Japan-related secondhand book sale

Book sale


Room E3.43, Baldessin Precinct Building (110), Ellery Crescent, ANU


Saturday, 22 July, 2017 - 10:00 to Sunday, 23 July, 2017 - 16:00

The Japan Centre, Department of East Asian Studies, School of Culture, History & Language, ANU College of Asia & the Pacific, in conjunction with the ANU Japan Club and the ANU Kabuki Club, is planning to hold another “Japan-related Secondhand Book Sale” this year. The inaugural book sale was held in 2011 as a fundraising activity for people in Japan affected by the 3.11 Earthquake and Tsunami, and was such a great success that we plan to continue with them into the future.

1.      Dates: Saturday 22 July, 10.00am – 4.00pm

                       Sunday 23 July, 10.00am – 4.00pm

2.      Venue: Level 3, Baldessin Precinct Building (BPB; commonly known as the Asian Studies Building; Bldg.#110), ANU

Please see : http://campusmap.anu.edu.au/largemap.asp (Grid E-2)

Please note: Parking is free on Saturday and Sunday in any car park on campus.

3.      Refreshments: Tea, coffee, green tea and soft drinks will be served along with cakes, sembei and gohan with furikake and misoshiru.  (All proceeds will be treated as donations.)

4.      Expected prices: Manga ($1.00), Wrapped Magazines ($2.00), Bunko-bon & Shinsho-ban ($2.00), Books & Monographs ($1.00-$5.00), CDs & DVDs ($1.00-$5.00), etc.

We would appreciate it if you could donate unwanted books, magazines, comic books, CDs and DVDs at any time before Friday 21 July.  However, we would like to limit the offerings to Japanese-language material or material related to Japan in any language.

Please bring your donations to the Yukari-no-ma (Tatami Room)”, Level 3, BPB (as above) by Friday 21 July.  If you have many donations and they are too heavy to carry, please let us know and we will come to your place to collect them.

We are also seeking helpers before the sale to sort out books and other items as well as on the day of the sale both in the “Book Sale” section and “Refreshments” area.  Those who are willing to help, please let us know.  Please disseminate this notice widely amongst your family, friends, acquaintances and business colleagues.

We hope you will come and enjoy treasure hunting on the day of the sale.  Bring your family members, friends and acquaintances, and escape inside from the cold weather.

Please direct any enquiries to the following:

Shun Ikeda, Co-ordinator, Japan Centre

T: 6125-4030 (W)         

M: 0435-917-800         

E: Shun.Ikeda@anu.edu.au




Shun Ikeda
(02) 6125 4030

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