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. We […]
… 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 the […]
As we settle into this promising new year, we would like to share with all of you our incredible experience at the launch of ‘A Reader Every Day’ last Saturday, January 2, 2016, in Davao City. We were able to collect over 450 books and other reading materials for the drive, all of which we […]
Our first book drive is here! In partnership with the Junior Chamber International (JCI) Duwaling, Task Force Davao, Switotwins, Inc., Manga Toshokan and Alleycat Tea House, we are going to Davao City (!) to give books and other reading materials to a community in need. Below are the drop-off points where you can send or leave your […]
The idea of hosting book exchanges came up during our very first meeting (!) in June 2014—way before this community even existed. This year, we finally decided to do it! Inspired by a photo we found years ago on Tumblr), we hosted our very first #BookbedBlindDates! The mechanics are pretty simple: Dress up a book and put […]
We turn five today! In celebration, let’s walk down memory lane. 2010 – Bookbed ‘launches’ on Sulit.com (now OXL). 2011 – Bookbed moves to Facebook and Tumblr, gaining friends and starting collaborations. 2012 – Bookbed collaborates with other brands, such as Dream A Little More by Aia Arkoncel. 2013 – Bookbed ventures into more giveaways, promos and consignment. […]
We started selling books and meeting readers in 2010, and somewhere along the way, were fortunate enough to work with writers, artists, authors and other bookish people. Today, we bring all of those together. Welcome to the Bookbed community! ☁ Visit the old Bookbed.