Book Restoration Workshop
260 Spring Rd, Malvern, PA 19355, USA
Workshops Reopening with Health Precautions
Because of necessary COVID-19 safety precautions, the number of participants will be limited to maintain proper social distancing. Tickets must be purchased online in advance.
Workshops are limited to 4 persons maximum to allow for social distancing.
For everyone’s safety, all participants and instructors are required to wear a mask throughout the workshop. Anyone refusing to wear a mask will not be allowed to join the workshop and will be offered a refund.
All participants must abide by social distancing procedures.
Separate materials and tools will be provided to avoid unnecessary contact between participants.
For the safety of our visitors and staff, any participant with visible signs of sickness (cough, etc.) will not be allowed to join the tour and will be given a refund. Please stay home if you are sick.
Certain spaces may be inaccessible to ensure proper social distancing.
BOOK RESTORATION WORKSHOP
Participants will be taught basic book repair techniques, and in the process learn about the book's components and traditional hand bookbinding methods. They will dissect a book and reassemble it. Participants will deconstruct the book by detaching the covers and spine; removing the sewing, and disassembling the text. They will then reconstruct their book by performing page repair; resewing the text; and rehinging the covers and spine.
The book along with all additional materials are included, and tools will be provided.
Cost per Person: $100/Adult (Age 14 and Up).
Participants are welcome to bring their own book to restore but must get pre-approval.
Class size is limited to 4 people. Participants must be over the age of 14. Participants under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
Length of Class: Typical class lasts about 5-6 hrs
To review the Workshop Registration & Cancellation Policies, please visit: http://goo.gl/JzQINw.
**In order to obtain approval, please email the following photos of your book to firstname.lastname@example.org: 1. Front Cover, 2. Spine, 3. Back Cover, 4. Front Inside Hinge, 5. Back Inside Hinge, 6. Pages that need to be reinserted.
The approval process only occurs during business hours and may take a few days.
Adult (Age 14 and Up)