2023 Convention News: Flags for Falkirk
March 12, 2023
A new type of Wings has just been added to the site. It's the flag of Scotland, also known as the Saltire. We've added it for those of you who will be attending the Anniversary Convention in Falkirk, Scotland... for those who wish... more »
A Message from the Volunteer BookCrossing Support Team
March 4, 2023
In previous times, it was the responsibility of the Volunteer BookCrossing Support Team to alert the Tech Team that the server needed a kick (commonly known as a reboot!) As things stand today, our Tech Team are alerted directly by our server host th... more »
UPDATED 4.3.2023 Friend requests from suspicious accounts
February 26, 2023
4 March 2023: We can confirm that our Tech Team are aware of the issue and have commenced working on it. At this time there is no timeline of when it will be fully resolved. The advice remains not to click on the hyperlink in the extended prof... more »
Update from our BookCrossing Translation Team
February 23, 2023
Did you know that is available in 16 different languages? It has been 2 years now since we added the 16th of those translations - Chinese (Traditional Han). Can you help us add more? See the update from our BookCrossing Translation T... more »
Update from the BC Support Team on the book lookup/search issue
February 23, 2023
You can read the most up to date information on the book lookup/search issue in the Bugs and Broken Bits Reporting forum. more »
BC Day supplies in the Store... plus a free gift!
February 22, 2023
They look lovely, thanks to Azuki's bright and colorful winning design. And they will be available for a very limited time, because we want you to have a good chance of getting them in time for the big day! So order them while you can, on March 20 at... more »
Date announced: 2023 BC 24 hour Readathon
February 21, 2023
Following on from the previous success and popularity of BookCrossing's 24 hour Readathon, we are excited to announce the date for 2023 as Saturday April 22nd! You can find out more by clicking <... more »
Bookplates and copyright
February 18, 2023
Here are a few words from our Store Manager, who has something to say about bookplates and the copyright on images... Hello all! I can see that many of you are enjoying our new Bookplate Creator<... more »
Vote for your favourite bookplate...
February 1, 2023
in the 2023 BookCrossing Day contest now! Just look at those clever entries. Choose the bookplate you like most of all, the one that you feel best represents BookCrossing to the finders of our books... all around the world. Change your mind as often ... more »
News from our Social Media Team
January 23, 2023
In 2018 we launched BookCrossing on Instagram, and to date we have a healthy following of just under 3000 followers. Our FaceBo... more »
It's on! The return of the BookCrossing Day Contest
January 7, 2023
Calling all creative BookCrossing members! Do you draw, paint, embroider, or take pictures? Do you express yourself creatively in other visual media and would you like to see your work printed as a BookCrossing Day bookplate? Then please heed our cal... more »
Round 13 of Support BC - Supply Store Sweepstakes is here!
January 3, 2023
J4shaw is back again with Round 13 of the Support BC - Supply Store Sweepstakes! Since starting this Sweeps back in June 2015, the collective amount raised is OVER US$8550 / £7165 / ... more »
Best wishes for 2023 from Ballycumber, and many happy returns
January 1, 2023
Ballycumber is here to pass on all our very best wishes for the upcoming year. After all these years, we're still together on this quirky, rickety, quaint but lovely website and that alone is a reason to celebrate, wouldn't you say? But that's not th... more »
New Bookplate Creator version 2: Upwards and Onwards!
December 12, 2022
Today we're launching the second version of the new Bookplate Creator! It has some very nifty new features that will make it easier to make your own perfect bookplate. They include: - a popu... more »
News from the Support Team: Help us not be labelled as spam
November 29, 2022
Although we have had this issue before, it appears to be back again. Emails from are being labeled as spam by many email service providers around the world, and its causing us issues with being able to communicate with our members. ... more »
New Bookplate Creator: First version is now available
November 22, 2022
Good morning all! The moment is finally here: the first version of our new Bookplate Generator is now online for you to try out. It does not require Flash, and should work on all operating system including mobile ones. You can find it, as before, by ... more »
News from the Forums: 2022 Secret Santa
November 3, 2022
Secret Santa is a Western Christmas tradition in which members of a group or community are randomly assigned a person to whom they give a gift. The identity of the gift giver is to remain a secret and should not be revealed. Sign ups are open ... more »
News from the Store: check out our new bling
October 21, 2022
Gift giving season is approaching for most of us, and we hope you will find some nice goodies in our Supply Store to bring a smile to your BookCrossing friends. Today we bring you some new BookCrossing-themed jewelry to bling up your life! New neckla... more »
BC Anniversary Convention 2023 - Save the Date!
October 20, 2022
We are happy to report that a new team has come forward to organise a BookCrossing Anniversary Convention in 2023. After all this time, we're surely all eager for a get-together, so hurry and check if you'll be able to make it! More information will ... more »
News from Bruce & BC HQ: Reported data breach
September 23, 2022
It has become apparent that a data breach has occurred, involving a pre-2013 BookCrossing database backup copy. Read more from BookCrossing HQ HERE in the Announcements forum. more »

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