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Wednesday, January 10, 2024 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EST
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Basic Book Repair - Webinar (01/10/24)

Binding quality on books can be inconsistent and with day-to-day handling and repeated circulation, books can sustain significant damage. 

Don’t replace these volumes, fix them!

This webinar will introduce participants to basic book repair for circulating or general collections. Attendees will learn how to repair common types of damage, such as hinge repair, tipping in loose pages, page mending and spine repair. During the webinar, participants will be able to watch narrated action videos of the repairs with live step by step instructions.

At the conclusion of this workshop, participants will be familar with:

  • Different aspects of book repair for circulating collections.
  • Book repair tools, supplies, and equipment.

This workshop is intended for anyone interested in learning how to repair books - No previous experience is necessary

Virtual Trainer: Marianne S. Hanley 

Marianne S. Hanley is the Preservation Librarian for Syracuse University Libraries. She oversees the operations and manages the essential work of the Preservation Unit. She serves as Principal Investigator for the New York State Conservation/Preservation Grant on behalf of Syracuse University and is Co-Manager of the Disaster Recovery Operations and Emergency Preparedness Planning. Marianne enjoys serving as an instructor for local, regional and national workshops and webinars on various topics.

Marianne holds a Bachelor of Arts from Canisius College in Buffalo, NY and a MLS from Syracuse University.

This is an online class. Access information will be emailed one week ahead.

Cost: NEFLIN classes are free of charge for Florida library staff. Registration is required for all classes and NEFLIN members get priority.

This project was funded either under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act from the Institute of Museum and Library Services or the Library Cooperative Grant program. Florida’s LSTA and LCG programs are administered by the Department of State’s Division of Library and Information Services.

For FY2023-24, the total state and federal budgets for NEFLIN's programs are $694,693. 42% of the total costs ($294,693) are supported by federal funds, and 58% of this program ($400,000) is supported by state funds..