Lifeline Harbour to Hawkesbury will hold their 2016 Chatswood Book Fair this weekend January 30-31 in The Civic Pavilion, The Concourse located at 409 Victoria Avenue, Chatswood.
The Fair will be open both Saturday and Sunday from 8am to 5pm
with all money raised to go directly to Lifeline in assisting the community with much needed support in many critical areas.
These include 24 hour Telephone crisis support 13 11 14; Face to face counselling for individuals and couples; Specialist counselling for Financial and Gambling help services; Suicide Crisis Support and Bereavement Support Groups; Community Aid; Mens Anger Management groups and REACH depression Support Groups.
This excellent venue in a modern and vibrant setting will not only provide for a wonderful presentation of over 40,000 books but also allow for the opportunity to display books in 50 categories in an overall space friendly and air conditioned environment.
Some of the many features include: Foreign Language books with a large including Chinese, French German Hebrew and many other languages, even a Swahili Dictionary.
Cook Book Lovers Feast! books by Heston Blumenthal, Ben Shewry, Christine Mansfield, Guillaume Brahimi, David Dale, Kylie Kwong, Ferran Adria, Thomas Keller, Jean-Francois Piege, Jamie Oliver, Shannon Bennett plus more.
As always they’ll have a terrific selection of Children’s books catering for ages 0-6, 6-12 and Teenagers.
The range is quite overwhelming which include many of today’s most popular children’s authors in a variety of formats. There will also be a very diverse selection in the YA Non-Fiction area.
There’ll be a wide range of Sci-Fi with a special display of the classics from the 1950s,60s and Ô70s plus a wonderful selection of books in the Arts section including many on artists and their works.
Also available will be books on the media, architecture, art deco plus a fantastic selection of beautiful books on photography from around the world.
For sports enthusiasts they have the following interesting publications:
The Official MCC Ashes Treasures, in slip case; The Official Treasures of Muhammad Ali, in slip case; 100 Years of Rugby League, 2 volume set in slip case; A Game of our Own – the story of the birth of Australian Rules football; A Brush With Cricket- Limited Edition #273 / 850.
School textbooks – a very wide range including many high school Maths and Science Books and English texts.
A great selection of comics, Manga and Graphic Novels; comprehensive range of CDs, DVDs. Adult Fiction will include the sub categories of General Fiction, Literature, Romance, Old Favourites, Westerns, Large print, Science Fiction and Fantasy
Inquiries 9498 8805 or visit www.lifelineh2h.org.au