Book Paper Scissors 2016




November 4, 2016 – January 13, 2017

Free Library of Philadelphia, Parkway Central Library
1901 Vine Street,  2nd floor Exhibition Cases


Closing Reception
January 5, 2016,  5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

2nd floor landing
Light refreshments will be served

Philadelphia Center for the Book is proud to announce Little Lexicons: Philadelphia Center for the Book Member Exhibition.
Curated by the Philadelphia Center for the Book board, members were invited to submit small book works, measuring less than 5 inches in height and width closed. Books could contain text, image, both or neither; they could be narrative or sculptural.


The Bibliophile as Bookbinder:
The Angling Bindings of S.A. Neff, Jr.

November 5, 2016
10:30 am – 1:00 pm

Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts
Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center
University of Pennsylvania

A screening of this documentary film about S.A. Neff, Jr., followed by a demonstration of Neff’s techniques for decorating leather using a single tool with stiff paper templates. Several sets of his bindings will be on display.

This event is co-sponsored by the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts

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Next Artists’ Working Group

Sunday, Nov. 20th , 1 PM
6th floor Bindery, UARTS, 333 S.Broad

PCB offers members a chance to join a critical community of artists and peers, approximately every other month, to share ideas and feedback about works in progress or in conception.

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Free Workshop Series

Cosponsored by the Art Department of the Free Library of Philadelphi

Origami Snowflakes

Instructor Eriko Takahashi

Saturday, December 10, 2016

more info to come

Tiny Book Necklaces

Instructor Valeria Kremser

Saturday, January 14, 2016

more info to come



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