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      Workshop: Build a Book and Learn Book Repair Techniques in Oakland


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      October 26, 2019

      Saturday   9:30 AM

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      Workshop: Build a Book and Learn Book Repair Techniques

      Workshop: Build a Book and Learn Book Repair Techniques   Bill O'Neil October 26, 2019 9:30am - 1:00pm CGS Sherman Room   Join Bill O’Neil and members of the Book Repair committee for a workshop on repairing books. Workshop participants learn book repair techniques by creating a book for themselves. All supplies are included and Bill will guide the group step by step in assembly. The finished product will be a copy of a "how to" pamphlet written by the late Dick Thrift, founder of the CGS Book Repair Committee. Everyone goes home with a self-made instruction book and souvenir of the day which includes a list of places to obtain the materials in the future.    Bill will answer questions during class and will be there during BYO brown bag lunch for more discussion.      Bill O'Neil is a retired high school art teacher who loves books and cemeteries. He chaired the CGS Book Repair Committee for many years. Bill has been researching his family genealogy for over twenty years.                   REGISTRATION INFORMATION:   Pre-registration is required. Class size is limited so register early.    CGS members enjoy reduced admission, $40.00*.   Non-member admission fee is $50.00* and $20.00 can be applied towards a new one year CGS membership the day of the class.   Register early to confirm your seat. Walk-ins will not be admitted.       PAYMENT OPTIONS: Credit card payments will be processed by Eventbrite. *Event fee is non-refundable.

      Categories: Literary & Books

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