Bookbed turns 11! (plus 11 giveaways!)

Thank you for 11 years of keeping us company in our support for books and dreams. In celebration, please look forward to the following: #BookbedFictory #AReaderEveryDay #BookbedMeets Bibi Mangki Bookbed … And this giveaway: Eleven (11) winners will receive our special Bookbed box. Here’s how to join (pick to do one or both!): Share thisContinue reading “Bookbed turns 11! (plus 11 giveaways!)”

Bookbed in 2020 (10 Years of Bookbed)

This 2020 has been a lot, and all we want to say is thank you. Thank you for allowing Bookbed to be part of your reading experiences and creative processes, not just this year but since the beginning in 2010. We hope to continue providing spaces for readers and creators alike, especially for indie andContinue reading “Bookbed in 2020 (10 Years of Bookbed)”

#AReaderEveryDay Cotabato: Presenting… Bookends!

by Bam Baraguir A couple of months ago, I asked for your help regarding a small reading nook I wanted to put up here in my hometown in Cotabato City, and while it has taken a while to prepare the space, I’m now happy to present to you…. *drumrolls*… Bookends! My cousins and I clearedContinue reading “#AReaderEveryDay Cotabato: Presenting… Bookends!”

#AReaderEveryDay Cotabato: “There are no bookshops here”

by Bam Baraguir Earlier this year, I asked a friend to find me a copy of Alcott’s Little Women. I received a package not soon after and was elated upon seeing my friend’s name on the return address. However, the excitement gave way to instant anxiety when I saw that he sent me a freshlyContinue reading “#AReaderEveryDay Cotabato: “There are no bookshops here””

Bookbed turns 10 this month, and we’re celebrating with #AReaderEveryDay, #BookbedFictory, and #BookbedMeets

Bookbed is indeed turning 10 (!) this July and we’re celebrating with another year of the #AReaderEveryDay book drive, #BookbedFictory, and #BookbedMeets. Help us help others (and one another!) by participating in our activities this month. Info below! #AReaderEveryDay Cotabato We are accepting books for children and young adult for a community beneficiary in CotabatoContinue reading “Bookbed turns 10 this month, and we’re celebrating with #AReaderEveryDay, #BookbedFictory, and #BookbedMeets”

#BookbedMeets: #AReaderEveryDay Sorsogon

Last August 17, we bonded over children’s books we loved, calligraphy, life lessons (!), and raised donations for ARED Sorsogon. Thanks to all who joined us! We’re still accepting fiction for ages 4 to 12 until August 25. Here are ways to help: To donate books and/or sponsor, contact us here. To donate money, go here. ExpensesContinue reading “#BookbedMeets: #AReaderEveryDay Sorsogon”

#AReaderEveryDay Sorsogon: Meet Project ARAL, Pilar Reading Center

We’re running ARED for the fourth year, and our beneficiaries are Project ARAL of Calongay Elementary School and the Pilar Reading Center in Pilar, Sorsogon. They are in need of books for their storytelling and reading programs for kids aged 4 to 12. Get to know a bit of them below! Project ARAL (Adopt ReadingContinue reading “#AReaderEveryDay Sorsogon: Meet Project ARAL, Pilar Reading Center”

#AReaderEveryDay Sorsogon: Call for Book Donations

In celebration of our ninth year as a community and fourth year of doing ARED, we’re raising book donations for the Pilar Reading Center and Project ARAL (Adopt Reading Acquire Learning) of Calongay Elementary School in Pilar, Sorsogon. Story and chapter books for children aged 4 to 12 are accepted. Donations can be sent toContinue reading “#AReaderEveryDay Sorsogon: Call for Book Donations”

Bookbed turns 8: 8 Ways to Encourage More People to Read (plus 8 giveaways!)

by Agnes Manalo, Allana Luta and KB Meniado When it comes to reading, it’s never about less is more. The more people who read, the merrier! Here are eight ways to encourage non-readers to get into the habit: Suggest books related to their personalities and interests. Pretty self-explanatory. Find out what the person is into, andContinue reading “Bookbed turns 8: 8 Ways to Encourage More People to Read (plus 8 giveaways!)”