A page or two Bookshop

605 Oxley Road
Corinda QLD 4075
Ph. 07 3379 9910

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LYBD Activities
  • To celebrate #loveyourbookshopday, we have a special offer - buy 1 book and get 50% off your second book purchase!

Aesop's Attic Bookshop

70 High St
Kyneton VIC 3444
Ph. 03 5422 6059

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LYBD Activities
  • To celebrate, we'll be running children's craft activities
  • One off discounts on both old and new books

Avenue Bookstore

127 Dundas Place, Albert Park VIC 3026


91 Swan St, Richmond VIC 3121


434 Glenhuntly Road, Elsternwick VIC 3185

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LYBD Activities
  • Celebrate #loveyourbookshopday with DOUBLE POINTS for Frequent Buyer Members!
  • Raffle with fantastic book prizes to be won
  • Promotions will be running across all three store locations

 

Avid Reader

193 Boundary St
West End QLD 4101
Ph. 07 3846 3422

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LYBD Activities
  • 10-11am University of QLD Press champagne breakfast
  • 12pm Indie Publishing showcase
  • Designer Tea Towel competition
  • Flash Fiction 50 Word Short Story competition
  • Author Advice Booth
  • Krazy Chris's Bargain Table

Ballarat Books

15 Armstrong St North
Ballarat VIC 3350
Ph. 03 5333 3222

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LYBD Activities
  • 11am: Children's storytime with Emily Marshall
  • 20% off all children's books
  • Every purchase goes in the draw to win an awesome book hamper!

Bay Life Books

Shop 8, Dunsborough Park Shopping Centre
Dunsborough WA 6281
Ph. 08 9750 5531

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LYBD Activities
  • Giveaways
  • Huge Clearance table
  • Goodies & fun!

Beachside Bookshop

Shop 20, 11-13 Avalon Parade
Avalon Beach NSW 2107
Ph. 02 9918 9918

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LYBD Activities
  • #ozyafanfiction short story and/or #ozyafanart competition. Judged by prominent Oz YA authors & publishers. 1st prize is $100 voucher to spend instore!
  • 12% off all #loveozya & International YA (including new releases)

Beaufort Street Books

567 Beaufort St
Mt Lawley WA 6050
Ph. 08 6142 7996

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LYBD Activities
  • 11am-1pm: Frane Lessac, author of A is for Australian Animals will be in store reading from her book and talking about aussie animals. Kids can make their own animal headband/mask and animal origami. Featuring bobtail lizards from the Darling Range Wildlife Centre
  • Balloons and door prizes!

Benn's Books

437 Centre Road
Bentleigh VIC 3204
Ph. 03 9557 3969

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LYBD Activities
  • DOUBLE POINTS for our Regular Readers Loyalty Program members - sign up on the day!
  • From 10.30am: 91 Storey Treehouse colouring competition. First 13 entrants will receive a Treehouse trivia card deck. Winner receives a copy of the new book & a $25 voucher
  • 11.50am -12.30pm Book character dress up competition. Best dressed wins a voucher!
  • Share the Love Instagram comp - take a pic of your in store purchase, share on Insta & tell us in 50 words or less why you love Benn's Books. Winner receives a $50 voucher!

Berkelouw Books Eumundi

87 Memorial Drive 
Eumundi QLD 4562
Ph. 07 5442 8366

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LYBD Activities
  • Author Jack Kregas will be in store signing copies of his new book, Tall Tales
  • Local musican Andrea Kirwin will be playing smooth tunes all morning from her new album, A Quiet Revolution

Berkelouw Books Hornsby

Shop B30-33, Westfield Shopping Centre
Pacific Highway, Hornsby NSW 2077
Ph. 02 9987 2393

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LYBD Activities
  • Enter a special LYBD writing competitions - kids, teens & adult (max 500 words). Winners will be announced on #loveyourbookshopday, nabbing vouchers to be used in store.
  • Colouring competition to celebrate new book from Andy Griffiths & Terry Denton, The 91-Storey Treehouse. Winners will receive a copy of the book!

