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March 3 is World Book Day, UK Style
February 16, 2005
Heads up, everyone! World Book Day is just around the corner! The 8th celebration of World Book Day is March 3, 2005. World Book Day was designated by UNESCO as a worldwide celebration of books and reading. It was recognized in over 30 countries arou... more »
Our New Partnership: Reaching Readers Everywhere!
February 16, 2005
It goes without saying that BookCrossers are passionate about reading. As a BookCrosser, you understand the constant challenge to find shelf space for all your beloved books! We can’t throw them out because they still educate, entertain, and amaze us... more »
BookCrossing hits the CBC Radio Airwaves!
February 13, 2005
If you are in range of CBC Radio airwaves, be sure to tune in on Tuesday, February 15, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. to "Sounds Like Canada". (Or, you can listen online if you prefer.) CBC... more »
One more reason to visit the Supply Store
February 10, 2005
There are many reasons to buy a BookCrossing t-shirt. To support the site, because you... more »
Australian BookCrossing Convention, 24 - 26 June 2005
February 8, 2005
Great News! Brisbane is the setting for the next Australian BookCrossing Convention. Between 24 and 26 June, the Aussies are set to gather, party and release books with abandon. They had so... more »
BookCrossing makes the news in Teen Ink
February 8, 2005
Thanks to the stellar writing talents of BookCrosser Czersk, BookCrossing is featured in Teen Ink, a national teen magazine, book series, and webs... more »
What goes together better than Boston and Baked Beans?
February 7, 2005
Why, Boston and BookCrossing, of course! The February 7, 2005 edition of the Boston Globe carried a great editorial on BookCrossing. Feature... more »
Meetup Madness coming your way!
February 2, 2005
Next week, all over the world, BookCrossers will be doing something they love almost as much as releasing books - meeting other BookCrossers! Want to know if there is a Meetup in your area? Check the Conventions and Meetings more »
BookCrossing Raffle to be held February 17, 2005
January 29, 2005
Don't miss your chance to get in on a good thing! The raffle to benefit the April US BookCrossing Convention 2005 will be held on Thursday, February 17, 2005 at the San Antonio BookCrossing Meetup. Names will be announced that weekend, most likely Sa... more »
Mustn't Miss Maynard's Muse!
January 27, 2005
It's a well-known fact that cats and books go together like peas and carrots (and they ... more »
Alibris is BookCrossing's newest bookseller affiliate
January 27, 2005
Alibris BookCrossing is proud to announce our new affiliation ... more »
Update on Smooth Sailing with Celebrity Cruises and BookCrossing
January 27, 2005
Many BookCrossers have been wondering how to go about releasing books with our new partner Celebrity Cruises. According to the TV/Films/Libraries Specialist of Celebrity Cruises, Inc., "To lau... more »
New handouts to help Teachers and Librarians introduce BookCrossing
January 26, 2005
It's finally happened. BookCrossing has had to go back to school, and yes, we're really excited about it! Scores of teachers and librarians have written to us and asked for help how to get BookCrossing implemented in their schools, classrooms and lib... more »
Canadian Family Literacy Day is January 27
January 19, 2005
Every year families and communities across Canada celebrate Family Literacy Day with special activities and events which showcase the importance of family literacy programs. It’s never been more important to spread the word in your community and buil... more »
Coming to a city near you: BC 2005 Conventions (and Unconventions)
January 18, 2005
Has Convention Fever gotten to you yet? After hearing of the wild success of the ABC in Sydney (a great recap of the event is in a previous article by more »
BookCrossing to help Canadian Soldiers
January 18, 2005
Inspired by a forum thread on sending books to American soldiers, BookCrossing military wife stickerooni has located an organization on all Canadian bases called the Military Family R... more »
Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
January 18, 2005
January 15 marked the 76th anniversary of the birth of American Civil Rights Leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. While this date is not necessarily a holiday for BookCrossers throughout the world, the principles which Dr. King embraced are universal.... more »
Winter White (and Apricot) Sale at the Supply Store
January 18, 2005
Indulge your inner springtime longings with a trip to the more »
Significant site improvements made, more on the way
January 12, 2005
We've made several improvements to the BookCrossing website in the last few days, most notably:
  • ISBN lookups now get clean book registration info and pictures from not only Amazon.com, but alternatively Amazon.de (for our German mem... more »
Celebrity Cruises partners with BookCrossing
January 11, 2005
Celebrity Cruises is now partnering with BookCrossing! While Celebrity passengers visit exotic locales, their books can come along, too! Celebrity Cruises is the industry's highest-rated premium cruise brand with a tas... more »

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