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Book Lovers Lane

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 will occur daily).

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

A big thank you to all of our wonderful Warehouse Volunteers who have supported, given their time and expertise in getting Book Lovers Lane ready.

We look forward to sharing this new venture with the Canberra community.

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 recycles up to 1 million books — many to our Bookfairs, Book Lovers Lane, to other charities, and to paper recycling.

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.

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

Please bring only what you can carry

Saturday 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Sunday 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

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 / items

Books / items to be packed flat in boxes no more than 10 kg in weight.

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

If the books / items are damaged or soiled we are unable to accept them due to the high cost in recycling them

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