Berkelouw Books Leichhardt

70 Norton St
Leichhardt NSW 2040
Ph. 02 9560 3200

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LYBD Activities
  • 9.30am: Teddy Bear's Picnic: Stories, songs, craft and a picnic - bring your own teddy! 
  • 2-3pm: Free Graphic Novel workshop for kids (7+) with Charlotte Rose Hamlyn, author of Opposite Land
  • Bookmark Making workshop for adults & kids
  • Design Your Own Book Covers
  • Fill in the blanks writing competition - win a book voucher!
  • Staff will be dressed as literary characters - wear a costume too for a chance to win a book pack

Best Little Bookshop in Town

81 Cronulla St
Cronulla NSW 2230
Ph. 02 9527 3504

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LYBD Activities
  • Every purchase goes into the draw to win a $250 book voucher!
  • 10 luckys Facebook/Instagram followers will win a $25 book voucher for the most fun/witty/interesting comments on why they love our bookshop

Better Read Than Dead

265 King Street
Newtown NSW 2042
Ph. 02 9557 8700

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LYBD Activities
  • Shelf talker writing competition
  • Writers in residence - Oliver Phommavanh (11am-12pm) & Charlotte Hamlyn (12pm-1pm)
  • Book prizes
  • Literary book characters
  • Cupcakes!

Blarney Books & Art

37 James  St
Port Fairy VIC 3284
Ph. 03 5568 2174

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LYBD Activities
  • Purchase a book & go into the draw to win a big book hamper!
  • 12-4pm: Free snacks & champers
  • 2pm: Bookface photography competition
  • 2.30pm: 'Bookshops are an unnecessary indulgence: A debate between local authors
  • 7.30pm: An evening of song presented by the Bruce Campbell Collective

Book and Paper

36 Douglas Parade
Williamstown VIC 3016
Ph. 03 9397 7784

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LYBD Activities
  • 2pm: Come and meet Claire Saxby, author of Koala and get your book signed!

Book Face Erina

Shop Km06, Erina Fair, Terrigal Drive
Erina NSW 2250
Ph. 02 4365 5288

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LYBD Activities
  • Help us create our 'Love This Book' window display. Share a book or author you LOVE & and it might just appear on a heart in our window. Tell us instore or online here

Book Face Gungahlin

Shop H41-12, The Marketplace, 33 Hibberson St
Gungahlin ACT 2912
Ph. 02 6255 7067

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LYBD Activities
  • Special story time with author Devon Sillett (The Leaky Boat) in the children's section
  • Come dressed as your fav book character for the chance to win a $50 book voucher!
  • Spend $50 in store to enter the raffle for some great prizes
  • Freebies, store offers and much, much more!

Book Face Orion

Orion Town Centre
Springfield QLD 4300
Ph. 07 3470 1644

LYBD Activities
  • Meet local writer Michelle Shea, author of Eat Well and sample some delicious food from the cook book

Book Face Pacific Fair

Shop 1622, Pacific Fair Shopping Centre
Boradbeach QLD 4218
Ph. 07 5592 1700

Book Face Pac Fair

LYBD Activities
  • Join us from 11am as we welcome author Kat Powell (Soft Underbelly). Come & meet Kat and grab a signed copy of her book.
  • Appearance from Marvel artist Wayne Nichols
  • Musical performance from local duo Mandolin Falls
  • Special visit from Batman

Book Face Port Macquarie

40-42 Horton St
Port Macquarie NSW 2444
Ph. 02 6584 6002

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LYBD Activities
  • First 40 people in store will receive an exclusive 'Five Go Bookselling' mini-book
  • Kids colouring competition - go in the running to win a great prize!

Booked at North Adelaide

North Adelaide Shopping Village, 81 O'Connell St
North Adelaide SA 5006
Ph. 08 8361 9866

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LYBD Activities
  • Enter our free giant book raffle when you visit the store on #loveyourbookshopday!

Bookoccino

37a Old Barrenjoey Road
Avalon Beach NSW 2107
Ph. 02 9973 1244

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LYBD Activities
  • 3.30-4.30pm: Dress Up Party & afternoon tea
  • All purchases made on #loveyourbookshopday go into the draw to win a $100 gift voucher!

Books for Cooks

129-131 Therry St
Melbourne VIC 3000
Ph. 03 8415 1415

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LYBD Activities
  • 10.30am: Scone Baking Contest, judged by Phillippa Grogan, Melbourne's Baking Queen, author and owner of Phillippa's Bakery 
  • 12.30pm: We'll be serving up mini-burgers from our fav Night Market stall, Burn City Smokers
  • Each book purchase receives a voucher to spend at Queen Victoria Market & a free Eat, Sleep, Read Local tote bag to fill with market goodies
  • Enjoy live jazz in store from 2pm
  • Shelfie book voucher giveaway

Books Illustrated

74 Mills St
Albert Park VIC 3026
Ph. 0439 031 915

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LYBD Activities
  • Come & celebrate at the smallest bookshop in the city! Open 10 till 5pm, packed with Australian picture books & limited edition prints

Books of Buderim

82 Burnett St
Buderim QLD 4556
Ph. 07 5445 1625

LYBD Activities
  • Games all day - Pass The Parcel, Guess The Book Title, Character Dance, Pin The Book on the Bookshelf
  • Story Time
  • Cupcakes & party food
  • Prizes and book gifts

