Linebaugh Public Library System joins with Bongo Java, Jerry’s Artarama, Plaza Artist Materials and Watkins Community Education department to sponsor the ‘Handmade & Bound’ book arts festival, Friday, September 30 through Saturday, October 1, at Watkins College of Art, Design & Film in Nashville. All events and activities are free and open to the public.
‘Handmade & Bound’ Nashville will welcome dozens of vendors and feature a variety of workshops and lectures during the first edition of the free community celebration. Artists’ book, zine and comics authors, artisans, publishers, distributors and aficionados will buy, sell, trade and exhibit handmade and affordable publications and creations, as well as offer instruction and demos in miniature books, origami books, papermaking, printing, zine making, publishing, writing and bookbinding.
In addition to the book arts marketplace on Saturday, Oct. 1, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Handmade & Bound will offer the following free activities for children and adults: papermaking, sidewalk mural, wooden books demo, fine bindings and gold tooling demo, a Zines for Kids & Teens workshop, storytime for children, and much more!
A complete event schedule and vendor list will soon be available at handmadeboundnashville.com. To reserve space in the miniature book and card workshops, email email@example.com. For more information, contact the Watkins Library at 615.277.7427 or visit watkins.edu.
Handmade & Bound Nashville is presented by the librarians and staff of Watkins College of Art, Design & Film, plus the Watkins Community Education department and local librarians and book artists. Watkins is located at 2298 Rosa L. Parks Boulevard in Metro Center; free parking is available in the campus lot.This class is free and open to the public.
Linebaugh Public Library is located at 105 W. Vine St. in Murfreesboro. The Library is the cornerstone of our community, enriching lives through free resources for learning, fun, and opportunity. For more information, call 615-893-4131 or visit www.linebaugh.org.