In each odd-numbered year, the Friends conducts a Book Fair.This is a sale of second-hand books, rare books, records, CDs, DVDs, sheet music, etc. Books include texts, Australiana, art, medical, engineering and commerce. etc. The Friends depends on donations of books, etc, to provide the stock for the Fair.
DONATIONS TO THE BOOK FAIR
The collection point for donations is the Friends’ Place in HG06 which is under the Hunter Building at the end of Hunter Lane. The turn off to Hunter Lane is opposite the new student accommodation buildings, on the ring road. We have uploaded the map.
The Friends Book Place is open 9 am to noon on every Tuesday for deliveries.
The Friends Book Place will be closed Tuesday 6th December 2016.
Tuesday 13 December will be the last day for this year for receipt of books.
We will reopen after the summer break on:
Tuesday 14 February 2017
from 9 am and 12 noon.
Contacts: Meg Levi – 4946 8859
Lesley Gent – 4955 6360 or 0409325979
Rare Book Auction
A feature of the Book Fair is the Slow Auction of Rare Books. Specially selected items are catalogued and prospective purchasers are able to make bids throughout the Fair, with a formal auction terminating the process on the last day.
Book Fair Proceeds
Over the past ten years a number of projects has been funded by the Friends.