Book Arts & Special Collections

Department detail


12 - 510 - 69 - 89 - 89 - 812 - 610 - 6
The Library System will be closed July 4 for Independence Day

The Marjorie G. and Carl W. Stern Book Arts & Special Collections Center houses major collections on printing history, calligraphy and lettering, wit and humor, little maga/zines, early children’s books, and several smaller collections . The Center sponsors a variety of exhibitions and programs on a regular basis.

Guidelines for Using the Collection


Research Resources

More About the Collections

Upcoming Events

Hand Bookbinders of California: Docent Tour
Thursday, July 7, 2016, 10:00 am
Main Library, Skylight Gallery
The Hershey Fonts
Tuesday, July 12, 2016, 6:00 pm
Main Library, Koret Auditorium
Hermann Zapf: 1918-2015
Tuesday, July 19, 2016, 6:00 pm
Main Library, Koret Auditorium

More related events

Current Exhibits

Hand Bookbinders of California
Through Saturday, September 3, 2016
Main Library, Skylight Gallery
Take our survey