BnBB - Bring and Buy Books
Second-hand books at The Scots Kirk Lausanne. Open every Wednesday from 15.00 to 17.30
The BnBB sales continue to be popular with book-hungry people and no wonder - with over 2,000 books carefully selected - they are getting some great deals ! It is a special place for all book lovers. Come and see us !
The book stall is open throughout the year except for the weeks of Christmas and New Year. Inquiries regarding BnBB should be directed to : firstname.lastname@example.org.
- You'll find all kind of books in English and French, (a few in German and Italian as well) fiction, non-fiction, history, biography, classics, poetry, art, cooking, travel, language, children's books, music, etc.
- You'll find also a large selection of DVDs.
- Prices: 1 book CHF 2.-, 6 books CHF 10.-, 15 books CHF 20.-, DVDs CHF 3.- CD's CHF 2.-, LPs prices on demand.
- If you have books or DVDs, CDs and LPs that you want to be rid of, please bring them to us.
- Are you looking for a special book? We may be able to find it for you through our network.
- Look out for our special BnBB events: authors speaking about their work; our annual Big Book Bazaar; Scrabble afternoons, etc.
Or simply come and chat with us over tea or coffee in a pleasant and relaxed atmosphere. Please join us!
The hall is open every Wednesday for the BnBB - between 15h00 and 17h30…
Visit the Bring and Buy Books each Wednesday afternoon from 15h00 for a good selection books in English and in French
DVDs and CDs also on sale each week.
Come and enjoy a coffee and a chat too!
Presentations by authors -
On Wednesday, April 26th from 15h00 the Bring and Buy Books team was pleased to welcome Clare O’Dea, an Irish-Swiss journalist as our guest speaker. Clare gave a presentation of her most recent book "The Naked Swiss".
Earlier we marked the 30th anniversary of the film "The Name of the Rose" based on the book by Umberto Eco. Our guest speaker, M. Gérald Morin covered various film related themes in his presentation .
Jean Denis Kraege introduced us to the themes from his book "Ne nous soumets pas à la tentation"
This book event was in English and French.
Lindsay McTeague presented the book about her mother, Sheena Duncan, who dedicated her life to struggle for a non-sexist, just and democratic South Africa. Through her own words and the words of others this account of Sheena Duncan's life reveals the extent of her influence in the quest for justice and peace in South Africa. The book was Written by the author Annemarie Hendrikz with an the introduction by Desmond Tutu.
Dr Vivien Newman presented her previous book to the Book Club in March 2015. Entitled "The Forgotten Women in the First World War" it was an excellent talk based on her fascinating research. On Wednesday, the 24th February Dr Vivien Newman joined us again to share more stories related to her research on Women serving at the front during the First World War.
Michelle Bailat-Jones , a young writer and poet, presented her recently published book, Fog Island Mountains. Her presentation was engaging and well received by all.