This program introduces students to the way in which the first books were produced, how paper and inks were made, and what scribes used in writing. Students will see original manuscripts and the Gutenberg Bible. A classroom activity will follow in which students will try calligraphy, illumination, and bookbinding.
Grade Levels: 4 – 9
Accommodates: 40 students maximum
Offered on: Thursdays and 2nd & 4th Wednesdays
| Remarkable Works, Remarkable Times
While visiting our main library exhibitions, students will discuss and decipher the fascinating stories that primary source documents have to reveal. These books and images range from Chaucer to Shakespeare to Lincoln to the American West.
Grade Levels: 8 – 12
Accommodates: 50 students maximum
Offered on: Fridays