Books@Stones

360 Logan Road
Stones Corner QLD 4120
Ph. 07 3394 4949

LYBD Activities
  • Face painting
  • Story time
  • Meet the authors

BooksPlus Bathurst

157 Howick St
Bathurst NSW 2795
Ph. 02 6331 5994

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LYBD Activities
  • Come in and enjoy an All Ages story time from 11am, with the BooksPlus staff reading their favourite storybooks!
  • For further info, email admin@booksplus.com.au

Booktique

51 Reid St
Wangaratta VIC 3677
Ph. 03 5721 6235

LYBD Activities
  • 20% off Children's Teen & Fantasy titles
  • More to be announced!

Brays Books

268 Darling Street
Balmain NSW 2041
Ph. 02 9810 5613

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LYBD Activities
  • Join us on #loveyourbookshop to celebrate our 17,600 + days of being in business! To celebrate being open since 1969, we are giving away a FREE book with every book purchase on the day. Over 5 boxes of books to choose your free book from!

Brunswick Bound

361 Sydney Road
Brunswick VIC 3056
Ph. 03 9381 4019

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LYBD Activities
  • Come & celebrate our 10th anniversary on #loveyourbookshopday! We'll be giving away a selection of our favourite reads from the last 10 years.

China Books

2nd floor, 234 Swanston St
Melbourne VIC 3000
Ph. 03 9663 8822

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LYBD Activities
  • From Aug 3rd until #loveyourbookshopday, every purchase made in store goes into the draw to win a $100 China Books gift voucher!

Collins Booksellers Moonee Ponds

76 Puckle St
Moonee Ponds VIC 3039
Ph. 03 9372 0585

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LYBD Activities
  • Free face painting
  • Gift bags
  • Raffle
  • Prizes!

Collins Booksellers Orange

230 Summer St
Orange NSW 2800
Ph. 02 6369 1333

LYBD Activities
  • Purchase anything in store on #loveyourbookshopday and go in the draw to win a $120 gift voucher!

Collins Booksellers Smithfield

Shop 130, Smithfield Shopping Centre  
Cairns QLD 4878
Ph. 07 4038 1786

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LYBD Activities
  • FREE coffee with every book purchase over $30
  • Story Time with local authors
  • Dress as your fav book character (ages 12 & under) for the chance to win a book!
  • Free Puffin toy with every children's Puffin purchase

Collins Booksellers Traralgon

3/74 Seymour St
Traralgon VIC 3844
Ph. 03 5176 2506

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LYBD Activities
  • Free balloons & stickers for the kids!
  • Activity table for kids
  • Make any purchase & go in the draw to win one of multiple raffles!

Constant Reader Bookshop

27 Willoughby Road
Sydney NSW 2065
Ph. 02 9438 1673

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LYBD Activities
  • Come and celebrate #loveyourbookshopday with a Blind Date With a Book Each of our staff have chosen 3 books they love, wrapped them in brown paper to conceal their titles, with 3 tantalising facts written on the outside as clues to what's inside!

Dillons Norwood Bookshop

166 The Parade
Norwood SA 5067
Ph. 08 8331 0946

LYBD Activities
  • 2pm reading of I Spy Animals by author Bronwyn Lindsay
  • Animal facepainting
  • Dog selfie competition
  • Win a book hamper!
  • GIVEAWAYS

Dorothy Dickens Books and Music

88 Sharp St
Cooma NSW 2630
Ph. 02 6452 6052

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LYBD Activities
  • Open mic poetry reading
  • Kids colouring competition
  • Coffee & cupcakes
  • Spend $10 or more & get a free gift
  • All purchases go in the draw to win a bag of books
  • Staff dressed up as book characters
  • Giveaways & competitons

Dymocks Adelaide

135 Rundle Mall
Adelaide SA 5000
Ph. 08 8223 5380

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LYBD Activities
  • Free raffles & giveaways
  • Buy a bargain book for charity
  • Story time
  • Craft activities

Dymocks Brisbane

177 Albert St
Brisbane QLD 4000
Ph. 07 3007 2800

LYBD Activities
  • Local author Christine Wells will be in store signing copies of her new book, The Traitor's Girl, from 11am-1pm
  • Promotions ALL DAY!
  • Spotlight on local authors

Dymocks Hobart

Shop 206/207, Centrepoint Shopping Centre, 70 Murray Street
Hobart TAS 7000
Ph. 03 6231 6656

LYBD Activities
  • 10.30am-2.30pm: Children's entertainer, story time, FREE face painting
  • Best Shelfie Talkers competition
  • Win a book from your wishlist competition
  • Chat to local authors & get books signed with Ask An Author
  • Blind Date With a Book
  • Giveaways all day!

