#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!)”

Bookbed turns 7! (plus 7 giveaways!)

Seven years of Bookbed today, and we’re celebrating it by giving away gifts to seven of our readers and followers! The gifts are: One (1) Bookbed tote A copy of Regret No More by Nelson T. Dy, courtesy of OMF Literature A copy of The Goldilocks Enigma by Paul Davies A journal + 3 pens Three books for childrenContinue reading “Bookbed turns 7! (plus 7 giveaways!)”

Maraming salamat sa mga naging parte ng #AReaderEveryDay sa Maynila

It is never too late to offer anything good. This is why we are happy to share with you that we have initially handed over the books from the #AReaderEveryDay in Manila drive to our beneficiary, The Storytelling Project. Thank you to everybody who supported this leg! Because of you, the students of Suit Elementary School will get toContinue reading “Maraming salamat sa mga naging parte ng #AReaderEveryDay sa Maynila”

Bookbed turns 6: 6 Reasons To Enjoy Writing About Reading

We turn six this year, and to celebrate, we came up with six things on why we do what we do here on Bookbed. We hope these encourage you to write about books and reading as well. Enjoy! 1. We write about reading to understand. “Writing about reading helps generate discourse and facilitate understanding.” —WINA PUANGCO of Crossed Wires 2. WeContinue reading “Bookbed turns 6: 6 Reasons To Enjoy Writing About Reading”

#AReaderEveryDay goes to Manila

… and we’re partnering with When In Manila! For this leg, we’re excited to raise book donations to benefit the Suit Elementary School in Dagupan City through The Storytelling Project! If you’ve been living with your nose forever perched in a book, TSP is a non-government organization that shares the same advocacy of spreading theContinue reading “#AReaderEveryDay goes to Manila”