Workshop Description:

Binding quality on books can be inconsistent and with day to day handling and repeated circulations, books can sustain significant damage. Don’t replace these volumes, fix them!

This workshop will introduce participants to basic book repair for circulating or general collections.  Attendees will learn how to repair common types of damage, such as hinge repair, tipping in loose pages, page mending and how to replace the spine on a book.

About the Presenter:

Marianne Hanley is the Preservation Librarian for Syracuse University Libraries. She oversees the operations and manages the essential work of the Preservation Unit.  She serves as Principal Investigator for the New York State Conservation/Preservation Grant on behalf of Syracuse University and is Co-Manager of the Disaster Recovery Operations and Emergency Preparedness Planning. Marianne enjoys serving as an instructor for local, regional and national workshops and webinars on various topics.

Marianne holds a Bachelor of Arts from Canisius College in Buffalo, NY and a Masters of Library Science from Syracuse University.

This workshop is intended for anyone interested in learning how to repair books.
No previous experience necessary.


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**All participants will have the option to request a certificate of attendance for two hours of CE credit.