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

Our Next NOBS Forum will be: Cristine Rom: Cleveland Institute of Art’s Artist Book Collection Over the past three decades the Cleveland Institute of Art’s artists books collection has grown to almost 1,700 books representing North American artists, Western Europe, South … 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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Upcoming NOBS Forum: May 21st, 7:00 pm

Our Next NOBS Forum will be: Rebecca Knab, The Lure of the Association Copy This month the NOBS Forum takes up the topic of association copies: those books which were once owned by, given away, or scribbled in by persons of … 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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Upcoming NOBS Forum: March 20th, 7:00 pm

Our Next NOBS Forum will be: Todd Sommerfeld: History of Miniature Books Come meet the local collector of collections, Todd Sommerfeld at his talk on miniature books. He will discuss the history of miniature books from the earliest times to the … Continue reading

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NOBS Forum Is This Thursday, February 20th at 7:00 pm!

Our Monthly NOBS Forum is this Week: Show and Tell  Now’s the time to share your interesting, unusual, and otherwise noteworthy reads with other bibliophiles at our annual Show and Tell session.  Anything goes: you can bring treasured tomes and tell … Continue reading

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Upcoming NOBS Forum November 21st, 7:00 pm

Our Next NOBS Forum will be: Joanna Connors & Karen R. Long: Book Reviewing in the Kindle Age Plain Dealer Book Editor Joanna Connors and Critic Karen R. Long, who manages the Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards, will talk about the art and … 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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NOBS Forum is this Thursday at 7pm

NOBS Forum: Kirstin Willders & Mason Milani: Custom Crafted Paper, September 19th, 7:00 pm  Kirstin Willders and Mason Milani from The Morgan Conservatory will tell us about a new production line of hand-made paper. The talk will be lavishly illustrated with photos … 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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