New Exhibit: The Many Lives of Books, Exploring the Work of Book Conservators

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We celebrate and share the history, tools and process of bookbinding. See the tools of 1600s hand binding and the earliest machines that automated bookbinding in the 1800s. The American Bookbinders Museum is the only museum of its kind in North America.

Come hear the story of the book. Self-guided and audio tours available weekly, 10-4, Tuesday - Saturday.

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