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charbono 3 yrs ago
thank you everyone! Registered a few more today, and tried not to feel overwhelmed. Organised to have a "free books" stall at the upcoming market, yay. (thank goodness we can have public gatherings again!) It won't cost …

charbono 3 yrs ago | 10 replies
I believe bookcrossing needs an official mobile app. There are apps that let you scan the barcode of the book using your phone, to bring up all the book details - don't even need to enter an ISBN. I have been asked by…

charbono 3 yrs ago | 1 replies
Seconding this - please bring back rubber stamps, especially the round ballycumber one. I used to have both the round one and the rectangle self-inking one (but must have lost them; haven't seen them in years). I pref…

charbono 12 yrs ago
On 15 November, the police raided the People's Library, removing all 5,554 cataloged books and throwing them into dump-trucks (crushers). Several librarians were arrested. Authors, publishers and good people everywher…

charbono 12 yrs ago | 7 replies
This seems like a great place to release books if you're in New York... http://occupiedmedia.com/2011/10/the-peoples-library/

charbono 14 yrs ago
The website has moved - please update your links and bookmarks to: http://freebooks.charbono.net or http://charbono.net/freebooks :) yay, no more ads! :)

charbono 14 yrs ago | 12 replies
Have any cities volunteered to host the 2010 Australian BookCrossing Convention? I would like all regional city groups to discuss the possibility at their next meetup. If no cities come forward to volunteer I sugges…

charbono 14 yrs ago
Hi BakeryHill - you're not alone! There are over 120 bookcrossers in Ballarat: http://www.bookcrossing.com/members/australia/victoria unfortunately most are inactive. Perhaps we can change that!!

charbono 14 yrs ago
yeah I'm here.... the website is updated every few weeks.... this challenge *will* run every year. (or strike me dead!) Even though I don't reply to this thread very often, all the data is being dutifully recorded and…

charbono 15 yrs ago | 4 replies
I've already realised that this rule actually gets in the way of us reaching our goal. (of every country in the world). I will be removing it as a prerequisite from 2010, but I won't be backdating countries. So 2009 will…

charbono 15 yrs ago
I have just found this and would like to express my deep grief at the loss of very dear book labels ;) I *think* I have some saved on my computer - thank god!!! Thanks for making them in the first place! May your …

charbono 15 yrs ago | 1 replies
you can try sending a book to one of those places, sure.... Here's a list to get you started: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_dependent_territories you will notice that many are already included in the challen…

charbono 15 yrs ago | 7 replies
well... technically no that wouldn't count. The challenge is for you to step outside your comfort zone a bit and send a book someplace you've never sent a book before :)

charbono 15 yrs ago | 2 replies
In 2008 we sent a total of 412 books to 138 different countries and 23 dependencies.... Thank you to everyone who took part!!! The challenge is of course running again in 09... I will be updating the stats and ha…

charbono 15 yrs ago | 397 replies
Goal: Between us all, we will release at least one book to every country by the end of 2009. The long-term goal of this challenge is to establish bookcrossing in every country around the world, thereby making the WHOLE …

charbono 15 yrs ago
I'll count them.... added as a new country :)


charbono 15 yrs ago
You did the right thing and I have updated the 2007 page. Congrats on the journal and new member! :)








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