LIBROS is New Mexico’s Book Arts Guild offering a variety of inspiration for both traditional and experimental artist’s books. We hold regular meetings on the 1st Saturday of the month, as well as annual and special exhibits.
We welcome new members and guests – please see our Calendar page a full list of upcoming meetings.
Monday, August 19, 9am – 5pm
Tuesday, August 20, 9am–5pm
See our Exhibits page for more details.
This hands-on workshop is a dos por dos construction with a modified piano hinge binding.
Mita Saldana, President of Libros, will kick-off September's meeting with a Basic Book Binding Tool Demonstration (about 15 minutes). If you are new to bookbinding or just not sure what tools you should invest in... this will be a not-to-miss demonstration.
In this month’s presentation member Barbara Byers will guide us in making a Dos por Dos Modified Piano Hinge Book. Our model will be a dos-a-dos book with two single sections. More details and supply list...
Where bookbinding and Calligraphy collide beautifully. Ginger will demonstrate how to make a simple top stitch book, after that she will guide you through inspirational Calligraphy techniques.
Tour the Center For the Book at the Special Collections LIbrary at 423 Central Ave. NE, ABQ NM 87102.
plus November 9 – Santa Fe BAG
Xmas Party and Gift Exchange! Also Star Book Ornaments by Esther Feske
Star Book Ornaments: We will make a few simple mapfold pages that make the most wonderful holiday ornaments.
plus Collaborative Presentation
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Back Issues available on our Newsletter page.
Lists updated 9-2018.
Updated December 2015
Don’t leave home without your bookbinding kit! Remember that many of our meetings are “hands-on” and the best way to learn new techniques is to try them yourself!
LIBROS accepts online payments for Membership through PayPal’s secure online payment system. You do NOT need a PayPal account to pay by credit or debit card. Membership renewal is due by September of each year.