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Come and see us at Book Lovers Lane at the Fyshwick Markets!

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

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

A big thank you to all of our wonderful Volunteers who keep Book Lovers Lane running with their time and expertise.

Interested in Volunteering? Contact us today.

Where is Book Lovers Lane?

Within the Niche Markets at Fyshwick Fresh Food Markets

36 Mildura St, Fyshwick ACT 2609

For general enquires phone reception on 02 6171 6300

When is Book Lovers Lane open?

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

Donating Books

Each year, Lifeline Canberra gives over 1 million books a new home through our Bookfairs and Book Lovers Lane bookshop. These sales provide a major portion of the funds needed to run the 13 11 14 crisis support line in Canberra.

We accept all clean books (except Readers Digest Condensed books), comics, magazines and pamphlets, encyclopedias (pre-1940 or the last 20 years only, please), sheet music, maps and atlases, calendars and postcards, stamps and trading cards, records, CDs, DVDs, talking books, puzzles, board games and models, collectable card games, war gaming and miniatures, computer software and games for current and historic operating systems. Materials in languages other than English are welcome.

Books and other items can be donated at Book Lovers Lane within our opening hours.
Thank you! Your support keeps our shop running.

Where to donate

You will find our donation facility off Nyrang Street within the Niche Markets.

Fyshwick Fresh Food Markets

36 Mildura St, Fyshwick ACT 2609

When to donate

Books and other items can be donated at Book Lovers Lane within our opening hours.

Please only bring what you can carry. If you have a large donation please call the Lifeline Canberra office on 02 6171 6300 to arrange a collection or please take your donations to our Warehouse at Mitchell

Donations check list

Clean resalable books and items.

Please pack books and items flat in boxes no more than 10 kg in weight.

If you don’t have boxes please place your books in cloth bags.

If the books or items are damaged or soiled we cannot accept them due to the high cost of recycling them.

Exclusive Teaching Resource Sale at Book Lovers Lane

Teachers deserve a sale!

Following the Lifeline Canberra Bookfair in February, we realised we still had plenty to offer to one particular group of superheroes. Teachers!

We’re hosting an Exclusive Teaching Resource Sale at Book Lovers Lane to ensure these books wind up in the hands of the students who love them the most!

What’s on sale?

A selection of pre-loved fiction and non-fiction, all in clean, undamaged condition, suitable for ages 2 to 12.
Perfect for classroom use, take-home readers, and libraries, including several classroom activity materials.

Our wide fiction selection includes: board books, picture books, early readers, chapter books, and series (the perfect opportunity to source those missing books!)

Non-fiction includes space, history, science, fact books, animals, and dinosaurs—something to pique the interest of every keen reader.

Opening hours –

Thur 4 April 3pm – 6pm (bookings only)

Fri 5 April 12.30pm – 6pm (bookings only)

Sat 6 April 9am – 4pm (bookings and general public)

Please note, due to limited staff availability, we need to monitor how many visitors the sale will have each day. Use the EOI form below to let us know when you will be shopping the sale with us.

Location – 

Book Lovers Lane, Fyshwick Fresh Food Markets

36 Mildura St, Fyshwick ACT 2609


Please fill out the expression of interest form below to register your attendance at our Exclusive Teaching Resource Sale

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