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Upcoming

Lifeline Canberra Bookfairs are held
three times a year across Canberra.

Find out more about our Northside and Southside locations.

Bookstore at the Fyshwick Markets

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic we have had to postpone our July Bookfair.

More information coming soon about our  bookstore at the Fyshwick Markets – CLICK HERE 

Please take extra care of yourself during these uncertain times and remember we are here to support you 24/7 on 13 11 14

September Bookfair

Please keep informed via this page – as we wait for direction from ACT Government around big events in the ACT 

Friday 4 Sept
9am–6pm

Saturday 5 Sept
9am–5pm

Sunday 6 Sept 
10am–4pm

Northside Bookfairs

Exhibition Park in Canberra (EPIC)
Cnr Flemington Road & Northbourne Ave, Mitchell

Coorong and Budawang Pavilions

PARKING

Free Parking is available onsite and also at Exhibition Park’s Wells Station Road car park. See parking options on the attached EPIC Site plan.

Mobility access: Accessible parking options are available in front of both entry and exit. Parcel pickup service is also available outside the exit.

TRANSPORT

Light Rail services run to and from EPIC every 15 minutes on Saturdays & Sundays, with more regular services on weekdays. Customers can use the recently upgraded footpath on the southern side of Flemington Rd (opposite side on the road to EPIC) to walk up to the pedestrian lights to cross over for access to Gate 2 (the main gate with the bus & taxi drop off zone). For more information head to cmet.com.au or the Transport Canberra Journey Planner to plan your trip.

MyWay cards should be tapped on and off at the platforms, or paper tickets can be purchased using cash or payWave at every stop. If passengers are catching the bus, they can use their bus ticket on the Light Rail within the 90 minute transfer period (and same goes for Light Rail paper tickets being used on buses).

SHOPPING & PAYMENT OPTIONS

After selecting items to purchase, please proceed to the tally tables near the exit. The total cost of your purchase will be calculated here, before you move to the cash registers to pay for you purchase. Payment can be made by cash, credit card (MasterCard or Visa) or EFTPOS. If you need help to move heavy books, please approach one of our friendly volunteers.

ON THE DAY

Carry-bags are available for purchase for $3 each. We also encourage you to bring your own carry-bags.

Refreshments are available from the EPIC cafe in the Budawang Pavilion from 9am on Friday and Saturday and 10am on Sunday.

EPIC Café will also be opening its doors for patrons waiting outside from 7am on Friday, and 8am on Saturday – serving tea, coffee and breakfast options.

BULK PURCHASES

For bulk purchases, please bring your own boxes, bags and trolleys to our bookfairs, we cannot supply them .

DONATIONS & VOLUNTEERS

Book Donations are always welcome. Donations can be dropped off outside the main entrance of the Coorong Pavilion. Find out more about donating books.

If you would like to volunteer, register your interest here. For new Volunteers on the day come see us at the information desk during the Bookfair.

Southside Bookfairs

Tuggeranong Southern Cross Stadium
7 Pitman Street, Greenway

PARKING

Free Parking is available at the venue and across the road at South Point Shopping Centre.

TRANSPORT

Bus services run to and from the venue. Visit the Transport Canberra website for routes and times.

SHOPPING & PAYMENT OPTIONS

After selecting items to purchase, please proceed to the tally tables near the exit. The total cost of your purchase will be calculated here, before you move to the cash registers to pay for you purchase. Payment can be made by cash, credit card (MasterCard or Visa) or EFTPOS. If you need help to move heavy books, please approach one of our friendly volunteers.

ON THE DAY

Carry-bags are available for purchase for $3 each. We also encourage you to bring your own carry-bags.

BULK PURCHASES

For bulk purchases, please bring your own boxes, bags and trolleys to our bookfairs, we cannot supply them .

DONATIONS & VOLUNTEERS

Book Donations are always welcome. Donations can be dropped off outside the main entrance of the Tuggeranong Basketball Stadium. Find out more about donating books.

If you would like to volunteer, register your interest here. For new Volunteers on the day come see us at the information desk during the Bookfair.

Future Lifeline Canberra Bookfair Dates

2021

EPIC February 12, 13, 14

Southside July TBC

EPIC September 3, 4, 5

2022

EPIC February 11, 12, 13

Southside July TBC

EPIC September 9, 10, 11