Category Archives: NOBS Members

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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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: June 18th, 7:00 pm and Exhibit of Tribute to Book Binder Jan Sobota

Our Next NOBS Forum will be: Larry Rakow, It’s a Wonder That These Exist: A Brief History of Pop-Up & Movable Books Put books into the hands of children, and collectors face a myriad of problems: crayoning, torn pages, and various stains, … 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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Big Week for NOBS: Thursday Forum and Sunday Book Show

Upcoming NOBS Forum: Jennifer Weinbrecht: Our Own Particular Jane Thursday, October 17, 7pm Jennifer Weinbrecht, with her daughters Amy Patterson and Beth Dean, took over Jane Austen Books in 2008 and moved the inventory from Chicago to Novelty, Ohio. They … Continue reading

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New Online Book Catalog from Wonderland Books

Larry Rakow, owner of Wonderland Books, former NOBS president and current vice-president, has recently started and online catalog called 100 Wonderful Books from Wonderland. “100 Wonderful Books from Wonderland  is an online catalog appearing several times annually offering a select variety of … Continue reading

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Updates for the 31st Annual Antiquarian Book & Paper Fair on Facebook!

NOBS Board Member Tess Kindig has been writing some terrific features on exhibitors coming to the 31st Annual Akron Antiquarian Book & Paper Fair (being held on March 29th and 30th). So far she has written about Caliban Books, the Jane Austen … Continue reading

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Upcoming Class at Strong Bindery

Our good friend Ellie Strong at Strong Bindery has a new class coming up soon! REPAIRING CLOTH BOUND BOOKS: When your books fall apart, don’t throw them away. This class will teach you how to replace those detached covers, resew … Continue reading

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Upcoming NOBS Forum March 21st, 7:00 pm

Our Next NOBS Forum will be: Gary Esmonde: From Boathouse to Books Cleveland Botanical Garden’s Eleanor Squire Library opened to the public on December 4th, 1930 in a renovated boathouse. After 80 years, the library still continues to serve gardeners, Garden members, … Continue reading

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