BOOK SALE: Librarian Sue Gammon and East Bundaberg Rotary Club’s Maria Burnet are preparing for the annual book sale at the Civic Centre, starting on Friday and running through the weekend.
BOOK SALE: Librarian Sue Gammon and East Bundaberg Rotary Club’s Maria Burnet are preparing for the annual book sale at the Civic Centre, starting on Friday and running through the weekend. Max Fleet BUNBKS

Pick up a book at Bundaberg East Rotary's book sale

IF CURLING up with a cuppa and a good book is your idea of heaven, from Friday you can pick up your next great reads at the Bundaberg Regional Libraries and Bundaberg East Rotary annual book sale.

Youth community services librarian Sue Gammon said thousands of books along with puzzles, magazines and DVDs will be on offer at bargain prices.

"The people in this town adore this book sale. The cheapest books are just 50c or people can get 20 magazines for $1," she said.

"About 60% of the books are donations from the community and the rest are excess or old library stock."

Despite the growing popularity of electronic books, Ms Gammon said there was something special about turning the pages of a book.

"When you open the pages of a book you can transport yourself to another place," she said.

Funds from the book sale will be split between the library and Bundaberg East Rotary but the event also benefits community organisations.

"Nursing homes, childcare facilities actually come and pick up a heap of books for really cheap so it's helping them too," Ms Gammon said.

Details

Where: Bundaberg Civic Centre

When: Friday 4-7pm, Saturday 8am- 3pm, Sunday 8am - 1pm



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