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Books, sheet music, recorded music & DVDs at bargain prices

For over 50 years Save the Children has held fundraising book sales at the University of WA. Save the Children is the largest aid and development agency dedicated to helping vulnerable children in Western Australia and overseas.

The first Save the Children book sale of 2020 is set to take over University of WA's Hackett Café, from Saturday 8th to Sunday 9th February, 10am to 4pm. Entry is free.

Thousands of preloved books of exceptional quality have been generously donated and will be available for sale at reasonable prices.

Highlights include:

Rare and valuable

Folio Society Editions

Children's books

Fiction: hardback, softback, classic, prize-winning and speculative


Western Australiana


Australian History

Natural history



Mind, body and spirit

Food and wine


Travel guides

Ephemera, postcards, bookmarks etc.

Complementing the large range of books, is sheet music, recorded music, games, puzzles and a selection of DVDs.


This sale is run by committed and energetic volunteers from Save the Children University Branch. 70% of funds raised will be allocated to local Programs in WA with the remainder being used where most needed.

All are welcome to attend the Save the Children Summer Book Sale. Add to your book collection, find some great summer reads and purchase unique gifts for loved ones.

EFTPOS is available for purchases.

For more information on the event, please see


Where does Save the Children Australia work?

Save the Children Australia works in more than 117 countries around the world. Save the Children Australia manages and implements programs that assist children in countries around the world. They directly deliver programs in the Pacific region and support children and families in our own community, running programs in 197 community locations across Australia.

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When: Sat February 8th and Sun February 9th 10-4pm
Where: The University of Western Australia’s Hackett Cafe, 35 Stirling Hwy; Perth, Western Australia 6009
Cost: Free entry
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