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Upcoming NOBS Forum: Wednesday, November 19th, 7:00 pm

Our Next NOBS Forum will be: Marian Morton: Be It Ever So Humble: Writing About Home Author, historian, and longtime Cleveland area resident Marian J. Morton has crafted engaging local histories that both educate and entertain. Combining informative narrative with striking … Continue reading

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NOBS Annual Meeting will be November 9th, 1:00 pm

Our Annual Meeting will be held at the Log Cabin Shop (8010 Lafayette Road, Lodi, OH 44252) on November 9th, starting at 1:00 pm. A roaring walk-in fireplace, racks of new and vintage rifles and the ambiance of a huge … Continue reading

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Miniature Book Society Traveling Exhibit and Lecture by Todd Sommerfeld at Cleveland Public Library

Miniature Book Society Traveling Exhibit and Lecture by Todd Sommerfeld. This hands-on discussion and presentation of miniature books will be hosted by the Northern Ohio Bibliophilic Society. Come meet local collector, Todd Sommerfeld as he talks about miniature books. He … Continue reading

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Upcoming NOBS Forum: Wednesday, October 15th, 7:00 pm

Our Next NOBS Forum will be: Larry Waldman: Painting in Pure Color: Modern Art in Cleveland before the Armory Show 1908-1913 Cleveland has long been remarkable among American cities for the whole-hearted way in which its artist community embraced Modernism during the early years of the … Continue reading

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Eleanor Squire Library Fall Book Sale, October 24-26

ELEANOR SQUIRE LIBRARY FALL BOOK SALE AT THE CLEVELAND BOTANICAL GARDEN FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24 10:00AM-5:00PM (FREE) SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25 10:00AM-5:00PM (FREE WITH GARDEN ADMISSION) SUNDAY, OCTOBER 26 12:00PM-5:00PM (FREE) THREE DAY BOOK SALE OF GARDENING BOOKS AS WELL AS CHILDREN’S, … Continue reading

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N.O.B.S. on Wheels: Being The First Car-Boot Book Sale of the 21st Century, October 4th

NOBS will be having a throwback event, as we used to do it back in 80’s in Cleveland Heights: N.O.B.S. on Wheels: Being The First Car-Boot Book Sale of the 21st Century Books, magazines and ephemera — all things paper! Affordable fun, no … Continue reading

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Upcoming NOBS Forum: Wednesday, September 17th, 7:00 pm

Our Next NOBS Forum will be: Stacie Murry: Godey’s Lady’s Book Godey’s Lady’s Book was more than just a woman’s fashion magazine. It was published for 68 years from 1830 to 1898 and, although known for its fashion plates illustrating … Continue reading

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Forum Change for August 20th

Special Event in Place of August 20th NOBS Forum: Herb Ascherman Private Collector’s Tour Preeminent portrait photographer Herb Ascherman has graciously invited 15 NOBS Members to his home for a private viewing of one of the largest privately held photography … Continue reading

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National Colloquium on Library Special Collections at Kelvin Smith Library, CWRU, on October 21-22

Organized by: Kelvin Smith Library at Case Western Reserve University Presented in collaboration with: River Campus Libraries at University of Rochester, Vanderbilt University and Washington University in St. Louis Libraries For more information, email KSL-mail@case.edu or call (216)368-2992. For most … Continue reading

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Upcoming NOBS Forum: Wednesday, August 20th, 7:00 pm

Our Next NOBS Forum will be: Show & Tell Summer is a great time for new discoveries and to show off those prize pieces in your book collection.  Anything goes: you can bring treasured tomes and tell us about them, or … Continue reading

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