Library Workshops and Events: Book Workshop Part 1, The Book as Object


Location: Hesburgh Library 102, Special Collections Main Reading Room

Join Megan J. Hall, Ph.D. (Medieval Institute) and Julie Tanaka, Ph.D. (Curator, Special Collections) in Hesburgh Library Special Collections (Library 102) for a book workshop.

This workshop will introduce participants to the book as physical object in West. Learn about bindings, paper making and paper types, the parts of a book, and the general development of the book from the Middle Ages to contemporary times. The workshop includes hands-on demonstrations of medieval and modern books and manuscripts.

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