Profits raised from the Bendigo Book Fair will support the work of Bendigo Foodshare

Support the Bendigo Book Fair

After many years successfully running the Bendigo Book Fair, in 2023 the Y Service Club of Bendigo handed over the running of the Book Fair to Bendigo Foodshare.

From Easter 2023 the Bendigo Easter Book Fair will be coordinated and run by a group of dedicated Bendigo Foodshare volunteers led by Garth Keech. Garth and his wife Marg Keech are long term supporters of Foodshare and Garth has generously agreed to lead and manage the Book Fair on our behalf.

Event Details: 2023 Bendigo Book Fair 

Venue: YMCA Tom Tweed Stadium,  47 Mundy Street, Bendigo

Dates: Good Friday to Easter Monday (7th – 10th April 2023).


  • Good Friday, Easter Saturday & Easter Sunday  – 9am – 5pm
  • Easter Monday – 9am – 1pm

How you can help:


We need many volunteers to make the event successful and are calling on volunteers to assist. Complete the form below to register your interest to volunteer. Volunteer shifts are usually 2hr time slots, and there are various roles including EFTPOS/Cash operator, fillers to restock and counters.

Volunteer shifts each day:

  • 9am-11am
  • 11am-1pm
  • 1pm-3pm
  • 3pm-5pm

Donate books:

Book donations can be placed in the ‘book bin’ located at YMCA Tom Tweed Stadium, Mundy St (down the right hand side of the stadium). If people need help loading large donations, there are people on site from 8am to 9.30am Monday and Thursday who can help unload.

More information:

For all queries about the Book Fair, expression of intertest to volunteer and how to donate books, please contact Garth directly on 0418 267 122 or via email