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Fixing This Old Book

5/01/2014
6:00 - 7:30

Main Library

Floor 1 - Mary Louise Stong Conference Room

100 Larkin St.

The Marjorie G. and Carl W. Stern Book Arts and Special Collections Center and the library’s Preservation Department in celebration of the American Library Association’s Preservation Week (April 27-May 3) present Fixing This Old Book: simple repairs for your much-loved volumes.*

Do your books have cracked spines, loose hinges, or dog ears? Stop by and let a professional bookbinder evaluate your problems and make recommendations.

Watch demonstrations of treatments for common problems on books old and new. Learn some tips, tricks, and basic repairs from our in-house experts.

*We will not be able to repair your books for you.

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