chat & barter books - Share and barter books on the free book exchange which connects you via a chat messenger. is not for free ebooks, just good old paperback books!

Discover books and people around you, find book collections of other people, chat with them and exchange or sell your books. Create crowd sourced libraries for reading books in every corner of the world. is an app for book lovers. Remember those cartons full of books you have lying on the book-shelves, in the garage and cupboards? You can simply upload your books by scanning the barcode at the back of the book or manually entering the book title.

Security and privacy: We never share your actual location with others. Only your profile pic, name and about me is shared with others. You get to see the book owner's profile, chat with them and meet only at a preferred public location e.g. a cafe.

We at are motivated by a desire to bring a billion books back into circulation which otherwise just adorn bookshelves. We want to create a sense of community, promote literacy and the love of reading by creating a free book exchange which is for the people and by the people.

****** is a non-profit which aims to enable sharing of a billion books across the globe.

Find books nearby, chat & meet new people to share and trade books.


How we use the App permissions
1. android.permission.CAMERA - To scan ISBN barcodes and facilitate fetching book info easily
2. android.permission.INTERNET, android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE - To use the internet connection for communicating with servers
3. android.permission.ACCESS_COARSE_LOCATION, android.permission.ACCESS_FINE_LOCATION - To fetch the location so we can show you books nearby.
4. android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE - For caching images locally so that we don't need to fetch them from internet continuously
5. android.permission.GET_ACCOUNTS, android.permission.USE_CREDENTIALS - To allow easy sign in with accounts already present on the device
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What's New

v 1.1
- New, improved User Interface
- Tablet support. Now you can use on those glorious large screeners.

v 1.0.5
- Chat improvements & fixes
- UI improvements & fixes

v 1.0.4
-fixed some UI issues
-resolved some crashes
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Additional Information

September 27, 2014
Current Version
Requires Android
4.0 and up
Content Rating
Interactive Elements
Users Interact, Shares Info, Shares Location
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