Bargains galore at annual Book Fair

Bargains galore will be up for grabs at the annual Book Fair at St Joseph's School on Sunday, May 23.

Thousands of donated second-hand books will be for sale to raise funds for the school's operations.

Nicky Thompson, from the school's Parent Teacher Association, said: "Winter is a great time to snuggle up with a new good book, so come along to find some new treasures."

There will also be toys for sale along with a variety of gastronomical treats, including a stall celebrating the cultural diversity at the school by displaying and selling international baking, sweets and finger food.

Raffles will also be held, and there will be plenty of entertainment for the children.

St Joseph's School principal Trish Inder said the fair was one of the school's three main annual fundraising events, and usually attracted good crowds.

Last year, the fair raised about $20,000, which helped to fund the employment of teacher aides.

Ms Thompson said donated books would still be gratefully accepted at the school.

• St Joseph's School Book Fair, Beetham St, Sunday, May 23, 10am-2pm.


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