Intermediate Book Repair Workshop

Date(s) - 02/15/2019
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Oldsmar Public Library



The workshop will cover the following repairs:

• Spine repair
• Tuxedo box / 4-flap enclosures
• Surface cleaning

Each repair will be demonstrated, and then participants will practice the repair on discarded books. The
workshop will also include presentations and discussion on selecting appropriate repair materials and
methods, and preservation prioritization and decision-making.

Is registration full? Add your name to our wait list and we’ll contact you when a space becomes available (first come, first serve).

Biography ~ Annie Peterson
Annie Peterson is Program Leader at LYRASIS. Before joining LYRASIS, Annie Peterson was the
Preservation Librarian for the Howard-Tilton Memorial Library at Tulane University, where among other
things she was responsible for establishing a basic book repair program and training students conducting
repairs. She has an MLIS from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. She has a range of
experience in preservation and conservation that provides a strong base for helping the archives,
historical societies, libraries and museums that LYRASIS reaches through the Preservation Field Services
project. She is active in the American Library Association and is the Chair of the Association of Library
Collections and Technical Services Preservation and Reformatting Section. In 2016 Annie was awarded
the Esther J. Piercy Award from ALCTS, an award that is given to recognize the contribution to areas of
librarianship included in library collections and technical service by a librarian who has shown
outstanding promise for continuing contribution and leadership.


This event is full.