Book Binding: Open Spine Binding with Book Tape

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Program Type:

Arts & Crafts

Age Group:

Teens, Adults
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Program Description

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Come learn to bind a book using non-adhesive book tape and stitching! We'll learn a common, sturdy process for producing an attractive hand-bound book.

two books bound with a conventional open spine binding

Then come back for the next two weeks as we use different binding techniques to delve deeper into working with paper and thread.

This program involves awls, needles, and craft knives. Teens and adults only, please! If sharp tools are inaccessible for you but you'd like to attend, contact Nikki at, who will be able to propose some accommodations.

Space is limited by supplies.



The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Indoor Program (2021)

This program is hosted indoors.  Please observe social distancing and follow local COVID-19 safety mandates. Hand sanitizer will be provided and staff will do their best to ensure any shared materials are disinfected between use. This program is subject to COVID-19 safety protocol updates, including room capacity limits. Please check our website for updates.