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Book Repair for Circulating and General Collections with Marianne Hanley

January 12, 2023 @ 10:00 am CST 11:00 am CST

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Binding quality on books are inconsistent and, with day-to-day handling and repeated circulation, books can sustain significant damage.  Don’t replace these volumes, fix them.

This webinar will introduce participants to basic book repair for circulating or general collections. Attendees will learn how to repair common types of damage, such as hinge repair, tipping in loose pages, page mending, and spine repair. During the webinar, participants will be able to watch narrated action videos of the repairs with live step-by-step instructions.

At the conclusion of this workshop, participants will:

  • Be familiar with different aspects of book repair for circulating collections.
  • Be familiar with book repair tools, supplies, and equipment.

Marianne S. Hanley is the Preservation Librarian for Syracuse University Libraries. She oversees the operations and manages the essential work of the Preservation Unit. She serves as Principal Investigator for the New York State Conservation/Preservation Grant on behalf of Syracuse University and is Co-Manager of the Disaster Recovery Operations and Emergency Preparedness Planning. Marianne enjoys serving as an instructor for local, regional, and national workshops and webinars on various topics. Marianne holds a Bachelor of Arts from Canisius College in Buffalo, NY and a Master’s in Library and Information Science from Syracuse University.

PLAN webinars are free for all Florida library staff and volunteers.

This project was funded either under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act from the Institute of Museum and Library Services or the Library Cooperative Grant program. Florida’s LSTA and LCG programs are administered by the Department of State’s Division of Library and Information Services. For FY2023, 71% of the total costs for the PLAN Continuing Education program ($218,429) is supported by federal money, and 29% of this program ($90,351) is supported by state money. The total budget of the project is $308,780.