Be sure to check off “Delaware Valley Chapter” under the Chapter membership section.
Questions about membership?
Please feel free to contact Jennifer Rosner, Chapter Chair at firstname.lastname@example.org or call: 215-546-3181
Who can join the Guild?
Membership is open to all interested persons worldwide. Among our members are professional and amateur:
Hand Bookbinders Book Artists Book Conservators
Book Restorers Calligraphers Private Press Printers
Hand Papermakers Decorative Papermakers Librarians Collectors
What are the benefits of membership to the Guild of Book Workers?
-The Guild of Book Workers Newsletter (bimonthly).
-The Guild of Book Workers Journal, (annual).
-Membership directory, Study Opportunities List, and Supplies & Services Directory.
-A lending library of historical and contemporary books, catalogs, newsletters, and videos.
-A listserv for online information sharing.
-Traveling exhibitions of members’ works.
-Participation in the Seminar on Standards of Excellence in Hand Bookbinding.
-Member discounts on GBW merchandise, such as exhibit catalogs, Standard’s videos, and other publications.
-Regional chapter activities.
Why join the Delaware Valley Chapter?
-Workshops are offered first and at a discounted rate to chapter members.
-Occasional free workshops.
-Lectures of interest by artists and scholars.
-Exhibitions of chapter members work.
-Collaborations between chapter members
-Tours of local binderies, studios, and conservation labs.
-Social activities including potlucks and binding bees.
-Subscription to our digital newsletter, Pressing Matter.
-Access to information via e-mail updates.