2023-2024 Schedule


It’s Come to This
7:00 pm – Thursday, September 28, 2023
The University Club, 400 Summit Avenue, Saint Paul

Patricia Hampl will read from her new book “Its Come to This” accounting her experience in the first year of the pandemic, with illustrations by Gaylord Shanilec.


From Box to Book: Ergodic Experiences, Hidden Clues, and Alien Type
7:00 pm – Thursday, October 19, 2023
Northrup King Bldg. Suite 271, 1500 Jackson St. NE, Minneapolis

An evening at Angel Bomb with artist Todd Thyberg


Writing Breeding Birds of Minnesota
7:00 pm – Thursday, November 16, 2023
University of Minnesota Press, 111 Third Ave South, Minneapolis

“What is the big difference between producing a website and publishing a book… it turns out a lot!!”

A talk with Lee Pfanmuller, co-author of the forthcoming book Breeding Birds of Minnesota.


The American Academy of Bookbinding
7:00 pm – Thursday, December 14, 2023
Virtual Meeting

Ampersander Chip Schilling will talk about 30 years of excellence in bookbinding education at the American Academy of Bookbinding.

This meeting will be on Zoom. Members will receive the link via email before the meeting.


Saturday, January 20, 2024

Holiday Party
Members should refer to the invitation for more information.


Adventures in Archival Processing:  The Demerest Collection in Atlantic World Slavery, 16th – 19th centuries
7:00 pm – Thursday, February 22, 2024
Room 120, University of Minnesota Elmer L. Andersen Library, 222 21st Ave S, Minneapolis

Elise Moonen will talk about her processing of the Demerest Collection at the James Ford Bell Library with Curator Marguerite Ragnow. Items from the collection and some related materials will be on view.


Members Forum: Favorite books and things found in them
7:00 pm – Thursday, March 21, 2024
Virtual Meeting

Members will be sent zoom link before the meeting.


East Side Freedom Library
7:00 pm – Thursday, April 18, 2024
1105 Greenbrier Street, St Paul, MN 55106


Annual Dinner – Jax Cafe
Thursday, May 16, 2024
1928 University Avenue NE, Minneapolis, MN 55418

Members will be sent more information about how to RSVP.

Information about past topics and speakers can be found on the past meetings page.