Book hunters swoop on festival to boost Lifeline
FROM picture books to weathered novels dating back decades, the Lifeline Bookfest managed to have it all.
The annual event attracted a crowd of book lovers to the Ipswich Showgrounds over three days, ending with a much-depleted stock late yesterday afternoon.
Michael Turner and his family scored $90 worth of books, filling their bag to the brim with books for kids, mum and dad.
Mr Turner said the family tried to get to the bookfest each year to pick up a swag of pre-loved titles.
Proceeds from the Lifeline Bookfest will go to support the charity's nationwide crisis support line 13 11 14, counselling services and family services.