Saturday, August 4, 2012

Workshop- Basic Book Repair

Instructor: Amigos Library Services Preservation Field Services Officer Rebecca Elder, MSIS Where: Patrick Heath Public Library, 451 N. Main Street , Boerne, TX 78006 When: Wednesday-Thursday, October 17-18, 2012 – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Register Online at: Basic Book Repair description: This two-day course is designed to provide information and hands-on experience in basic book and paper repair for general (non-rare) library collections. Participants learn about treatment decisions, repair options, and supplies. They will practice a variety of repair techniques in the supervised, hands-on portions of the workshop. Topics and techniques covered include surface cleaning and paper repair, attaching loose pages, book structure, paperback reinforcement, endsheet replacement, enclosures, workflow, and selecting supplies and equipment. The Imaging and Preservation Service is funded in part by a grant from the Division of Preservation and Access of the National Endowment for the Humanities Elizabeth Klein, Program Coordinator Imaging & Preservation Service Unit Amigos Library Services 14400 Midway Road Dallas, TX 75244 1-800-843-8482 ~ 972-991-6061 FAX 972-340-2844 direct ~ 469-223-4900 cell phone ~