Dymocks Joondalup

Shop 16, Lakeside Shopping City
Joondalup Drive, Joondulap WA 6018
Ph. 08 9300 0895

LYBD Activities
  • In honour of the new book in the series, The 91st Storey Treehouse by Andy Griffiths & Terry Denton, we're having a Treehouse Fun Day! Join us for loads of exciting activities including a colouring competition, treehouse activity pages, games, quizzes, cupcakes and a prize for the BEST costume inspired by the Treehouse series.
  • Cupcakes and iced tea from T2

Dymocks Karrinyup

Shop F121, Karrinyup Shopping Centre
200 Karrinyup Rd, Karrinyup WA 6018
Ph. 08 9445 9992

LYBD Activities
  • In honour of the new book in the series, The 91st Storey Treehouse by Andy Griffiths & Terry Denton, we're having a Treehouse Fun Day! Join us for loads of exciting activities including a colouring competition, treehouse activity pages, games, quizzes, cupcakes and a prize for the BEST costume inspired by the Treehouse series.

Dymocks Melbourne

234 Collins St
Melbourne VIC 3000
Ph. 03 9660 8500

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LYBD Activities
  • Go on a Blind Date With a Book
  • Try your hand at writing the Great Aussie Novel
  • Design a Bookmark for your chance to WIN!
  • Soothe yourself with a spot of colouring
  • Dymocks Booklovers Members receive discounts on full priced purchases. New members can sign up on the day!

Dymocks Morley

Shop 46, Centro Galleria Shopping Centre
Collier Rd, Morley WA 6062
Ph. 08 9276 7500

LYBD Activities
  • In honour of the new book in the series, The 91st Storey Treehouse by Andy Griffiths & Terry Denton, we're having a Treehouse Fun Day! Join us for loads of exciting activities including a colouring competition, treehouse activity pages, games, quizzes, cupcakes and a prize for the BEST costume inspired by the Treehouse series.

Eltham Bookshop

970 Main Rd
Eltham VIC 3122
Ph. 03 9439 8700

LYBD Activities
  • To celebrate our 20th birthday, every 20th customer receives a special gift!
  • Local authors signing books
  • Cakes and ale from 4-5pm
  • Tell us why you love Eltham Bookshop to win a bag of books! 

Fairfield Books

117A Station Street
Fairfield VIC 3078
Ph. 03 9017 4748

LYBD Activities

Farrell's Bookshop

143 Main Street
Mornington VIC 3931
Ph. 03 5975 5034

LYBD Activities
  • Author and ABC sports guru Paul Kennedy signing books from 1-2pm
  • Face painting for kids from 10.30am - 12.30pm
  • Decorate our graffiti wall - write your fav book titles, draw a book character or tell us why you love Farrell's!
  • DOUBLE points for members of Friends of Farrell's Loyalty Program
  • 10% of all sales going to the Indigenous Literacy Foudation
  • Launch of two 40th Birthday celebration competitions - Favourite Farrells and Design a Bookmark

Fox Tale Books

74 Vale Street
Cooma NSW 2630
Ph. 02 6452 3223

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LYBD Activities
  • Storytime at 11am and 2pm
  • All purchases on the day go into the draw for a big prize!
  • Random giveaways throughout the day

Fullers Bookshop

131 Collins St
Hobart TAS 7000
Ph. 03 6234 3800

Fullers

LYBD Activities
  • Write your own Shelf Talker
  • Best Dressed Literary Character competition
  • Children's Reading Chair
  • 91 Storey Treehouse designing
  • Re-design the cover of your favourite book
  • Signature #loveyourbookshopday wrap & coffee deal in the cafe

Gallery Shop, Art Gallery NSW

Art Gallery of NSW, Art Gallery Road
The Domain Sydney NSW 2000
Ph. 02 9225 1718

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LYBD Activities
  • Staff literary dress ups!
  • Prizes for best book costume
  • Storytime for kids at 10.30am, 11.30am & 2.30pm with art mini activities and free colouring in bookmarks from Faber-Castell Australia
  • Purchase any Faber-Castell product $ receive a free copy of the Magical Cities Colouring Book
  • Treats and balloons
  • Art scavenger hunt
  • Spend $20 to enter the draw for a huge book hamper

Gleebooks

49 Glebe Point Rd
Glebe NSW 2037
Ph. 02 9660 5144

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LYBD Activities
  • GLEEBOOKS LOVES THE CLASSICS - join us for a Classics Treasure Hunt (for young & old), Write Your Own Shelf Talkers, Clash of The Titans, Windows displays & delicious baked goods

Great Escape Books

75 Great Ocean Road
Aireys Inlet VIC 3231
Ph. 03 5289 7052

LYBD Activities
  • Sparkling Author Event: High Tea with Isobelle Carmody at 4pm
  • Launch of your own webpage: The Reviewer
  • Have fun on our Graffiti Window Wall
  • Enter the draw to win an awesome book hamper!
  • Kids Colouring Competition, with tips and advice from artist & bookseller Jenny Laidlaw
  • Giveaways & tempting treats all day!

