Visit our new, dedicated Books website here (or click on the relevant section below).


Donating books to the UQ Alumni Book Fair

The Books Team welcome donations of all type of books for the UQ Alumni Book Fair (not just textbooks).

Donations can be left in the Book Shed, in the car park outside Building 82E (Seddon West, St Lucia Campus), at any time. For details and directions to our offices click here.

Donations of large quantities of books need to be prearranged. Please call the Books Team on 07 3365 2263 on Tuesdays or Wednesdays before 12pm to arrange a suitable time.

UQ Alumni Book Fair

The UQ Alumni Book Fair is held biennially. Smaller sales are held in alternate years and every Christmas.

In 2019, the Biennial UQ Alumni Book Fair ®  will run from 3-6 May. The Rare Book Auction will be held at Fryer Library on 3 May, 2019 at 6pm. 

Previous sales

If you haven’t been to one of our Rare Book Auctions, or a UQ Alumni Book Fair, have a look below for a taste of what to expect!

The 2017 Rare Book Auction (2017 auction catalogue here, also see 2017 Press Release) was held on Friday, 21 April, 2017.