Webinar: Basic Book Repair for Libraries with Marianne Hanley

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Date(s) - 06/02/2020
10:00 am CDT - 11:30 am CDT

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 an MLS from Syracuse University.


Register for the live webinar or the webinar recording on our Zoom platform. By doing so, even if you don’t attend the live event, you will receive a link to the webinar recording after the event. Please email us if you have any questions.

For FY2021-22, 70% of the total costs for the PLAN Continuing Education program ($220,000) is supported by federal money, and 30% of this program ($92,991) is supported by state money. The total budget of the project is $312,991.