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Eleanor Squire Library Tea: February 26th, 2:00-4:30

The Eleanor Squire Library is pleased to announce the return of a Garden tradition–The Library Tea. Dr. Lester Lefton, president of Kent State University, will present “Reflections from Kent State’s President and Bibliophile in Chief,” a talk focusing on rare … Continue reading

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Upcoming NOBS Forum Field Trip: February 16th

NOBS Forum: Thursday, February 16th, 7 pm at Oberlin College Ed Vermue: Tour of the Letterpress Studio and showing of: Proceed and Be Bold!, a Film on Amos Kennedy Jr. At this month’s forum, Special Collections librarian Ed Vermue conducts … Continue reading

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NOBS Board Officer Elections

At the NOBS board meeting this week (Wednesday, January 18th), officers were elected for the following year. Carole Lazarus, formerly board Vice-President, was elected President, while Larry Rakow, formerly President of the board, moved to Vice-President. Bob Novak (Treasurer) and … Continue reading

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“A Botanical Expedition” Lecture at Holden Arboretum, January 28th

A Botanical Expedition Date: Saturday, Jan. 28 Time: 10am – 11:30am Location: Reinberger Classroom Instructor: Clem Hamilton, PhD Cost: $10 members, $15 nonmembers Description: Journey back to the Renaissance and explore the New World with Holden’s President and CEO Clem … Continue reading

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NYT Review of French Typefaces at Grolier Club

Today’s New York Times has an excellent review of French typefaces on exhibit at the Grolier Club (exhibit runs through February 4th). In addition to the article, there are several slides showing details of matrices and punches. The article can … Continue reading

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NOBS member Ellie Strong featured on WVIZ’s Applause

NOBS member Ellie Strong, of Strong Bindery, is featured in a segment about book binding and preservation on WVIZ’s arts program Applause. NOBS member-dealer Loganberry Books also makes an appearance, as well as our friends at the Cleveland Public Library’s … Continue reading

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Holiday Open House at the Bookseller: December 3rd and 4th

The Bookseller in Akron is having a Holiday Open House this Saturday and Sunday, December 3rd and 4th. There will be a 15% discount on thousands of used and rare books. Refreshments will be served as well. On Saturday from … Continue reading

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NOBS Annual Meeting: December 4th at CSU

NOBS Annual Meeting Sunday December 4th Michael Schwartz Library Cleveland State University Rhodes Tower Room 503 2121 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, OH  Our speaker this year will be Patrick Chura, author and associate professor of English at the University of Akron, … Continue reading

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Eleanor Squire Library Book Sale: Saturday, December 10th

The Eleanor Squire Library Book Sale at the Cleveland Botanical Garden will be taking place Saturday, December 10th. Sale hours are10:00AM-5:00PM. The event is free with Garden Admission.  “SPECIAL ALL-DAY SALE OF RARE PRINTS, BOTANICAL ART AND GIFT BOOKS, POSTERS. … Continue reading

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NOBS Donates to Harvey Pekar Library Statue

In July 2010, Cleveland lost one of its most distinctive, and unusual, literary voices when biographical comics writer Harvey Pekar passed away. While Harvey’s legacy lives on in a multitude of comics and graphic novels, an effort to memorialize Harvey … Continue reading

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