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Po Box 193216
San Francisco, CA
USA

A close-knit group of hand bookbinders, with shared interests in creating and collecting fine bindings, joined together to promote hand bookbinding and related book arts and to exchange information and ideas. 

CODEX Schedule of Events

Workshops, Panel Discussions & Parties  


Tracey Rowledge workshop

Feb. 1 - 3, 2017  

** CLASS HAS 1 SPACE **

GOLD TOOLING ON PAPER
CLASS DATES: Feb. 1 - Feb, 3rd, 2017  (Wed. Thu. Fri)
CLASS TIME: 9:30AM - 5:30PM
LOCATION: San Francisco Center for the Book, 375 Rhode Island Street, CA 94110

Gold tooling on paper bindings is particularly exciting as it allows you to explore ideas without the financial pressure or time constraints you might feel when binding leather-bound books. Techniques of gold tooling on paper learned in this workshop will be useful in paper decorations as well.


Intertwined: A panel discussion on Collaboration

Feb. 3 

DATE: FRIDAY, Feb. 3rd, 2017
TIME: Reception at 6:30pm, Panel discussion from 7 - 9pm
LOCATION: San Francisco Center for the Book, 375 Rhode Island Street, CA 94110

GUEST PANELISTS: 
KATHY ABBOTT & TRACY ROWLEDGE OF TOMORROW'S PAST, Along with
SUE ANDERSON & GWEN HARRISON OF IMPEDIMENT PRESS & WAND’RING BARK STUDIO

Please RSVP to eventshbc3@gmail.com with the subject CODEX so that we have an accurate expectation of guests. 

Volunteering: If you are able to volunteer for this event (general set-up, projector, chairs and food/drinks assistance) please view the jobs here and sign up.  


CODEX Book Fair 

Feb 5 - 8 

The 6th Biennial International Book Fair and Symposium

LOCATION: The Craneway Pavilion, 1414 Harbor Way South, Richmond, CA
PUBLIC BOOK FAIR HOURS:
Sunday, February 5: 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Monday, February 6: 12:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday, February 7:  12:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, February 8:  10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

MORE INFORMATION: http://www.codexfoundation.org/

VOLUNTEER FOR THE TABLE HERE

 


LOCATION: Vanessa Hardy's House
TIME: 6pm - 9pm
LOCATION: 2608 Webster Street, Berkeley

Join your fellow members and visiting CODEX binders for evening of celebration and conversation. Light food and drink will be provided and all members are welcome. Please RSVP to eventshbc3@gmail.com with the subject BINDERS PARTY so that we have an accurate expectation of guests. 

Volunteering: If you are able to volunteer for this party (general set-up and food/drinks assistance) please view the jobs here and sign up.  

Binder's Party 

Feb. 6 


KATHY ABBOTT WORKSHOP

Feb. 10-11

 

 

 

 

 

‘CLIP-ON-COVER BINDING’
INSTRUCTOR: Kathy Abbott
CLASS DATES: Feb. 10 - 11, 2017
CLASS TIME: 9:30AM - 5:30PM
LOCATION: 1890 Bryant Street, San Francisco, CA

You will learn how to make a –  one of the structures devised by Kathy Abbott – on a blank book. This paper-covered binding is fully reversible, uses no adhesive, and is perfect for making at home with limited tools or equipment.  Variations in the basic technique and other materials such as vellum, textiles or leather could be used - the possibilities are endless!

WORKSHOP LINK: http://handbookbinders.org/workshop-registration/abbott2017

The 50th California International Antiquarian Book Fair
Oakland Marriott City Center, 1001 Broadway, Oakland

BOOK FAIR HOURS
Friday, February 10, 2017 • 3 pm to 8 pm
Saturday, February 11, 2017 • 11 am to 7 pm

Sunday, February 12, 2017 • 11 am to 5 pm

View the Volunteer Signup Openings: https://hbc.youcanbook.me/

If you have questions you can email Fred Voltmer  

    "The Book Fair is all about bringing people closer to books by giving them a chance to browse, touch and even go home with items that they might imagine could only be found in a museum or special collections library" - Michael R. Thompson, ABAA Member

Featuring the collections and rare treasures of nearly 200 booksellers from over 20 different countries.