Ipswich Bookfesters, thank you so much! You — and your love of books — have raised more than $70,000 to help fund the 24-hour Lifeline 13 11 14 Crisis Support Line. Stay tuned for next year’s Bookfest.
Lifeline Bookfest Ipswich 2018 saw around 300 tables stocked to the brim with over 80 tonnes of hardcovers and paperbacks of all genres, styles and authors.
In fact, there were more than 20 categories of books, including children’s books, paperbacks, hardbacks, cooking, hobbies and more. There was also a large selection of comics, records, CDs, DVDs and games.
Event dates and times
When: Back in 2019
Where: Ipswich Showgrounds, 81 Warwick Road, Ipswich Qld 4035
Cost: Entry is free!
What's on and facillities
- Please bring your own bags, as no bags or trolleys will be available. Or purchase a Lifeline Enviro Bag for $1
- Free parking on site
- Bus stop close by
The books are divided into categories for ease of browsing:
Animals, Art, Australiana, Bibles, Biographies, Children’s, Cooking, Crafts and Hobbies, Film and Stage, Gardening, Hardback Fiction, Health, History, Home Improvement, Humour, Mills & Boon, Motoring, Music, Paperback Fiction, Reference, Sports, War, Western.
We would be delighted to accept your donation! Thanks so much for thinking of us.
Donating at the event
You can donate your books at the Ipswich Bookfest, so please see one of our volunteers at the event for assistance.
We welcome donations all year round through your nearest: