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International Book Giving Day (IBGD) 2013 Blog Hop

International Book Giving Day (IBGD) 2013 Blog Hop

Now that the IBGD fever is gradually dying down, we are inviting people to share their stories about how they celebrated Valentine’s Day now redefined as International Book Giving Day. Here are the hosts for IBGD: My Book Corner (Australia) Playing by the Book (U.K.) Mommy Labs (India) Gathering Books (Singapore/Philippines/San Diego USA) Try Curiosity (Hungary) sharpread (U.S.) My Best Friends […]

Another Book Drive in Singapore for International Book Giving Day!

After I have posted my Call for Book Donations for Pertapis Home here in Singapore as part of the International Book Giving Day, there has been a LOT of Twitter activity from beautiful bibliophiles in Singapore who are eager to spread some book love, thanks to Santhi_19. I also chanced upon another wonderful book drive […]

International Book Giving Day 2013 – Share the Love of Reading!

International Book Giving Day 2013 – Share the Love of Reading!

We are very excited to be part of this initiative spearheaded by Amy Broadmoore of Delightful Children’s Books. What better way to celebrate Valentine’s Day than to share the wonder of reading. Wouldn’t it be a wonderful tradition to give away books rather than flowers or chocolates on this special day? And you, dear friends, can be […]

A New Home for our Boxes of Dreams: Our 1:4:1000 Blogiversary Project

I am very happy to share that more books have reached another school recipient in Samar for our 1:4:1000 Book Drive (click here for our post on the books that have reached Barobaybay/Sabang Western Samar). Since I was not around to hand over the books myself, my sister in law and my husband have done […]

Box Filled with Dreams – Our 1:4:1000 Book Drive

Yesterday marked the culmination of months of hard work and preparation for our GatheringBooks 1st Year Anniversary.  Iphigene, Fats, and I have decided that one of the ways through which our Blogiversary could be rendered more meaningful is through some form of community service through our website (see here for our announcement post). And so […]