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Earthquakes Workshop

The Los Angeles Preservation Network (LAPNet) and the Glendale Library, Arts & Culture Department invites you to register now!

Earthquakes: What Are They and How Do They Affect Our Buildings and Collections 

Date: Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Location: Glendale Central Library Auditorium

Registration fee: $20.00

Speakers:

Lucy Jones, USGS:  Earthquakes and Los Angeles: What is at Risk

Anders Carlson, School of Architecture, USC: Earthquake Response of Buildings and Their Contents: Improvement and Sustainability Through Design and Retrofit

Tony Gardner, retired Head of Special Collections and Archives, CSUN: The Northridge Earthquake: The case of Special Collections and Archives, California State University, Northridge

REGISTRATION BEGINS AT 9 AM

The workshop starts at 9:30 and ends at noon.  Refreshments will be served during registration.

Address:

Glendale Central Library
222 E. Harvard St.
Glendale, CA 91205

Directions: The Central Library is located in downtown Glendale, easily accessed from the 2, 5 and 134 freeways and by the following MTA bus lines: 92 (Brand/Harvard); 180/181 (Brand/Broadway); 780 (Brand/Broadway); and 183 (Brand/Colorado). For more information and a map visit www.glendalepubliclibrary.org/central.asp. The auditorium is on the second floor with easy elevator access.

Parking: Library Visitors receive 3 hours FREE parking across Harvard Street at the Marketplace parking structure with ticket validation at the Loan Desk. Metered parking is available on the west side of the building in Lot #10 and on Harvard Street. Handicapped parking is available at the front of the building. 

REGISTRATION BY MAIL ONLY: To register send the following information to Linda Mehr at the address below along with a check for $20.00 made payable to LAPNet.

 Name ____________________________

 Institution _________________________

 Address___________________________

 ______________________________

 Phone __________________________

 Email_____________________________

 Fax ______________________________

 

 Registration deadline: January 17, 2014

 Mail 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

 LAPNet was established in January 1987 to meet the preservation needs of librarians, conservators, archivists and records managers in Los Angeles City and County. It is managed by a Steering Committee drawn from libraries and other record repositories.  LAPNet aims to serve as a forum of information exchange and foster the development of preservation and cooperative programs among all the libraries in the area, irrespective of their type or size.

 Find us on Facebook as: Los Angeles Preservation Network

NEW WORKSHOP! BASIC ENCLOSURES FOR LIBRARY BOOKS AND DOCUMENTS

DATE:  NOVEMBER 14, 2013

Presented by Asa Yoshie, Conservation Technician

Location:

The Autry National Center, Classroom 3
4700 Western Heritage Way
Los Angeles, CA 90027

Parking is free.

Directions 

REGISTRATION FEE:  $100 (includes refreshments, and materials fee for enclosure boards and primary tools)

REGISTRATION BEGINS AT 8:30 AM

PROGRAM: 9:00 AM TO 1:00 PM

Half Day – 4hrs, maximum 8 participants

DESCRIPTION OF THE PROGRAM

This is a hands-on workshop where participants will learn to create basic 4-flap (Tux box) archival enclosures for library bound/unbound objects.  Instructor will demonstrate how to measure, cut, fold and use adhesives, and the participants will take home two finished enclosures and basic tools for creating future enclosures. Other examples of enclosures will also be shown during the workshop.

 Instructor:  Asa Yoshie received an MFA in Book Arts and Printmaking from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. She previously worked at the Huntington Library as a conservation technician. Asa currently resides in San Diego and operates her own studio while teaching the art of books to the local community.

Who should attend? Library, archives, and other repository staff who have responsibility for the care of rare books, manuscript and object collections.

SPACE IS LIMITED to 8 PARTICIPANTS SO REGISTER NOW! 

 To register send the following information to Linda Mehr at the address below along with your check.

Name ______________________________

Institution __________________________

Address ____________________________

______________________________________

E-mail ______________________________

Telephone __________________________

REGISTRATION FEE:  $100

All checks payable to LAPNet

Registration deadline October 30, 2013

 Mail 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

LAPNet was established in January 1987 to meet the preservation needs of librarians, conservators, archivists and records managers in Los Angeles City and County. It is managed by a Steering Committee drawn from libraries and other record repositories.  LAPNet aims to serve as a forum of information exchange and foster the development of preservation and cooperative programs among all the libraries in the area, irrespective of their type or size.

On the web:    http://lapreservation.wordpress.com/

Find us on Facebook as Los Angeles Preservation Network

Save the Date! Upcoming workshop September 2012

Introduction to Exhibition of Library Material
Location: Huntington Library Conservation Center, Munger Research Center
Date: September 19, 2012
Instructors:
Jennifer Kim, Conservator, Margaret Herrick Library
Marieka Kaye, Exhibits Conservator, Huntington Library

Synopsis: One day workshop on proper exhibition methods for small-scale display of library materials.
• Morning – Lecture of preservation issues related to exhibiting library materials. Lecture followed by tour around galleries at Huntington to discuss exhibition issues.
• Afternoon – Hands-on portion of workshop building basic book cradles and display stands from board. Discussion and demonstration of proper frames and framing methods. Discussion of commercially available exhibition mounts.

Details regarding registration will be posted as the date of the workshop approaches.


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