New & Noteworthy

Book Restoration Class — Aug. 7th & 8th

This class is for Intermediate Level students.

Restoration ClassIn this class, students will gain hands-on experience with restoration and repair of books. Bring one hardcover book in need of some care, preferably a thru-fold sewn text-block. The class will have discussion and demonstrations on how to repair your books. From tissue repair to rebuilding a hardcover, the class will be led by our restoration bookbinder with over 10 years of experience restoring books and bibles.

Class Fee: $170
To register, email :, or call: 317-636-5606

The Restoration Class will take place over two days: Friday, August 7, from 6 pm to 9 pm and Saturday, August 8, from 10 am to 3 pm with 1 hr. lunch break

Location: National Library Bindery Co. of Indiana, 55 South State Avenue, Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN  46201

For a map and directions, please see the ‘Contact Us’ page under the ‘About Us’ tab above.

Textbook Season is Here!

As another school year draws to a close the time is again here to bring your school’s collection of tattered textbooks to the bindery for some TLC. Our rebinding methods are sure to make the grade by increasing textbook longevity and ensuring their lasting value.
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Sky Blue Window Reports on the Bindery

Screen Shot 2015-03-03 at 4.44.25 PMWe were recently featured in an article for Sky Blue Window, an online voice for art and cultural happenings here in Indy. One of their contributing writers, Dan Carpenter, paid us a visit to get a scope of what we do and where we are going

Read the Article Here

Available Now: Cemetery Log

Standard2Our Yonder Bound exclusive cemetery log was released last October at the Indiana State Library’s annual Genealogy Show. The log features 25 pages of log sheets to record the genealogical findings during cemetery visits. The log also contains a symbols guide to aid in decoding tombstone symbols you find as well as a reference to the common tombstone styles you’ll encounter out in the field.

We are excited to announce that Yonder Bound’s cemetery logs are now available for purchase at the Indiana Historical Bureau’s Gift Shop located at 140 North Senate Avenue.

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