Where: Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Merivale St, South Brisbane.
Time: Doors open 8:30am to 7:00pm
Free Entry! It's the largest second-hand book sale event in the world and an experience not to be missed.
How to get there
The Lifeline Bookfest is held in the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Merivale Street, South Brisbane.
Paid parking is available beneath the Convention Centre. You can also catch a QR Citytrain to South Brisbane Station or catch a bus to the Cultural Centre Bus Stop.
Call Translink on 13 12 30 or visit www.translink.com.au for more information on public transport to the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre.
The Lifeline Bookfest is divided into three sections
Within each section, books are divided into over 20 categories:
Children's; Australiana; History; Reference; Humour and Oddities; Biography; Literature and Classics; Textbooks; Travel; Health; Science Fiction; Hardback Fiction; Art and Music; Paperback Fiction; Cooking; Computers; Religion; Foreign Language; Vehicles and War Craft; Hobbies; Sport; Gardening; Animals; Penguins and Pelicans; Economics; Sociology; Philosophy; and Science.
In addition to books, each section carries a range of magazines, stationery, videos, CDs, cassettes and records.
Please Note: Your books must be paid for and bags sealed before moving onto other sections. This is required as a security measure. The plastic bags used are biodegradable and recycle bins will be available if you would like to transfer your purchase into a green bag on your way out. Green bags will be available for purchase.
Lifeline Bookfest Brisbane is supported by ABC 612. We'd like to also thank other supporters - SoundImages, Val Morgan.