Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Making Books Functional Lecture on Friday, Sept. 27


Don't Let This Happen to Your Precious Books!

Plan to attend
MAKING BOOKS FUNCTIONAL

WHEN: Friday, Sept. 27, 1pm
WHERE: McDermott Suite, 4th Factory Floor
WHO: All book lovers welcome

A free public presentation by Catherine Burkhard, master book restorer and calligrapher, in support of the Library of Congress’ National Book Festival.

Burkhard will cover the basics of her work that include restoring some of the classic volumes in the Louis B. Belsterling Collection of rare and modern botanical books located at Eugene McDermott Library. Her presentation will provide practical information valuable to anyone interested in restoring and conserving books.

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