE 2017
  • [NEW VENUE] 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 2 June (9 AM - 5 PM), Saturday 3 June (9 AM - 5 PM), Sunday 4 June (9 AM - 4 PM).
    Location: Shoalhaven Basketball Stadium, Bomaderry.

  • 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 8 to Sunday June 18 (Thursday opening night: 6 PM - 10 PM, thereafter 9 AM - 6 PM each day). 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).

  • 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.

  • 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 9 to Sunday 11 June ( 9 AM to 4 PM), Monday 12 June (9 AM - 2 PM).
    Location: National Theatre, main street Braidwood, opposite Braidwood Bakery.

  • 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 2017
  • Lifeline Harbour to Hawkesbury Bookfair Wahroonga Book Fair. Annual, in mid-late July. Phone 02-9498-8805. Web: lifelineh2h.org.au (click on Coming Events).
    Date: Thursday July 13 to Friday July 14 (9 AM - 9 PM), Saturday July 15 to Sunday July 16 (9 AM - 5 PM).
    Location: Knox Grammar School, Pacific Highway, Wahroonga. [New hall on site near railway line and Woodville Avenue car park.]

  • [NEW HOURS] Galston Rotary Club Annual Bookfair. Annual, end of July. Phone: 0410-530691. Email: newhamh@iprimus.com.au. www.galstonrotary.org.au.
    Date: Friday 28 July (8.30 AM - 5 PM), Saturday 29 July (8.30 AM - 5 PM), Sunday 30 July (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.

  • 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 2017
  • [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 5 to Saturday August 12 (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 11 to Sunday August 13 (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 25 (1 - 8 PM), Saturday Aug. 26 (9 AM - 5 PM); Sunday Aug. 27 (9 AM - 2 PM).
    Location: Ted Blackwood Community Centre, corner Jacksons & Boondah Roads, Warriewood.

    SEPTEMBER 2017
  • 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. Annual, in mid September (70,000 books). Phone 02-93510017. Web: Sydney.edu.au/ccs/activities/Bookfest.shtml.
    Date: Saturday 9 Sept to Wednesday 13 Sept, 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 8 (9 - 6); Saturday Sept 9 (9 - 5); Sunday Sept 10 (10 - 4). Perhaps includes Old & Rare Book Sale in the Kakadu Room (Fri - Sat).
    Location: Budawang Building, Exhibition Park, Flemington Road (enter via Coorong Pavilion), Mitchell, ACT.

  • 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 21 (6 - 10 PM), Friday Sept 22 to Monday October 2 (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 2017
  • Lifeline Harbour to Hawkesbury Bookfair.Phone 02-9498-8805. Web: lifelineh2h.org.au (click on Coming Events).
    Date: Saturday October 7, Sunday October 8 (8 AM - 5 PM).
    Location: Oakhill College, Old Northern Rd, Castle Hill.

  • 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 (80,000 books). Phone 02-42281311. Web: www.lifelinesouthcoast.org.au.
    Date: Friday 20 Oct (9 AM - 5 PM), Saturday 21 (9 AM - 5 PM), Sunday 22 (9 AM - 4 PM).
    Location: Illawarra Sports Stadium, Berkeley.

    NOVEMBER 2017
  • Lifeline Harbour to Hawkesbury Bookfair Hunters Hill Book Fair. 40,000 books, plus DVDs, CDs, Videos. Phone 02-9498-8805. Web: lifelineh2h.org.au (click on Coming Events).
    Date: Saturday November 4, Sunday November 5 (8 AM - 5 PM).
    Location: Hunters Hill Town Hall, 22 Alexandra Street, Hunters Hill.

  • [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 Nov 24 (4 - 8 PM); Saturday Nov 25 (9 AM - 5 PM); Sunday Dec 26 (9 AM - 2 PM).
    Location: St Augustine's College, Federal Parade, Brookvale (next to Brookvale Oval).

    DECEMBER 2017
  • Lifeline Harbour to Hawkesbury $2 Clearance Book Sale.Phone 02-9498-8805. Web: lifelineh2h.org.au (click on Coming Events).
    Date: Saturday December 2, Sunday December 3 (9 AM - 4 PM).
    Location: Lifeline Book Depot, corner Polding & Ignatius Rds, West Lindfield.