News

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 @bookcrossing.com 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 »
News from the BC Support Team: We're back...again!
September 19, 2022
BC Support is back! Over the past month we encountered an issue where messages sent via Contact Us, were not being received into our Support Mailbox. Happy to report that the technical glitch has been fixed, and 'Contact Us' is now working as it shou... more »
UPDATE: Issue with Supply Store checkout
August 15, 2022
As has been widely reported in the forums as well as from Members contacting the BC Support Team directly, some have been experiencing issues when it comes to checkout in the Supply Store - notably the button 'shakes' and you cannot proceed to the ne... more »
Vacation time in the BC Supply Store
July 14, 2022
Hi all, This is a heads up that our Store Manager is going on vacation, which may result in some delay in your orders being shipped. We're doing what we can to keep these delays to a minimum, and to ensure maximum rest and relaxation at the same time... more »
News from the BC Support Team: We're back!
May 18, 2022
The technical glitch has been fixed, and 'Contact Us' is now working as it should. Thank you. more »
News from the BC Support Team: "Contact Us" not working
May 17, 2022
Unfortunately the BC Volunteer Support Team are unable to access support tickets sent to "Contact Us" at this time. While we navigate fixing this technical glitch, please utilize the Site Questions: Basic and Advanced forum, which can be fo... more »
Happy BookCrossing Day to all!
April 21, 2022
How time flies! Before we knew it, it's already BookCrossing Day again. As some members noted in the forums, this year's celebrations are being kept small; however, it's still Ballycumber's birthday, and it's a great day to go out and release a book ... more »
A message from Ballycumber
March 1, 2022
Here is a special message from Ballycumber, who wants to talk about sunflowers, for some reason. "Hello BookCrossers! I'm here today to tell you that I love sunflowers. Don't you love sunflowers too? They're so bright and sunny... you could say ... more »
News from the Translation Team - Did you know?
January 27, 2022
Did you know that BookCrossing.com is available in 16 different languages? It has been 2 years now since we added the 16th of those translations - Chinese (Traditional Han). What language would you love us to make available? And is it somethi... more »
News from our Social Media Team: we are back on Twitter
January 21, 2022
For those of you who have followed BookCrossing on Twitter, you may have noticed that there was a short period of time in November 2021, where our profile was hacked, and then disappeared altogether. With thanks to the hawk eyes of several of our Mem... more »

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