Harry Hartog Warringah

Shop 1246, Westfield Shopping Centre, Condamine St
Warringah NSW 2100
Ph. 02 9360 3200

LYBD Activities
  • 10am: Meet junior fiction author Louise Park as she signs books & gives away a lucky door prize!
  • 11am: Story time
  • 12pm: Meet crime fiction author Bruce McCabe as he signs books & gives away a lucky door prize
  • 1pm: Story time with authors Beck & Matt Stanton (This is a Ball, The Red Book)
  • 2pm: Meet YA author Tonya Alexander, who'll announce the winner of the Loyalty Member prize
  • 3pm: Story time
  • Launch of new initiative, Borrow a Book Bag

Imprints Booksellers

107 Hindley Street
Adelaide SA 5000
Ph. 08 8231 4454

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LYBD Activities
  • Literary lucky dip
  • Party food inc. vegan cupcakes & beer and wine
  • Every purchase goes in a draw to win a bag of books
  • Spend over $50 & receive a free special gift
  • Free Puffin toy with every Puffin children's book
  • Share your LYBD purchases on social media & tag @imprintbooksellers for a chance to win a $50 book voucher!
  • Online customers can shop on the website to be eligible for the same competitions & prizes

Jeffreys Books

140 Glenferrie Road
Malvern VIC 3144
Ph. 03 9509 5133

LYBD Activities
  • Come down and join the party! Details to come.

Kinokuniya Sydney

Lvl 2, The Galeries, 500 George St
Sydney NSW 2000
Ph. 02 9262 7996

Kinokuniya Sydney

LYBD Activities
  • Discounted Kinokuniya Card membership 
  • Free lucky dip book prize with any book purchase over $30
  • Origami Bookmark Making Workshop
  • 11am-1pm: YA Smackdown!
  • 3pm-5pm: Book Trivia Challenge

MacLean's Booksellers

69 Beaumont St
Newcastle NSW 2303
Ph. 02 4969 2525

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LYBD Activities
  • Massive Mystery Giveaway all day - over 100 advance copies of books to be won!
  • 2.30 - 3.30pm: Join our special all-ages story time dressed as your favourite book character!
  • 2.30 - 4pm: Nibble on cupcakes & sip on champers as you browse the shelves

Mary Martin Bookshop

Shop G17, 3 Southgate Ave
Southbank VIC 3006
Ph. 03 9699 2292

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LYBD Activities
  • Blind Date With a Book
  • Rainbow cupcakes
  • Book-Matching service

Mary Ryan's Hervey Bay

Shop 1, 414B Esplanade
Torquay QLD 4655
Ph. 07 4194 2111

LYBD Activities
  • LITERARY LUAU
  • Laze on a li-lo & enjoy a bibliotherapy sesh w/ a book expert
  • Bookish mocktails
  • Loud Hawaiian shirt competition
  • Tongan coconut hat weaving
  • Message in a Bottle writing competition
  • Literacy limbo raising funds for the ILF

Mary Ryan's Milton

40 Park Rd
Brisbane QLD 4064
Ph. 07 3510 5000

LYBD Activities
  • Activities for kids - big & small!
  • Promotions & presentations running all day

Matilda Bookshop

1/8 Mt Barker Rd
Stirling SA 5152
Ph. 08 8339 3931

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LYBD Activities

McLeod's Books

10 Station St
Nunawading VIC 3131
Ph. 03 9877 7214

McLeods Books

LYBD Activities
  • Come and celebrate at McLeod's with our Love Your Bookshop Day Sale! All floor stock will be marked half price. 
  • Free bookmarks for everyone!

