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Book study rooms and tables in the library.

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Events

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Pforzheimer Lecture In-Person

Join us at 5 PM for pizza, and learn more about the Book Studies minor. At 5:30, we will have a watch party for a lecture from the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin, about...  More
Date:
Thursday, October 6, 2022
Time:
5:00pm - 7:30pm
Location:
Mudd 202
Categories:
  Terrell Main Library (Mudd Center)  

Freedom's Friends History Walk

Hear stories about Oberlin’s most famous freedom seekers and people known to have helped them make their way to freedom on this 90-minute neighborhood walking tour. Led by Oberlin Heritage Center. St...  More
Date:
Saturday, October 8, 2022
Time:
11:00am - 12:00pm
Categories:
  Big Read / Oberlin Reads  

LOL – Research Help

What’s not to love about the libraries, they have so much to offer that will make your time at Oberlin a better experience. Come celebrate the Love Oberlin Libraries (LOL) - Research Help on Oct. 10....  More
Date:
Monday, October 10, 2022
Time:
All Day Event
Categories:
  Art Library     Conservatory Library     Science Library     Terrell Main Library (Mudd Center)  

Lunchtime Print Shop Tour In-Person

Printing & tyopgraphy lesson hosted by Ed Vermue. Participants will create a Halloween print. This event will be on the 2nd floor of the Terrell Main Library. Materials will be provided. ...  More
Date:
Friday, October 28, 2022
Time:
11:30am - 1:00pm
Categories:
  Book Arts Series  
Registration Type:
In-Person Registration
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Stories in Letters: Calligraphic Capitals Workshop In-Person

Learn about illuminated initials with skilled calligrapher Alexandria Meyers. Instructions and hands-on work with traditional materials. Supplies included in this 1.5 - 2 hour workshop. Sponsored b...  More
Date:
Wednesday, November 9, 2022
Time:
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Location:
Science Library Classroom
Categories:
  Book Arts Series  
Registration Type:
In-Person Registration
Register! - 11 seats left

Holiday Pop-Up Workshop with Keith Allen In-Person

Holiday pop up workshop with Keith Allen (Cleveland artist). 3:00 to 4:30, followed by a talk on making and publishing Pop Up Books. Location: Conservatory Library Limited to 15. There is n...  More
Date:
Thursday, December 1, 2022
Time:
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Location:
Conservatory Library Circulation Desk
Categories:
  Book Arts Series  
Registration Type:
In-Person Registration
Register! - 6 seats left

Letterpress Printing Winter Term Course

WT applications will be open from September 14th to November 18th. Intensive, experience-based instruction for students in the operation of two types of hand-operated presses, moveable type and li...  More
Date:
Monday, January 2, 2023 Show more dates
Time:
8:00am - 2:00pm
Categories:
  Book Arts Series  

Papermaking and Book Art with Aimee Lee

In this studio intensive, students make books and paper by hand in the context of global history and culture, taught by artist and award-winning author Aimee Lee (OC '99). Using East Asian and Eur...  More
Date:
Tuesday, January 3, 2023
Time:
8:00am - 2:00pm
Categories:
  Book Arts Series  

Blackout/Erasure Poetry Workshop In-Person

Discover this artistic and accessible form of poetry with Creative Writing Professor Chanda Feldman. Location: Terrell Main Library There is no charge for the workshops unless you don't show...  More
Date:
Wednesday, February 8, 2023
Time:
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Location:
Mudd Main Level Foyer
Categories:
  Book Arts Series  
Registration Type:
In-Person Registration
Register! - 10 seats left

Mail Art Workshop In-Person

Make Mail Art and learn about the "longest-lived, international, modern art movement that no one knows anything about." This is a fun workshop; no previous art training required. Beginners are welcom...  More
Date:
Thursday, March 2, 2023
Time:
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location:
Art Library Entrance (Venturi Art Building, top floor)
Categories:
  Book Arts Series  
Registration Type:
In-Person Registration
Register! - 11 seats left