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Wellington's Biggest Bookfair Next Weekend

DCM Bulletin

23 August 2006

Wellington's Biggest Bookfair Next Weekend

Wellington's annual Bookfair is on next weekend and will again raise much needed funds for Downtown Community Ministry.

Over 60, 000 books have been donated from around the city and with most of them priced at just $2 there are plenty of bargains to be found.

"This has got to be the best value Bookfair around", says Bookfair organiser David Cross.

"There are books here for everyone on almost anything imaginable and they're all well sorted so finding what you want is a piece of cake."

Mr Cross says people looking for rare or valuable books should come early as book hunters are everywhere.

Following on from last year's success, another huge range of vinyl records will be on sale. Also, plenty of goodies in the New Zealand section and Art and Cooking books, plus heaps of text books for university students.

Doors open at the Events Centre at 9am sharp on Saturday, September 2nd going through to 5pm and again at 10am to 4pm on Sunday 3rd.

Everything left at the Bookfair on Sunday; be it vinyl records, tapes, cds, dvds and the special books missed the day before are all reduced to half price.

Now in its 11th year, the Bookfair assists Downtown Community Ministry continue its crucial work addressing homelessness and its associated issues in Wellington city.

DCM still needs volunteers to help out over the weekend, so if you are able, please contact David Cross at DCM to register your interest.


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