Book Fair

Lifeline South Coast's Big Book Fair

Lifeline South Coast Big Book Fair

October 2020 Big Book Fair is on! We are back with a great range of fiction and nonfiction titles including the very best quality childrens and teen books.

We are registered as a COVID Safe event, your assistance to keep everyone safe will be appreciated. We strongly encourage you to wear a facemask, please scan in using the supplied QR code or use the sign in sheet, use the hand sanitiser provided on entry and during your time at the book fair observe good hygiene and practice social distancing while browsing, queueing and moving from one room to the next.

The stadium has air conditioning and we are encouraging contactless payments.

We look forward to seeing you at our October 20 Big Book Fair!


Friday 23 October 9am-5pm
Saturday 24 October 9am-5pm
Sunday 25 October 9am-4pm

Thank you for your continued support helping us deliver vital services to the Illawarra and Shoalhaven as well as our 13 11 14 crisis support service.

Thank you also to our event sponsors:

Media partners:
Wave FM
Prime 7

Gold partners:
Southern.IML Pathology
Illawarra Sports Stadium

Donate your books

Books can be donated year round at our Unanderra Book Sorting 1/29-35 Princes Hwy, Unanderra.

Selected Wollongong and Shellharbour City Libraries are also supporting us as collection points.

Donating at the event

You can donate your books at the Lifeline South Coast Big Book Fair, so please see one of our volunteers at the event for assistance.


Fri 23

Big Book Fair – October 2020

October 23 - October 25

Book Donations

Our book donation drop off point is located at 1/29-35 Princes Hwy Unanderra and is open Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 2:30 pm.

Customers can drive up, unload their boot of books to donate at the door.

Interested in becoming a Book Fair Volunteer?

Lifeline South Coast is seeking dedicated and enthusiastic volunteers to help at the Big Book Fair! Click here for more information and to apply.

For 24-hour telephone crisis support, call Lifeline on 13 11 14

If life is in danger, call 000