Virtual & In-Person

As we begin the new year we’re hopeful for a return to a full schedule of in-person programming at the Virginia Center for the Book. Allowing for pandemic restrictions, we’ll offer limited in-person classes and workshops along with virtual events.

PLUS, explore additional virtual offerings, including National Book Festival programming, for readers of all ages below… 

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Letterpress Printing Demonstration

This coming Saturday, May 14th, we’ll be demonstrating small press (letterpress) printing at the JMRL’s Central Library as a participant in the library’s How-To Festival. Join Book Arts members Josef Beery, Lana Lambert, and Erin O’Donnell, in …

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Three Ways to Make Bookcloth

We will take different cloth materials and thru three different processes make them suitable to use as book cloth for bookbinding and box making.Demonstrations will be presented and then participants …

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Two-day Book Arts Workshops: Paste Paper and Stiff-leaf Binding

Day One: Paste and Decorative Art Papers with Ginna CullenPaste papers are fun and decorative art papers used for a variety of paper crafts including bookbinding, gift wrapping, card making, …

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Did you know that the Virginia Center for the Book offers reading recommendations, workshops on bookmaking and letterpress, literacy resources across the Commonwealth, and virtual events throughout the year?