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The 3rd Annual Valentine Broadside Printing Event

2/01/2014
2:00 - 4:00

Main Library

San Francisco History Center Exhibit Space - 6th Floor

100 Larkin St.

Celebrating 50 Years of Special Collections: 1964-2014

This year marks a significant anniversary: 50 years of Special Collections as a dedicated department at the San Francisco Public Library.

To mark the occasion, the Marjorie G. and Carl W. Stern Book Arts & Special Collections Center presents the 3rd Annual Valentine Broadside Printing Event, in collaboration with Poet Laureate Alejandro Murguía and artist Sal García, Saturday, February 1st, 2-4pm, in the San Francisco History Center.

Come experience letterpress printing on the library’s 1909 Albion handpress and take home a unique keepsake for your valentine. Our co-sponsors, the American Printing History Association’s NorCal Chapter, are providing printing expertise. Everyone is welcome; broadsides are limited to the first 100 people.

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