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Po Box 193216
San Francisco, CA

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. 


HBC Member Event Calendar

We’re working hard to improve our programs and make them both more enjoyable and interesting for our membership. We will no longer be holding the Board Meeting just prior to the program so that our monthly meeting will be devoted to activities both hospitable and interesting for everyone who attends. We also will be holding some programs and meetings on days other than our usual first Tuesday of the month so that many who have not been able to attend in the past can participate. And some of our initial events this year will be held in new venues as we try to make greater use of the resources of the Bay Area book community. Please mark these dates in your calendar and join us!

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  • San Francisco Center for the Book 375 Rhode Island Street San Francisco, CA, 94103 United States (map)

Annual “Garage Sale”

Unfortunately, due to the low signup response for the Hand Bookbinders of California Annual “Garage Sale” it needs to be cancelled. 

The event was being held at the Center for the Book on Sunday, May 6th. 

We have already organized next years Annual “Garage Sale” for Sunday, May 5th 2019 at SFCB.

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Earlier Event: April 12
C.V. Starr East Asian Library Tour
Later Event: July 15