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Basic Library Skills Training: Basic Book Repair

Event Type: Continuing Education
Date: 8/8/2019
Start Time: 1:00 PM
End Time: 4:00 PM
 Nicole Penley, outreach services specialist, will lead a training session dealing with basic techniques for repairing circulating books. Basic Book Repair participants need no previous experience in repairing books. Each participant will receive a small book repair kit and manual. Participants are encouraged to bring 2-3 books in need of repair, which will be used for discussion purposes only.

Learn how to:
• Determine which books are appropriate candidates for in-house book repair
• Identify tools appropriate for book repair
• Utilize simple book repair techniques, including repairing torn pages, tipping in loose pages, tightening loose hinges, and repairing broken text blocks

Want to learn these skills but can’t attend this session? Contact Nicole Penley to schedule a possible training option at your library.

Basic Library Skills Trainings (BLaST) are programs designed for new librarians and library staff that cover fundamental skills and basic library services. When you register, be sure to indicate that you want BLaST Certificate credit for your attendance at the "Basic Book Repair" workshop. Once you have completed a minimum of eight Core Trainings and four Optional Trainings, SCKLS will issue you a Basic Library Skills Training (BLaST) Certificate. Registration is limited to 15 participants and the deadline for registration is Thursday, July 25, 2019. Light refreshments and an optional lunch will be offered compliments of SCKLS. The event will be held in the SCKLS building located at 321 North Main Street in South Hutchinson.

Location: Large Meeting Room
Registration Ends: 7/25/2019 at 12:00 AM
Other Information:
 Registration is open only to SCKLS member libraries' staff and board members.
Contact: Katherine Hughes
Contact Number: 800-234-0529 ext 149
Presenter: Nicole Penley
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