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. Expenses … Continue reading #BookbedMeets: #AReaderEveryDay Sorsogon
Our first time in the South (of Manila) last December 9 was memorable—and by far, the most intimate one! We talked about books, played a modified book bingo game, discussed the 2017 that was, planned for the 2018 to come (watch out for the new reading challenge!), exchanged books, met new friends. Thanks to those … Continue reading #BookbedMeets: Book Party, People
by Agnes Manalo, Lucille de Mesa, Magsi Rover and Marj Cabatay We went to visit a Pandayan Bookshop for #BookbedMeets last October 7. Here are our experiences touring the branch in Malolos, Bulacan (plus Malolos itself!) with Pandayan’s Jacob Cabochan. Enjoy! AGNES Bookstores have always been special to me, from the small stationery shops in my hometown … Continue reading #BookbedMeets: Pandayan Bookshop
At the #BookbedMeets earlier today, we talked about books we love to reread, or simply, our favorite books. So in case you’re looking for recommendations, below is the list of titles that were shared and discussed. Enjoy! FICTION CLASSICS The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger COMIC … Continue reading #BookbedMeets: Books We Love to Reread
If your 20th of February isn’t booked yet, then save the date for us! Together with Every Teacher A Reader and Tweedle Book Cafe, we will be celebrating Valentine’s Day and International Book Giving Day through “Give Your Books A Second Chance.” It will be a night of games, spoken word, #bookbedblinddates and acoustic music—all for a good cause! See … Continue reading ‘Give Your Books A Second Chance’ on the 20th!
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 … Continue reading #BookbedBlindDates: Bookbed’s book exchange