We’re celebrating books with our other local book friends at The Museum of the Shenandoah Valley on Saturday April 17. The schedule below is followed by web links from interested parties.
10:30 A.M.: “BOOK COLLECTING 101”
Learn about the vocabulary, practicalities, and theory
of collecting books in this panel discussion that includes
Patrick Saine, owner of Winchester’s Blue Plate Books;
Lorne Bair, owner of Lorne Bair Rare Books; and David
Gray, director of learning resources of Lord Fairfax
Community College Library Information and Services.
11:30 A.M.: BOOK APPRAISAL SESSION
Registrants may bring one book to be appraised. Limited space is available. Sign up for book appraisal time slots begins at 10 a.m.
1 P.M.: “THE CARE OF BOOKS”
Get practical advice on how to keep your book collection in the
best condition possible, and learn how to store and care for your
books in this discussion with Jill Deiss, owner of Cat Tail Run
Hand Bookbinding; Trish Ridgeway, director of the Handley
Regional Library; and Byron C. Smith, director & curator of the
Newtown History Center.
SATURDAY, APRIL 17, 2010 10:30 A.M.–2 P.M.
901 Amherst Street, Winchester, Virginia
540-662-1473, ext. 235
FREE to MSV Members; All others: $8, $6 senior/youth
(includes gallery admission, panel discussions, and book appraisal)