San Francisco Public Library

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

Japanese Parents' Group & Storytime
Thursday, October 27, 2016, 10:00 am
Western Addition, Western Addition Meeting Room
Read For The Record Storytime
Thursday, October 27, 2016, 10:00 am
Parkside, Parkside Children's Area
Read For The Record
Thursday, October 27, 2016, 10:00 am
Chinatown, Chinatown Meeting Room

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Upcoming Classes

Computer Basics
Thursday, October 27, 2016, 1:00 pm
Main Library, 5th Floor Computer Training Ctr.
Screen Time Presents eLearning with Brainfuse
Thursday, October 27, 2016, 2:00 pm
Chinatown, Chinatown Computer Lab
Book a Librarian
Thursday, October 27, 2016, 3:00 pm
Marina, Marina General Floor Area

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Current Exhibits

Fear of An Atomic Age!
Through Thursday, December 15, 2016
Main Library, Government Information Center
Don Quixote and the Golden Age
Through Thursday, December 1, 2016
Main Library, International Center
San Francisco Neon
Through Sunday, October 30, 2016
Main Library, Music Center - 4th Floor

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