Megalong Books

183 Leura Mall
Leura NSW 2780
Ph. 02 4784 1302

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LYBD Activities
  • Face painting
  • Children's story time throughout the day
  • Flash fiction competition
  • Blind Date with a Book, with hidden golden tickets in some of the books

Mostly Books

Mitcham Square, 119 Belair Road
Torrens Park SA 5062
Ph. 08 8373 5190

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LYBD Activities
  • Young Writers group
  • Fairy bread
  • Giveaways
  • Raffle
  • Balloons GALORE
  • Tell us why you LOVE Mostly Books - winner announced on LYBD!
  • Illustrator Robin Tatlow-Lord will be instore drawing kids portraits

 

Muse Canberra

East Hotel, 69 Canberra Avenue
Canberra ACT 2603
Ph. 02 6178 0024

LYBD Activities
  • Special winemakers lunch from 12pm - 3pm
  • More events to be announced soon

New Leaves Bookstore

81 High St
Woodend VIC 3442
Ph. 03 5427 4276

New Leaves

LYBD Activities
  • Help write the 'Never-ending Story of New Leaves'
  • 'Where's The Green Sheep?' competition, with two Mem Fox gift sets to give away
  • New Leaves Lolly Jar Guessing Game
  • Colour your own New Leaves Bookmark

Not Just Books

52 Wilson St
Burnie TAS 7320
Ph. 03 6431 9039

Not just books

LYBD Activities
  • Meet local author Esther Campion
  • Instagram and Facebook follower prize
  • Saturday shopper prize
  • Giveaway for the kids
  • Best Facebook review prize

Novella Fine Books

5 Railway Avenue
Wahroonga NSW 2076
Ph. 02 9489 3128

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LYBD Activities
  • Story time with illustrator Jeanette Lees
  • Jacqueline Harvey (Alice Miranda series) meet & greet + book signing
  • Author talk with Rosanna Wayand (Pieces of the North Shore)
  • Author talk with Michelle Cahill (Letters to Pessoa)

Paper Bird Children's Books & Arts

42 Henry St
Fremantle WA 6160
Ph. 08 9430 7038

Paper Bird

LYBD Activities
  • Bring your favourite pet or teddy and meet authors & illustrators Mark Greenwood, Frane Lessac, James Foley, Kylie Howarth, Samantha Hughes, Raewyn Caisley, Meg McKinley, Nadia King, Liliana Stafford, Catherine Carvell & Norman Jorgenson. All creatures great and small are welcome! Full schedule here.

Paperchain Bookstore

34 Franklin Street
Manuka ACT 2603
Ph. 02 6295 6723

LYBD Activities
  • Toothsome literary treats
  • Find the perfect read by going on a 'Blind Date With a Book'
  • Vinyl soundtrack all day long - bring along your fav album to be played
  • Watch out on social media for a special code that'll give you a cheeky discount on #loveyourbookshopday

Pickwick & Sprout Children's Bookseller

4/850 Heidelberg-Kinglake Road
Hurstbridge VIC 3099
Ph. 0435 358 201

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LYBD Activities
  • Win a $50 Pickwick & Sprout voucher for your tiny reader! All you need to do is tell us your kids FAVE BOOK EVER. Pick up an application form in store or email us.
  • Come to our very FIRST story time! We'll be reading The Pigeon wants a Puppy & Bunny Roo, I love You

Pictures and Pages

400 Sydney Road
Coburg VIC 3058
Ph. 03 9041 6398

LYBD Activities
  • Tenderfoot Scrawl writing competition 'My Bookshop is Moving' - prizes are vouchers to new shop!
  • Special #loveyourbookshopday selfie station
  • Come instore and tell us why 'Pictures and Pages' is your favourite shop

Pilgrim Books

52 McNamara Street
Orange NSW 2800
Ph. 02 6362 5725

LYBD Activities
  • Extended trading from 9am - 3pm
  • Min. 10% off EVERYTHING!
  • Spend $50 or more for 20% discount
  • 123 DVD promotion - buy 1 DVD for 10% discount, 2 for 15% discount & 3 or more for 20% discount (running all week 8-12 Aug)
  • Join loyalty program 'Friends of Pilgrim' to receive a free $5 voucher on next visit!

Poet Store

130 Macquarie St
Hobart TAS 7000
Ph. 03 6245 3870

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LYBD Activities
  • Receive a FREE back issue of Womankind or New Philosopher magazine with every purchase over $50
  • Every book purchase goes into the draw to win a set of Womankind or New Philosopher magazines
  • 10% off all Tasmanian authors
  • Sale table

Readings Hawthorn

701 Glenferrie Rd
Hawthorn VIC 3122
Ph. 03 9819 1917

LYBD Activities

Readings Kids

315 Lygon St
Carlton VIC 3053
Ph. 03 9341 7730

LYBD Activities

Readings St Kilda

112 Acland Street
St Kilda VIC 3182
Ph. 03 9525 3852

LYBD Activities
  • 2pm: Intimate performance by local singer-song writer Joyce Prescher. Prescher will play songs from her debut album, Home. Perfect for fans of folk music with hints of alt-country and Americana.

