Classes

Paper Marbling Class – February 22 

Saturday, February 22, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center, University of Indianapolis, R116, 1400 E. Hanna Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46227.

Learn the basics of the marbling process, materials, set up, and color mixing to produce your own set of hand-marbled papers in this fun and colorful approach to a classic art form.

All supplies included. 

Cost: $58.00 Regular and $52.00 Student 
To register, click on the button below, or you can email : nlbco@nlbco.com, or call: 317-636-5606 to reserve your place.

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Traditional Hard Cover Journal Class – March 20 and 21

Friday, March 20 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm and Saturday, March 21 from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon at the National Library Bindery Co. of Indiana, 55 South State Avenue, Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46201

Make your own hardcover journal in this two-day, hands-on class. Students will have the opportunity to use professional binding equipment, including hand-setting and casting type to make their own personal journal. Learn the basics of: Binding, Typesetting, and Casemaking Materials, Methods, and History.

Class Fee: $160

To register, click on the ‘Buy Now’ button above, email : nlbco@nlbco.com, or call: 317-636-5606

Book Restoration Class – April 17 and 18

Friday, April 17th, from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm and Saturday, April 18th, from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm with 1 hr. lunch break. Location: the National Library Bindery Co. of Indiana, 55 South State Avenue, Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46201

Bring in one thru-fold sewn, hard cover book in need of some care and learn how to restore it in this two-session workshop. The class will have discussion, demonstrations, and instruction on how to repair your book. From paper mending to remaking a hardcover, the class will be led by our restoration bookbinder with over 15 years of experience restoring books and Bibles.
All supplies included. Class size is limited.
Class Fee: $175

To register, click on the ‘Buy Now’ button above, email : nlbco@nlbco.com, or call: 317-636-5606

Look for the stitches in some of the folds of your book that needs repair. This is a thru-fold sewn book.

More classes will be added in the next few weeks.