Introduction to Book Repair

Thursday and Friday, March 15th and 16th 2012
Kristen St. John, Instructor
UCLA Library Conservation Center

DESCRIPTION OF THE PROGRAM
This two day workshop will introduce participants to basic book repair for circulating or general collections.

Thursday, day one: Book nomenclature and common types of damage, hinge tightening, hinge repair, page replacement, and tipping-in loose pages.

Friday, day two: Introduction to adhesives, page mending, hinging-in loose pages, book repair selection and decision making, and how to set up a repair station.

Workshop cost: $150.00
Workshop fee includes basic tools required for book repair.
To register fill out this form and mail it to Linda Harris Mehr at the address below, along with your check for $150 made payable to LAPNet:
Introduction to Book Repair 2012 registration form

Registration deadline: March 9, 2012

Mail your check and registration form to:
Linda Harris Mehr
Margaret Herrick Library Director
Fairbanks Center for Motion Picture Study
333 S. La Cienega Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90211

Registration questions contact:
Linda Mehr at (310) 247-3033
Email: lmehr@oscars.org

Workshop sign-in begins at 9:00am on Thursday, workshop will run from 9:30-4:00pm each day.

This program will be held at the UCLA Library Conservation Center in Westwood Village at 11000 Kinross Blvd (major cross streets are Veteran and Wilshire Blvd.) Parking is not included in the workshop fee. Parking by the day is available across the street from the workshop.

For driving directions, parking information and campus maps:
http://www.ucla.edu/audience/visitors.html

Lunch will not be provided. There are many dining options in Westwood Village as well as an area outside the Conservation Center where participants may eat lunches brought from home.

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1 Response to “Introduction to Book Repair”


  1. 1 Don Tracy July 1, 2012 at 7:29 pm

    I want to attend the next Book Repair class. Please keep my name and email in your records for next time. Thanks.


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