Pam Casey, Andrea Stevenson and Val Harvey from Quota, price and sort books for the book fest.
Pam Casey, Andrea Stevenson and Val Harvey from Quota, price and sort books for the book fest. Robyne Cuerel

Every kind of book at right price

LITERATURE lovers in the Fraser Coast will find themselves in book-heaven tomorrow, when the doors to Maryborough's City Hall open for the 2012 QUOTA book fest.

Classic novels, gothic horrors, puzzles and sci-fi fantasies will all be up for grabs at the massive sale, with weird and wonderful books of all genres expected to find new homes.

Book fest co-ordinator Lyn Nielsen said volunteers had been sorting through thousands of books at the organisations three depots.

"We've got books covering almost every possible subject," Mrs Nielsen said.

"We've been collecting donations from the public for the past six months, and there are a lot of different books."

Organisers are expecting another great turn out for the 2012 event Mrs Nielsen said, though she admitted some book-lovers were more dedicated than others.

"Sometimes we get big crowds waiting at the doors to get in," she said.

"At times it looks like its sale day at Myer, it's really incredible.

"But lately everyone has been very well-behaved, so it should be a good event.

Mrs Nielsen said money raised at the three-day book sale would be donated to different charities throughout the Fraser Coast.

"We haven't decided where the money is going yet, but hopefully we will have a nice sum to share," she said.

Book prices start at 50 cents.

 

When and where

The book fest will be held at the Maryborough City Hall, Kent St.

Tomorrow: 7.30am to 5pm

Friday: 8am to 5pm

Saturday: 7am to 10.30am



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