May 25, 2011 workshop

*PLEASE NOTE:  THE AFTERNOON HANDS-ON SESSION IS NOW FILLED TO CAPACITY.  YOU CAN STILL SIGN UP FOR THE MORNING SESSION.  THE FORM IS BELOW.

The Los Angeles Preservation Network (LAPNet) invites you to attend a workshop:

Mold : Prevention and Remediation

Presented by Michele Brown, Book Conservator at Cornell University.    Location: The Huntington Library, 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, CA  91108.  DATE:  MAY 25, 2011.  

REGISTRATION FEE:  $40 for the Morning Session Only (includes refreshments and admission to The Huntington)     $75 Full-Day (includes refreshments, lunch and Hands-On Afternoon Session)

REGISTRATION BEGINS AT 9 AM

MORNING SESSION: 9:30 TO 12:00

LUNCH: 12:00 -1:00

AFTERNOON SESSION: 1:00-4:00

DESCRIPTION OF THE PROGRAM

What is mold? How do you identify it? What types of mold can we expect to find on heritage materials? What do we do if we find it? How can we prevent it from occurring in the future? This workshop will address these questions and other concerns that participants may have regarding mold in their collections. We will begin in the morning with a discussion of the life cycle of mold, types of mold likely to occur in libraries and museums, and what conditions contribute to mold growth in libraries and museums. In the afternoon we will explore ways to treat mold if it does occur in your collection. We will pay particular attention to the methods and equipment necessary for safeguarding the health and safety of library staff that may have to deal with mold outbreaks.

Instructor:  Michele Brown has been the book conservator at Cornell University since 1995. She is responsible for complex treatment of special collections, as well as for coordination of disaster planning and remediation for Cornell libraries. She received a Certificate in Hand Bookbinding and Restoration from the Camberwell School of Art and Crafts, and an MLIS from the University of Alabama. She has conducted numerous workshops in collections care, disaster planning, and mold prevention and remediation.

Who should attend?

Library, archives, and other repository staff  who have responsibility for the care of collections.

LIMITED ENROLLMENT! 

THE HANDS-ON AFTERNOON SESSION IS LIMITED TO 20 PARTICIPANTS.

THERE IS NO LIMIT ON THE NUMBER OF REGISTRANTS FOR THE MORNING LECTURE.

 

This program will be held at The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens in San Marino, California.  We will convene in Friend’s Hall, with lunch on the Garden Terrace.  Parking is free.

 

For driving directions and maps please visit the website: http://www.huntington.org

 

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

 

Name ______________________________

Institution __________________________

Address ____________________________

________________________________

E-mail ______________________________

Telephone __________________________

Fax ________________________________

INDICATE LUNCH CHOICE:

Chicken cranberry salad______

Turkey ham cheese baguette________

Grilled vegetable caprese wrap _____   (vegetarian)

 

REGISTRATION FEE:  $40   (MORNING LECTURE ONLY, INCLUDES REFRESHMENTS & ADMISSION TO HUNTINGTON )

*OR*   $75  (ALL DAY, INCLUDES HANDS-ON SESSION & LUNCH)

 

All checks payable to LAPNet

Registration deadline May 6

 

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

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