News

Round 7 of Support BC Sweepstakes is here!
May 7, 2019
We just saw that member J4shaw has posted Round 7 of this fantastic Sweepstakes in the RABCK forum. Last round, Supply Store Manager (Moem) reported that the collective amount of orders from Round 6 of the Sweepstakes raised over $500 which went dire... more »
Who will host the Convention in 2021?
May 1, 2019
Until very recently, no one had come forward to host the Anniversary BookCrossing Convention in 2021, and it was a bit worrisome for those of us who love to visit large BookCrossing gatherings. But that has changed! In more »
Time to say Auf Wiedersehen
April 28, 2019
The Anniversary Convention in Mainz, Germany has come to an end. Time to say goodbye and head home, many of us with a suitcase full of books and a head full of good memories. It was a great convention, very well organised, and from the perspective of... more »
Support: Potential duplicate replies
April 13, 2019
We recently encountered another bug which held up messages coming through to us, sent from the Contact Us link. Thanks to Ardik (once again!), this bug has been zapped, and a large number of message... more »
#BC24HrReadathon is this weekend
April 11, 2019
** Read a page, a chapter, a book, or several.....but please do join us! ** As mentioned in the Community Bulletin Board forum several months ago, the first BookCrossing 24 hour Readathon will be held on Sunday April 14th, 2019! more »
BookCrossing Day: the supplies have landed!
February 23, 2019
This year's BookCrossing Day supplies have just landed in the Store! This is a colourful edition with a very light hearted feel; the bookplate that Lesenslust designed sends the message that books, a... more »
Contact Us is back up; backlog is now cleared
February 19, 2019
We reported last week that there was an issue with messages sent via Contact Us not being received by the Support Team, and Ardik followed up on this to highlight that he had fixed the blocker, but had unearthed the issue of some 300 messages that ha... more »
BookCrossing Day Contest: the winners!
February 18, 2019
Ballycumber proudly presents the winners of this year's BookCrossing Day contest in the Announcements forum! Hurry on over to find out who they are. more »
Volunteer Support Team not receiving messages via "Contact Us"
February 12, 2019
It seems the Volunteer Support Team is experiencing issues with not receiving messages sent via the Contact Us page. Please bear with the Team while they work to resolve the issue to get this back working again. We suggest in the interim, Members use... more »
BookCrossing Day Contest: vote now!
February 2, 2019
All entries for this year's BookCrossing Day contest have been processed and displayed on a special page, for your perusal. Go check them out, and vote for the one that steals your heart! Keep in ... more »
Good wishes... a contest... and a game!
January 1, 2019
It's time for champagne and good wishes! Our very own Ballycumber posted a New Year's greeting to all of you, you'll find it here. Drop by and share some wishes and greetings of you... more »
BookCrossing Bingo
January 1, 2019
It's 2019 and time for some fun! Introducing BookCrossing Bingo! Jump in at any time during 2019, and play for a line, or go for the full house. You can post your progress over in the Fun & ... more »
BookCrossing's Makeover: ongoing fixes and changes
December 15, 2018
A whole lot has happened in the last 30 days! In case you've already forgotten, halfway through November, Reno announced a big site makeover, that would make the website much more suitable for mobile devices. And very soon, w... more »
News from the Store: reintroducing our Bookmarks
December 1, 2018
We would like to introduce you to a new version of a good old BookCrossing Supply Store product: our bookmarks! Great for grabbing attention, marking a page, spreading the BC movement or simply as a commemorative gift. You've probably seen them befor... more »
A call to BookCrossing meet-up organisers
November 30, 2018
We've noticed of late that organisers of BookCrossing meet-ups are favouring FaceBook and Meetup.com to coordinate and advertise the dates and times of meet-ups. We just wanted to take the opportunity to ask you to please not forget to post t... more »
Support BookCrossing - Supply Store Sweepstake
November 25, 2018
Member J4shaw is again hosting the Support BookCrossing - Supply Store Sweepstake over in the RABCK forum, with the draw set for 3 December 2018. As a participant, you are expected to make a purchase from the more »
BookCrossing is getting a mobile-friendly makeover!
November 15, 2018
Hi everyone, Reno here. For the last few months, I've been working on a complete makeover of the BookCrossing site, making the design mobile-phone responsive and looking/working good on any platform. Along the way through, editing over 260 files, I f... more »
News from the RABCK forum: 2018 Secret Santa
November 11, 2018
One of the more popular holiday games, Secret Santa (also known as Kris Kringle in some circles) is a fun and easy way for a group to exchange gifts, and BookCrossing is no exception! There are a host of Secret Santa threads in the RABCK forum, inclu... more »
News from the Store: we're going green!
October 22, 2018
Here's what awaits you if you make a Supply Store order now: eco-friendly cardboard envelopes. We are trying out new packaging options, because we want to start using less plastic. After all, there is no Planet B, so we'd better take good care of the... more »
News from the Store: Vacation time
August 12, 2018
Heads up: our Store Manager will be away for some well deserved rest and recreation, which means there may be some delay in your Supply Store orders. Normal service should resume around August 25. Have fun, Store Manager! And come back safely and wel... more »

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