Riverbend Books

193 Oxford Street
Bulimba NSW 2780
Ph. 07 3899 8555

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LYBD Activities
  • Design a bookmark to celebrate #loveyourbookshopday! Two entry categories: Children & Adult. The winning design for each category will be printed as a LIMITED EDITION Riverbend bookmark, as well as receiving a $100 book voucher. Full details here.

Robinsons Bookshop

Frankston, Chadstone, Emporium, Highpoint, Eastland, Greensborough, Northland, Werribee & Fountain Gate
See locations here.

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LYBD Activities
  • Lots of fun #loveyourbookshopday games - play Match the Quote, Bookshop Scavenger Hunt & Guess the Book
  • Add to our special 'Book That Changed Your Life' window display
  • Make a bookmark on our story time mat
  • To win a book voucher, play our party games or purchase any book in store

Rudolf Steiner Book Centre

307 Sussex Street
Sydney NSW 2000
Ph. 02 9264 5169

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LYBD Activities
  • Lots of activities for kids, including Make Your Own Books, Dress ups, Story telling & Paper folding
  • Food and drinks
  • Discounted items
  • Freebies & competitions

Sandy Pages Coolum

Shop 5, 21 Birtwill Street
Coolum Beach QLD 4573
Ph. 07 5351 1511

LYBD Activities

Squishy Minnie Bookstore

80 Mollison St
Kyneton VIC 3444
Ph. 03 5460 1420

LYBD Activities
  • Colouring in competition - colour in Squishy the Donkey and draw around her to show where she lives. Winner gets a a $50 Squishy Minnie voucher! Download the colouring page here.

Stories Bookshop

Level 1, 75 St John St
Launceston TAS 7250
Ph. 03 6319 1109

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LYBD Activities
  • 10am: Cat in the Hat Story time - includes Cat in the Hat snacks, games & craft
  • 12pm: Decorate Andy's Treehouse to celebrate the release of the 91 Storey Treehouse. First 20 kids win a copy of Treehouse Trivia!

The Bookshop at Queenscliff

30 Hesse St
Queenscliff VIC 3225
Ph. 03 5258 4496

LYBD Activities
  • 11.00-11.30am: Children's author Mick Wannenmacher will skype in from LA to talk about upcoming book series, Mighty Myths!
  • 1.30-2.30pm: Book signing with author Dorothy Johnston (Through a Camel's Eye) & sneak peek of her new book!
  • 3.30-4pm: Book signing with author Kyrstie Barcak (Grow Just One Thing), accompanied by healthy snacks made from recipes in her book
  • 5-5.30pm: Join us for wine & cheese as poet Barry Hill reads from Grass Hut Work, his 10th & latest collection of poetry
  • World's Shortest Story comp
  • Tag us on social media with a pic of your #loveyourbookshopday purchases to go in the running to win a book voucher!

The Bookshop Darlinghurst

207 Oxford Street
Darlinghurst NSW 2010
Ph. 02 9331 1103

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LYBD Activities
  • Come celebrate our 35th birthday with us on #loveyourbookshopday!
  • 2pm: Special visit from MP Alex Greenwich to wish us an official HAPPY BIRTHDAY & cut the birthday cake
  • Spend $40 in store & go in the draw to win an advance copy of Logical Family by Armistead Maupin
  • Spend $40 online or in store & get a free book!
  • Special appearance by former staff member Chris Sims, now National Sales Manager at Hachette Australia
  • Celebratory 35 years window display!

The Children's Bookshop

6 Hannah Street
Beecroft NSW 2119
Ph. 02 9481 8811

LYBD Activities

The Cookery Book

54B Sailors Rd
Northbridge NSW 2063
Ph. 02 9967 8211

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LYBD Activities
  • Come and celebrate our 32nd year of business on #loveyourbookshopday!
  • Culinary delights (including cupcakes!)
  • Come and shop with your dog
  • Cookbook specials

The Dust Jacket

44 Byron St 
Inverell NSW 2360
Ph. 02 6722 4444

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LYBD Activities
  • Tell us in 50 words or less why you love your bookshop to go in the running to win one of three $30 book vouchers! Enter here, with winners announced on #loveyourbookshopday
  • Come in on the day to join the fun, review your fav books & chat with the booksellers.

