The moral of this story is get in quick! When novels are $2 and non-fiction is $3, merchandise is going to move very quickly. Although this sale spans three days from 9:00am to 5:00pm, most of the books are going to walk off the shelves on the Friday, with customers walking around the Fred Moule Pavilion packing big cardboard boxes with stock.
Even on the Saturday at midday, a large variety of books remain, and with such low prices, it's a good excuse to take a risk on something you wouldn't buy at full price from a bookshop. Making transactions easier EFTPOS is available at the Cairns Libraries Book Sale. So why not come down and find yourself a bargain?