Category Archives: Libraries

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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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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Friends of the Wickliffe Public Library Book Sale, February 6-9

The Friends of the Wickliffe Public Library Book Sale will be held February 6-9 at 1713 Lincoln Rd., Wickliffe, Ohio. The Friends Members Preview will be Wednesday from 3 pm – 8 pm. The sale will continue on Thursday, from 10 … 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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Upcoming NOBS Forum will be at Kent State on Saturday, September 15th, 1:00 pm

Our upcoming NOBS Forum will be: Dr. Carolyn Brodie: Kent State University Children’s Book Collection. Dr. Carolyn Brodie of the Kent State University School of Library and Information Science will conduct a tour of the Marantz Children’s Book Collection and … Continue reading

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Figure/Ground Installation at CPL’s Eastman Reading Garden

One of my favorite places in the city is the Eastman Reading Garden, located between the library’s original Main building and the Louis Stokes Wing. It is truly an urban oasis. In addition to being a wonderful place to rest … Continue reading

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Friends of the Portage Lakes Branch Book Sale, April 19th and 21st

The Friends of the Portage Lakes Branch, Akron Summit  County Public Library, will be having their spring book sale in April. There are 2-3 times the usual number of Religion and Cooking books, plus the popular better buys in our … Continue reading

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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 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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