Category Archives: Lectures

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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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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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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Lectures announced for next week’s Akron Antiquarian Book & Paper Fair

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.” … Continue reading

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Free Talks at the 31st Annual Akron Antiquarian Book & Paper Fair

The upcoming 31st Annual Akron Antiquarian Book & Paper Fair (March 29th & 30th) will feature the following FREE lectures: What Are Old Books Worth? By Jim Best This talk will focus on what factors – supply, demand, condition and … Continue reading

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Reminder: NOBS Forum is tomorrow, November 15th, 7:00 pm

Our NOBS Forum this week will be: Andy Leach: The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Library and Archives The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum’s new Library and Archives is the world’s most comprehensive repository of written … Continue reading

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Two great Octavofest Events at CWRU this Saturday

Jan Sobota: A Retrospective WHEN: Saturday, October 20th | 10:00 am – 12:30 pm WHERE: Dampeer Room, Kelvin Smith Library, Case Western Reserve University, 11055 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland Ohio 44106-(next to Severance Hall)Parking garage off of East Blvd. REGISTER: library.case.edu/ksl/whoweare/octavofest … Continue reading

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YA Author Cinda Williams Chima presents “Magic on the Page: Writing and Publishing Teen Fantasy Fiction” on June 6th

Chagrin Falls Village now claims author Cinda Williams Chima on its brag list of local artistic assets.  The New York Times best-selling fantasy author relocated to the village area last year.  On June 6th, she will be the third and … Continue reading

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