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BC Day Contest 2016: Vote now! And help us out...

February 6, 2016:
Voting has started! Go here to see the entries, and vote for your favo(u)rite. Be quick though, because we're running late: some technical issues kept us from putting the page up earlier, but becaus...

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Announcing the 2016 BC Day Contest

January 3, 2016:
Happy New Year, dear BookCrossers all over the world! How time flies. It's already time for the third edition of the BookCrossing Day Contest! Please hurry on over to this forum posting by you...

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Site slowdowns: causes and solutions

December 2, 2015:
At first, we wanted to name this news item 'Slaying dragons' because that's a perfectly wonderful way to put it! But we figured it might not be very clear. So let's hear it for Matt, as he speaks clearly and plainly about the recent slowness of our s...

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News from the Store, and so much more

November 4, 2015:
As we write this, the BC Supply Store is closed for renovations! Don't worry, it won't be long. Later this week, we'll be reopening a fully renewed Store, which has an all-new, multilingual interface! Products are now categorised by language. We hope...

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Puppy breath and a New Book

September 1, 2015:
Emotional attachments, those things that live in a dimension we mostly feel but words occasionally connect. Puppy breath and a book are right at the top of those for me. That strange skunk like odor of a puppy licking and biting at your ear makes all...

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April 21: Happy International BookCrossing Day!

April 20, 2015:
Finally it's here: BookCrossing's official birthday, the day that we celebrate the joys of books and reading. A great day to release some books and share those joys with the world! We hope you all received your BCDay supplies in time. But don't worry...

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Convention time! And possible Store delays.

April 7, 2015:
We can feel the excitement rising from all the way over here: the 2015 Anniversary Convention is about to begin! It's being held in Oxford and starts Friday, April 10th. The organisers have ...

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Int'l BC Day 2015: supplies have arrived

February 25, 2015:
Bookczuk designed it, you voted for it, so we ordered it! The lovely new bookplates and stickers for International BookCrossing Day are here. And they turned out great! As of today, they're ready and willing to come to your house and spruce up your s...

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International BC Day Contest: 2nd edition. See the winners!

January 16, 2015:
It's time (in fact, we're a little bit late) for the second edition of the BookCrossing Day Contest! For those who did not participate last year: we'll be celebrating the second International BookCrossing Day this year. As the day, Heather chose Apri...

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Release Bags are finally back in the Store

September 21, 2014:
Here is the news that many of you have been waiting for: our Release Bags have returned to the Supply Store. A whole pallet of them, most of them in English but also some in German, has been shipped to Zevenaar, the Netherlands, home of the BookCross...

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New forum for the Slavic languages

August 7, 2014:
Here's another step towards BookCrossing as a truly global movement. We now have a forum for the Slavic languages! You'll find it here. This forum was created at the request of several Russian BookCrossers, who want to see mo...

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Our newest bookplate has landed

June 17, 2014:
This friendly alien has no hostile intentions, we're sure!
This lovely colorful bookplate was designed by Tom van de Merbel and it's a fun and bright addition to our collection. We are currently working on versions ...

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The 2014 Convention is over...

April 13, 2014:
... and our members who made it to Melbourne had a blast! See for yourself, in the Convention Flickr pool. During this Convention, a host city was chosen for the 2016 Convention. It was an...

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LAST WEEK: International BookCrossing Day Supplies

March 8, 2014:
Get them while you can, because they're bound to disappear from the Store at the end of the month. The v...

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First International BookCrossing Day Contest: The winner!

January 7, 2014:
Great ideas deserve to be made into reality. And this is an idea from the membership, in the person of the wonderful MissTree, that we love: this year, let's celebrate the first Interna...

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Enter Bally's December Drawing and win great prizes
Now running until January 7!

November 30, 2013:
As we promised you earlier this month, we want to celebrate the festive season with a fun promotion that anyone can participate in. So the Supply Store is hosting a Prize Drawing with great prizes. Here's what you can win: Grand First Prize P...

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News from the Store. Yes, we accept Euros

November 4, 2013:
We've made another step towards BookCrossing as a truly global movement. It's one of those things that seem simple, but turn out to take an amazing lot of time, patience and money... and now it's done. BookCrossing now has a EUROpean bank acc...

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BookCrossing Translation Project: an update

October 3, 2013:
It's about time we let you know how things are going regarding the project of translating the BookCrossing website. As you may know, our goal is to translate the site into a whole lot of different languages, and make them available through the drop-d...

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News from the Store. We've been busy!

June 30, 2013:
Here is some news that many of you have been awaiting for a long, long time. We've been working very hard behind the scenes, building a new branch to the Supply Store. It's our European branch and even though some details still need to be finished of...

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Share your City by hosting the annual 2015 Convention!

April 3, 2013:
Yes, it's that time of year again. Happy 14th Birthday, Bally! And like every year about this time, we start putting the feelers out for the Convention Getaway host city 2 years from now. That's right. As the 2014 BookCrossing Convention is in the pl...

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