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SHELF LIFE—Tastes Like War with Grace M. Cho

Grace M. Cho discusses her latest book, Tastes Like War, which was a nonfiction finalist for the 2021 National Book Award. Part memoir, part sociological investigation, Tastes Like War offers …

May 26, 2022 | 12PM – 12:45PM | Online
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Letterpress Printing Demonstration

This coming Saturday, May 14th, we’ll be demonstrating small press (letterpress) printing at the JMRL’s Central Library as a participant in the library’s How-To Festival. Join Book Arts members Josef Beery, Lana Lambert, and Erin O’Donnell, in …

May 14, 2022 | 11AM – 12:30PM | JMRL Central Library, Charlottesville
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Three Ways to Make Bookcloth

We will take different cloth materials and thru three different processes make them suitable to use as book cloth for bookbinding and box making.Demonstrations will be presented and then participants …

August 20, 2022 | 11:45AM – 3PM | Virginia Center for the Book, Charlottesville, Virginia
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Two-day Book Arts Workshops: Paste Paper and Stiff-leaf Binding

Day One: Paste and Decorative Art Papers with Ginna CullenPaste papers are fun and decorative art papers used for a variety of paper crafts including bookbinding, gift wrapping, card making, …

August 4–5, 2022 | 10AM – 4PM | Virginia Center for the Book at the Jefferson School City Center, Charlottesville
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Garden Clubs Make History

Join Virginia Humanities Fellow Meredith Henne Baker for a free, public Garden Week discussion at the Library of Virginia in Richmond. Garden Week showcases garden club women’s preservation and beautification …

April 28, 2022 | 12PM – 1PM | Richmond