Next BOOKARAMA will be held at the Trinity Hall:

Friday 6th October - 9:00am to 7:00pm
Saturday 7th October - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday 7th October - 9:00am to 3:00pm

BOOKARAMA has been run since 1976 between the Rotary Clubs of Timaru North and Timaru South, providing a low cost book service to the community and significant donations to many local charities.

Book sales

Friday to Sunday around October - November each year.
Trinity Church Hall
College Road

Donations & collection


  • Books
  • Tapes
  • CDs
  • DVDs
  • Records
  • Puzzles


  • Magazines
  • Encyclopedias

Collection points

Most service stations in Timaru, during the two weeks prior to Bookarama,

Collection by arrangement:

Bulk collection may be arranged in special circumstances by emailing our coordinator:

COVID-19 considerations

The running of this event may be affected and any notifications will be placed on this web page and our Facebook page here.

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