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[BKARTS] Fw: Between the Covers: Rare Books activity Day



Reminder:

Between the Covers
Rare Books Activity Day 
Sunday 12 November 2006 
1-5pm
Queens Hall
State Library of Victoria

An afternoon of free activities at the State Library of Victoria

Including:

1-5pm 
Book Conservation Clinic
Library conservators will advise you on caring for old books, diaries, 
albums etc. Plus: free appraisals by antiquitarian book dealers Kay 
Braddock, Barbara Hince and Peter Arnold, and displays by archival product 
suppliers

1-5pm
Page Turnings: Rare Books Up Close
A unique opportunity to get a close-up view of rare books from the 
Library's collection. Expert staff will be on hand to answer your 
questions.

2, 3 & 4pm
Conservation Laboratory Tours
A behind-the-scenes tour of the Library's new state-of-the art 
conservation laboratory. Visitors can see examples of book conservation 
work and speak with conservators.
(places limited, bookings available from 1.00pm)

Exhibition open 10am - 5pm; tours 2, 3 & 4pm
Mirror of the World: Exhibition and Tours
Visit the magnificent exhibition Mirror of the World: books and ideas 
(Dome Gallery, Level 4) which showcases rare books from the Libnrary's 
collections. Gallery guides will be on hand all day to answer your queries 
- or you can join exhibition curator Clare Williamson for a guided tour.

3 & 4pm
Book Collecting for Beginners
Book collector, author and owner of Alice's Bookshop, Anthony Marshall, 
offers advice on starting your own book collection. (You can also browse 
and purchase books about book collecting at the Reader's Feast Bookstore 
display).

State Library of Victoria Foundation
The day's program is sponsored by the State Library of Victoria 
Foundation. Visit the Foundation table for information on memberships and 
programs, and enter the draw to win an afternoon tea at the Windsor Hotel!


Please tell your friends!



State Library of Victoria
328 Swanston Street
MELBOURNE VIC 3000
AUSTRALIA
Web: www.slv.vic.gov.au

New exhibition at State Libary of Victoria
Heroes and Villains: Australian comics and their creators
20 October 2006 - 25 February 2007
www.slv.vic.gov.au/heroes

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