News

It's a New Year...
January 1, 2021
and Ballycumber has a few words to say. Head on over to the Announcements forum and join us for a toast, no matter whether you are raising a champagne flute, a tea cup or any other beverage. Clic... more »
News from the Store: Iron-Ons and Russian stickers
November 27, 2020
Some exciting new products have appeared in the BookCrossing Supply Store! And they were inspired by you, our members: you asked, our Store Manager made it happen. First of all, this one came about a... more »
Access to BC.com restored for all members
November 24, 2020
Over the past days, some of our members reported not being able to access the website. This has now been resolved. The cause was an IP block, implemented as an emergency measure by Ardik, to stop a huge amount of unwanted server load and traffic, tha... more »
2020 Secret Santa
October 1, 2020
Head on over to the RABCK forum to join in the fun! more »
Round 9 of Support BC - Supply Store Sweepstakes is here!
August 7, 2020
Better late than never! The "regulars" of this Sweepstakes will have noticed that J4shaw didn't host it at it's usual time of May/June. The reason for this was that due to COVID-19 our Supply Store has faced international shipping restricti... more »
News from the Store: Vacation time
August 5, 2020
How time flies by! It's that time of year again when our Store Manager leaves us behind for a week or two, and goes on vacation. This will result in some shipping delays. We're sorry about that. Then again, everyone deserves a vacation! Even if you'r... more »
News from Region Clean Up Team - Zone Closures
July 25, 2020
Over recent months we have seen a high increase in members posting in the Region Cleanup: Cities & Crossing Zones forum, highlighting clean up requests that need to be actioned by the Team. W... more »
News from the Store: An artist and a gentleman
July 8, 2020
News from the Store: Shipping times
July 3, 2020
Here's an update from our Store Manager. Recently, we've heard from some of you that your supplies are taking longer to arrive than expected. And that's pretty understandable during a pandemic: mail travels overseas on passenger planes, and many of t... more »
A quick reminder: Wild vs Controlled
May 16, 2020
Wild release vs controlled release….how do I know which one to select? BookCrossing's very foundation is all about setting books free. The act of placing a book someplace for some unknown person to find, is what we refer to... more »
Books on the move again
May 14, 2020
While the latest data from the United Nations specialized agency for tourism shows that 100% of destinations now have restrictions for travel in place, we're starting to see our own spike in travel. Over the course of the past week, as lockdown restr... more »
Happy BookCrossing Day to all, from Ballycumber
April 21, 2020
On this very special day in BookCrossing Land I, Ballycumber, am happy to be the bearer of good news! While many of us are cooped up at home, I have some news for you that I hope will brighten up your day a bit. First of all, the 24-Hour Readathon wa... more »
Some temporary measures, please read...
April 1, 2020
Dear BookCrossing members, Unfortunately, the current events have caused many of you to spend a lot more time at home. And this results in much higher server loads. You may have seen the consequenses: timeouts and errors. To address that, in a way th... more »
News from the Store: Release bags
March 29, 2020
Our Supply Store Manager has just received two pallets of BookCrossing Release bags. Variety includes a stock replenishment of English and German bags, + two brand new varieties - International as well as a Norsk / Suomi version. Check them out i... more »
Date confirmed for 2020's BookCrossing 24 hour Readathon!
March 28, 2020
Date confirmed for 2020's BookCrossing 24 hour Readathon! See HERE more »
What are you reading whilst practicing social distancing?
March 24, 2020
Join the conversation HERE more »
A message from Ballycumber
March 16, 2020
Hello dear BookCrossing members, Ballycumber here, with a short message at this current global time of concern. It felt timely to reach out to you all and wish you all good health. BookCrossing remains a fun way to track and share books, while connec... more »
News from the Store: BCday Supplies now available
February 21, 2020
The new BookCrossing Day supplies for 2020 have just arrived in the Store! Necoconeco's winning design shows an OBC in the forest, stocked and used by colourful troll-like creatures, in a hollow tree... more »
Bug Alert - Daily Digest email
February 19, 2020
We are aware that there is an issue with the Daily Digest email. You can view details on this HERE Whilst this is being looked into, we wanted to remind our Members that our Wings me... more »
BC Day Contest 2020: this year's winners!
February 14, 2020
Ballycumber just announced the winners in this year's BookCrossing Day Contest. Head on over to the Announcements forum to read all about it! Right this way: Click here. more »

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