The Hobart Bookshop

22 Salamanca Square
Hobart TAS 7000
Ph. 03 6223 1803

LYBD Activities
  • Secret Lucky Book comp - if you purchase the shop's chosen 'Lucky Book', you win a book voucher!
  • Post a pic to our Facebook page telling us why you love our bookshop - best entry wins a book voucher.
  • 10% off all purchases if you mention #loveyourbookshopday
  • FREE Balloons
  • Book lucky dips
  • Book Review Comp - submit a 50 word review of your fav book for a chance to win a copy of it
  • Spend more than $100 & go in the draw to win a voucher

The Kid's Bookshop

LYBD Activities
  • Starting at 11am, we'll be playing Book Bingo and giving away prizes. Play along via our Facebook page.

The Leaf Bookshop

3/283 High St
Ashburton VIC 3147
Ph. 03 9885 1900

LYBD Activities
  • Live Music
  • Cupcakes
  • Competitions for younger readers or the young at heart!

The Little Bookroom

759 Nicholson Street
Carlton North VIC 3054
Ph. 03 9387 9837

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LYBD Activities
  • Celebrate #loveyourbookshopday with continuous storytime. Bring your favourite read-aloud picture book & take a turn in the story time chair or soak up stories on the story time rug. 
  • Bookish giveaways!
  • Helium balloons!

The Mad Hatters Bookshop

Shop 3, Manly 7 Day Markets, corner of Stratton Terrace & Cambridge Parade
Manly QLD 4179
Ph. 07 3393 5130

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LYBD Activities
  • Find the infamous Mad Hatters Rock instore, share a pic with it on social media & tell us why #madhattersrocks to win a $50 voucher!
  • 10% books on the day
  • Free balloons and bookmarks
  • Head to our Facebook page to win a book pack for you and a friend!

The Sun Bookshop

10 Ballarat Street
Yarraville VIC 3031
Ph. 03 9689 0661

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LYBD Activities
  • Story time
  • Card making
  • Dress ups
  • Lucky Dip books
  • 11am - 2.45pm: Celebrity booksellers including Sami Shah, JM Green, Jane Harper, Jane Rawson & Emma Viskic
  • #LoveYourBookshopDay photo booth!

The Younger Sun Bookshop

26 Murray Street
Yarraville VIC 3031
Ph. 03 9689 0661

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LYBD Activities
  • 10am: Celebrity bookseller Anna Bramford
  • 11am-2pm: Celebrity Soapbox with Alan Brough, Claire Saxby, Danny Katz & Mitch Vane, Alison Croggan, Bren MacDibble/Cally Black, Cath Crowley, Nova Weetman, Shivaun Plozza & Kate O'Donnell
  • 2.30pm: Card making with Able and Game
  • Dress up Lucky Dip
  • #LoveYourBookshop Wall

Thesaurus Booksellers

29 Church St
Brighton VIC 3186
Ph. 03 9591 0811

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LYBD Activities
  • 10% off store wide
  • Free kids show bags packed with bookish goodies!

Three Four Knock on the Door

2/188 Bay Street
Port Melbourne VIC 3207
Ph. 03 9645 2058

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LYBD Activities
  • Come and tell us why you love our bookshop by writing on our special #whyIlovemybookshop whiteboard

Tim's Bookshop

129 High St, Kew East VIC 3101


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LYBD Activities
  • To celebrate #loveyourbookshopday & the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter, both our stores are being transformed into wizarding wonderlands! 
  • Draw an Owl competition, fairyfloss & activity sheets at both stores
  • Face painting at Canterbury store
  • Lucky dips at Kew store

 

Torquay Books

14B Gilbert Street
Torquay VIC 3228
Ph. 03 5261 2311

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LYBD Activities
  • Intimate author reading from Eliza Henry Jones (Ache)
  • Celebrity booksellers, Favel Parrett & Mark Smith
  • Origami workshop
  • Food styling photography workshop with author Amie Harper
  • Young Writers competition
  • Huge door prize & giveaways ALL DAY
  • Activity station for kids throughout the day

Variety Bookroom

82 Albert St
Moe VIC 3825
Ph. 03 5127 2529

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LYBD Activities
  • 9am - 12.30pm: Special deals, party food, competitions & balloons
  • $25 vouchers for the 5 best suggestions of how we can make the shop even better!

Wakefield Press Bookshop

16 Rose St
Mile End SA 5031
Ph. 08 8352 4455

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LYBD Activities
  • Open from 1pm-5pm on #loveyourbookshopday
  • Special 3 for the price of 2 book offer
  • Free 'I Love My Dog & My Dog Loves Me' giveaway

Where The Wild Things Are Bookshop

191 Boundary St
West End QLD 4101
Ph. 07 3255 3987

LYBD Activities
  • Wild Rumpus parade
  • Street performers
  • Crafternoon
  • More to be announced