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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

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Tuesday, July 26, 2016, 9:30 am
Helen Wills Playground,
Preschool Storytime
Tuesday, July 26, 2016, 10:00 am
Parkside, Parkside Children's Area
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Tuesday, July 26, 2016, 10:30 am
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Tuesday, July 26, 2016, 12:15 pm
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Tuesday, July 26, 2016, 1:00 pm
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Through Sunday, August 7, 2016
Main Library, Jewett Gallery
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Through Sunday, August 7, 2016
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Through Sunday, August 7, 2016
Eureka Valley, Eureka Valley General Floor Area

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