The art of making books one page at a time

Children and teens can learn how to make books in a series of Marie Myers Book Art 2015 022art workshops made possible by a library grant from the Ezra Jack Keats Foundation. Participants create a small art book from scratch, learning about everything from papermaking and printing to binding and writing. Books will be shared with the community. The next workshops focus on printmaking, binding and writing. So join the fun!

Art of Books Workshops
Homeschoolers (Ages 8 – 14) – 3 p.m.
Main Library, Children’s Department

Feb. 5: Bookbinding
Using the printed handmade paper that was created in class, participants will learn to bind their own books.

Feb. 12: Writing
Looking at the different images created previously, participants will be inspired to write something to accompany the image.

Children (Ages 6 – 12) and Teens – 3:30 p.m.
Dallas Graham Branch Library

Feb. 10: Printmaking 2
Learn how to create your own image using a block printing technique. We will print on the handmade paper.

Feb. 24: Bookbinding
Using the printed handmade paper that was created in class, participants will learn to bind their own books.

March 3: Writing
Looking at the different images created previously, participants will be inspired to write something to accompany the image.

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