Encouraging reading, writing and the love of literature.
At Under the Silver Tree Cooperative Bookshop, we sell a broad range of quality second-hand books as well as new books by local authors. We also specialise in books on local and regional topics. As part of our mission statement we also work to nurture a love of reading and writing throughout the far west of New South Wales.
Registration number NSWC31920
Founded in 2016 as a non-disbursement not-for-profit cooperative to provide Broken Hill and the region with a bookshop, Under the Silver Tree Cooperative Bookshop works to provide our region with opportunities to engage in reading and writing through, among other things, our donation program and writing competitions.
WAYS TO GET INVOLVED
Creating Literate Communities
Under the Silver Tree Cooperative conducts several writing competitions each year.
2023 Short Story Competition
Follow the link to read the winning entries
2023 Poetry Competition
Winners announced 24 June 2023
Check out our Facebook page for notifications about other writing competitions.
POETRY/ PROSE WORKSHOP WITH ROBYN SYKES
Date: Saturday 24th June
Time: 10am – 4pm
Place: Centre for Community, 200 Beryl Street
The Under the Silver Tree Book Club meets monthly on a Wednesday evening.
People are very welcome to come and join this very relaxed club to talk about what they are reading. The group usually picks a theme or a book to get things rolling. To join message us here for more information or just pop in to the bookshop.
2023 POETRY WINNERS ANNOUNCED JUNE 24
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Under the Silver Tree Cooperative Bookshop is always looking for volunteers to help out in the bookshop. Drop-in or call and talk to us about how to become a volunteer.
We have expanded our display of Broken Hill books, to better showcase our fantastic range of books about Broken Hill and books by local authors.
Drop by and pick up a book
29 Sulphide Street, Broken Hill, NSW 2880
Mon - Fri: 10 am - 4 pm
Sat: 10am - 1pm