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Bookfair / Book Lover Lane



  • Friday 3rd – 9am to 6pm
  • Saturday 4th – 9am to 4pm
  • Sunday 5th – 9am to 4pm

Exhibition Park, entry by gold coin donation or tap and go facilities.

Please note under COVID restrictions strict rules will be in place to allow us the best possible bookfair.

  • NO Stock Pilling allowed, we don’t have the ability to sit and sort books.
  • Capped numbers are allowed in each pavilion.
  • Limited numbers allowed inside at all times, you my be required to wait, please be patient.
  • Please be respectful and follow instructions of staff and volunteers.
  • Do NOT attend the bookfair if you are unwell with any cold of flu like symptoms.
  • Check in will be required to enter, staff can assist you with this if you do not have the check in CBR App.
  • All payment types accepted, including cash and eftpos.

We understand these rules are different to our usual Epic bookfairs, unfortunately these rules need to be in place for the event to go ahead. We cant wait to welcome you back to our Epic bookfair, for any questions please contact us via the contact us page on this site.

Lifeline Canberra’s Bookfairs raise a major portion of the funding needed to keep our local crisis support service running. Our Bookfairs are the largest gathering of book-lovers in Canberra.

Book Lovers Lane

Book Lovers Lane at the Fyshwick Markets continues to grow since opening it’s doors in July 2020.

Come and explore the shelves filled with books, DVDs, CDs, puzzles and more (restocking will occur daily).

All funds raised with go directly to our local Crisis Support Service 13 11 14.

A big thank you to all of our wonderful Warehouse Volunteers who have supported, given their time and expertise in getting Book Lovers Lane ready each week.

When is Book Lovers Lane open?

Thursday 10:00am – 4:00pm
Friday 9:00am – 4:00pm
Saturday 9:00am – 4:00pm
Sunday 9:00am – 4:00pm

Where is Book Lovers Lane?

The Niche Markets within The Fyshwick Fresh Food Markets
36 Mildura St, Fyshwick ACT 2609