Welcome to the Northern Ohio Bibliophilic Society

NOBS is an association of book collectors, dealers, librarians, and others interested in promoting the production, preservation, collection, and sale of fine and antiquarian books, and the preservation and protection of the heritage of the printed word. NOBS is a member of the Fellowship of American Bibliophilic Societies (FABS) and a federally-recognized 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation.

Next NOBS Event:

NOBS Akron Antiquarian Book & Paper Fair

The 33rd Annual NOBS Akron Antiquarian Book & Paper Fair will be held on Friday, April 18, 2014 and Saturday, April 19th, 2014 at the John S. Knight Center, 77 East Mill Street, Akron, Ohio.

The Fair will be Friday 3:00 pm to 8:30 pm and Saturday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.

General admission: $5.00,  Students: $3.00,  NOBS Members: FREE.

Approximately 40 dealers will be on site, offering selections that are:  “Old and Rare, Readable and Collectible, First Editions, Children’s Books, Americana, Maps, Prints,
Illustrated Books, Mysteries, Science Fiction, Cookbooks, Civil War, Aviation,
Art, Literature, Travel and More!”

The following lectures will take place during the Akron Antiquarian Book & Paper Fair on Friday April 18th and Saturday April 19th:

On Friday night, 6:30-7:30 pm, Jim Best and Tess Kindig wil talk about “The Lure of Paper Ephemera.”

On Saurday, 11 am- noon,  Author Les Roberts will speak, “Getting Away With Murder.” Roberts is the author of many mysteries including the Milan Jacovich series set in Cleveland. Robert’s recent novel, WIN, PLACE, OR DIE takes place in Summit County.

Also on Saturday, 1-2 pm, Paul Huff will present “Lost in the Footnotes, On the Trail of Col. Conger” combining his interests in military and local history.

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