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Hand Bookbinders of California

6/18/13 - 9/06/2013

Main Library

Skylight Gallery - 6th Floor

100 Larkin St.

The Hand Bookbinders of California celebrate their 41st anniversary with an exhibition of members’ hand-bound books in the Skylight Gallery, on the sixth floor of the San Francisco Public Library, Civic Center. The exhibition is presented by the Marjorie G. and Carl W. Stern Book Arts & Special Collections Center, and is on view June 18 through September 6, 2013.

Gallery talks by members of the Hand Bookbinders of California will take place on Thursdays at 2:00pm: June 27, July 18, August 1 and 15.

Don't miss these wonderful jewels of bookbinding design that inspire appreciation of the art and craft of hand bookbinding.

Image: Das Handwerk des Buchbindens in Vergangenheit und Gegenwart by Hanna Egger (1980); decorated paper from Japanese Paper “Wagami Inden” by Seikichiro-Goto (1957) . Grabhorn Collection on the History of Printing & the Development of the Book, San Francisco Public Library.

Upcoming Events

Job Seekers' Drop-In
Saturday, August 27, 2016, 10:00 am
Main Library, Bridge TechLab Workstation - 5th Fl
Family Storytime and Playtime
Saturday, August 27, 2016, 10:15 am
Parkside, Parkside Children's Area
Family Storytime
Saturday, August 27, 2016, 10:30 am
Chinatown, Chinatown Children's Area

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Upcoming Classes

Growing Readers - Kindergarten and 1st Grade
Saturday, August 27, 2016, 10:30 am
Western Addition, Western Addition Meeting Room
Growing Readers - 2nd and 3rd Grade
Saturday, August 27, 2016, 1:00 pm
Western Addition, Western Addition Meeting Room
Computer Help for Adults/Seniors
Saturday, August 27, 2016, 2:00 pm
Sunset, Sunset Children's Area

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Current Exhibits

Hand Bookbinders of California
Through Saturday, September 3, 2016
Main Library, Skylight Gallery Exhibit Area
Fear of An Atomic Age!
Through Thursday, December 15, 2016
Main Library, Government Information Center
Don Quixote and the Golden Age
Through Thursday, September 29, 2016
Main Library, International Center

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