Be a Book Giver on World Book Night


8 Responses to “Be a Book Giver on World Book Night”

  1. kmoser says:

    I am planning to give away copies of TV Guide.

  2. Great first post LibraryLab.  Just a question: is there an RSS feed just so I can subscribe to LibraryLab only posts?

  3. cheesebubble says:

    I’m sad that Canada isn’t part of this.  Nonetheless, bookies worldwide can bestow (and subsequently track) books 365 days per year courtesy of

  4. Pittsburgh People! Local indie bookstore the Penguin Bookshop might be your pick up point for your box for 20 books. We are so excited to be a part of this awesome nationwide event.

  5. Applied and am patiently waiting!

  6. Wreckrob8 says:

    Something very similar has been done before at least in the UK but with no prescribed list of titles. The idea was simply when you had finished a book you had enjoyed to leave it in a public place for someone else to pick up (with a brief explanatory note?), I believe.

  7. > yfw all your books are iBooks

  8. Mel. E says:

    You’ll discover an even more interesting story behind this tradition as it coincides with St George’s Day and celebrations in Catalonia in which women are given a rose and give a book to men- think Valentine’s Day for the bookish nerd/sexy librarian fetish. Thanks to a shrewd bookseller who also wanted to commemorate St George’s with the anniversary of Cervantes and Shakespear death on the same day it became a tradition of sorts!

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