Author Archives: Patti Russell

2017 Akron Book Fair

Due to extenuating circumstances, there will be no 2017 Akron Antiquarian Book Fair. However, the Cleveland fair is in the planing stages for September 2017, and we are hoping to be able to resume the Akron fair in 2018.

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NOBS Forum: Wednesday, September 21, 7:00 PM Book Collecting 101

Larry Rakow, as the Vice President of NOBS, has presented Book Collecting 101 numerous times and recommends it for anyone who loves antiquarian, vintage, or new books and wants to learn or brush up on the ways to determine the … Continue reading

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NOBS Forum: Wednesday, April 20th, 7:00 pm – Cursive Writing

Is the teaching of cursive handwriting a dying art? Join us at Loganberry Books for a special forum with lively discussion on the future of handwriting. The forum features four experts in the field: Garth Proctor, former hand lettering artist … Continue reading

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Upcoming NOBS Forum: Wednesday, March 16th, 7:00 pm

The N.O.B.S. Forum for March of 2016 will be a presentation by local artisan bookbinder and NOBS board member Ellen Strong on Margaret Neilson Armstrong (1867-1944), one of America’s most renowned book cover designers. While she is best known for … Continue reading

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