Mackay Bookfesters — look at what you did! You raised $54,500 for Lifeline’s vital 24-hour 13 11 14 Crisis Support Line. Thank you so much for your generous support and we hope to see you at next year’s event. Stay tuned for details.
Coming in 2019! Stock up on great reads from as little as $1, plus women’s clothing from $2 a piece and kids’ clothing from $1 a piece.
Children’s books are available and there are also CDs, DVDs, games and puzzles to explore. Books can be purchased with cash or via EFTPOS.
Event dates and times
When: Coming soon!
Where: Paxton Markets, River Street, Mackay QLD
Cost: Entry is free!
What's on and facilities
- Sausage sizzle and drinks for sale
- ATM close by
- No trolleys, but some baskets available
- Bring your own bags — or purchase an environmentally friendly bag ($1)
- Wheelchair access via ramp at side of building
There is free parking available on site.
The books are divided into categories for ease of browsing:
Alternative, Atlases, Australiana, Autobiographies and Biographies, Children’s, Cooking, Crafts, Dictionaries, DIY, Exercise/Diet/Health, Fantasy, Gardening, History, Hobbies, Humour, Maternity, Mills and Boon, Non-Fiction, Planes/Trains/Cars, Poetry, Reader’s Digest, Religion, Science Fiction, Sports, Textbooks, Travel, War, Wildlife, Witchcraft/Dreams/Tarot
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 Mackay Bookfest, so please see one of our volunteers at the event for assistance.
We welcome donations all year round through your nearest: