Lifeline S-C Big Book Fair: Truck loads of books

Lifeline S-C Big Book Fair: Truck loads of books

Good news for book lovers - Lifeline South Coast Big Book Fair is on again! Happening from October 23-25, many regular features will be back including thousands of books to choose from, a selection of rare and valuable books for sale, a place to drop off your old books and much more. "This will be our biggest ever book fair, considering that sadly our March event had to be cancelled due to COVID," Lifeline South Coast Big Book Fair coordinator, Alicia Ferderer, said. "So we have truck loads of books!" With the pandemic, people have been staying at home reading more books but many people have been stressed and anxious too. "Our Book Fairs are our major fundraising event for Lifeline's 24-hour crisis support service in the Illawarra and South Coast so the fact that we missed March was a huge loss for us," she said. Held again at the Illawarra Sports Stadium in Berkeley, there will be a few things different this year. "As far as COVID is concerned, The Big Book Fair is a registered COVID Safe event including QR code entry for contact tracing, sanitiser stations and a changed floor-plan to allow for socially distanced queuing," Alicia said. "We strongly recommend our customers wear masks and will be monitoring numbers in the stadium. "We have also switched to a small donation on entry via tap machine, compared to our old gold coin donation on entry as in previous years." The Lifeline South Coast volunteers have been busy sorting books into a range ...
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