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Care & Maintenance of your Table-top Press

Instructor will review the parts and maintenance requirements of tabletop presses, using the IPRC presses as examples. Participants will learn how to adjust the platen for proper pressure, make minor repairs, and find parts and vendors for more major repairs or replacements. Cost: $30 members / $45 nonmembers register here:

Book Arts 101

Need some inspiration for your own personal book/zine projects? Or just looking for some general knowledge about the bookmaking process? If so, then this is the thing for you. In this workshop, we will learn about different book structures, bookbinding terminology, while viewing a selection of different book projects. Cost: $25 members / $45 nonmembers […]

Intro to Letterpress

Learn to set moveable lead type and print on a table-top hand press in the IPRC print shop. Youll learn the vocabulary of printing and typesetting while getting a feel for this beautiful and historical process. Leave the class with a printed card and the satisfaction that comes with using 100 year old equipment! Successful […]

Intermediate Letterpress

A workshop designed specifically for those who have experience setting type by hand and printing on Vandercook or proof presses but not tabletop platen presses. Participants will hand set a calling card and print using the IPRC equipment. Lock-up, proper registration and inking will be covered. Pre-requisite: moderate experience with a proof press, and no […]

Intro to Letterpress

Learn to set moveable lead type and print on a table-top hand press in the IPRC print shop. You’ll learn the vocabulary of printing and typesetting while getting a feel for this beautiful and historical process. Leave the class with a printed card and the satisfaction that comes with using 100 year old equipment! Successful […]

Open House

Stop by the IPRC to get a thorough tour of the center; resources, workshops, services all discussed. Recommended for new members and prospective members.

Zines and the Law

Join us to discuss copyright law and contract issues as they relate to self-published zines. We’ll address some of the very complex legal issues with self-publication and where, how and when concepts of fair use of copyrighted material and free speech apply. $5 Voodoo Doughnuts Provided

Beginning InDesign

Put down the glue sticks and scissors and learn to use Adobe InDesign, a powerful page layout and print design program that allows you to create and deliver printed documents or multi-page books that are both attractive and effective. This one-session workshop will get you rolling with InDesign. Cost: $30 members / $45 nonmembers register […]

Casebound Journals

Hello all you bookworms and future writers / creators of the world. Come make a traditional hard cover and hard spine journal using recycled book covers. Students will learn to sew multi-signature text blocks with recycled and scrap paper from the IPRC. Cost: $25 members / $45 nonmembers register here:

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