New & Noteworthy

The Genealogy & Local History Fair at the Indiana State LibraryInStLibr_Table

Saturday, October 24, 9:30 am to 4:00 pm

Admission is free and open to the general public. This year’s theme is “Crime and Punishment in Indiana.” Over 30 organizations and exhibitors will be in attendance, including the National Library Bindery. Stop by our table to see examples of our work and talk about publishing your genealogy, custom book binding and book restoration and repair.

Expert speakers on genealogy and the law and ‘Strange Tales of Crime and Murder…’ are not to be missed!

The Beech Grove Book, Postcard, Paper & Political Show

Sunday, November 1, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

BG TableThis show will be held in the main gym of Beech Grove High School and will showcase first edition books, autographed books, general reading books as well as postcards, movie posters, and vintage political items. You may see that political campaigns have not changed all that much! Be sure to stop by our table to see examples of fine bookbinding and restoration. You may want to show us that great old book that you just bought and we can discuss the best ways to restore or preserve it.

Available Now: Cemetery Log

Standard2Our 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 may find as well as a reference to the common tombstone styles you’ll encounter out in the field.

We are excited to announce that National Library Bindery Company Brand 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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