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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

Family Storytime
Thursday, March 30, 2017, 10:00 am
Bernal Heights, Bernal Heights Meeting Room
Family Storytime
Thursday, March 30, 2017, 10:00 am
Parkside, Parkside Children's Area
Career Coaching
Thursday, March 30, 2017, 10:00 am
Main Library, Business, Science & Technology

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Upcoming Classes

Computer Basics
Thursday, March 30, 2017, 1:00 pm
Main Library, 5th Floor Computer Training Ctr.
Tablet Basics
Thursday, March 30, 2017, 2:00 pm
Chinatown, Chinatown Computer Lab
Personal Safety Workshop
Thursday, March 30, 2017, 2:00 pm
Richmond, Richmond Meeting Room

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Current Exhibits

The Illustrated Alice: The Imagining of Wonderland
Through Saturday, April 1, 2017
Main Library, Skylight Gallery
San Francisco Symphony Concerts for Kids
Through Friday, March 31, 2017
Main Library, Children's Center Exhibit Space
The Heart of the City Farmers' Market
Through Friday, June 30, 2017
Main Library, Business, Science & Technology

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