Iowa Bibliophiles: My Life with Paper* (A most rewarding ride, with only a few diversions)

December 11, 2019 - 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Special Collections Reading Room, 3rd floor
Main Library
125 West Washington St.
Iowa City, IA 52242

Join Tim Barrett, director of the UI Center for the Book and papermaking specialist, as he recounts his 47 year engagement in the craft, science, history and aesthetics of handmade paper. Tim will have paper specimens and a number of his favorite items from UI Special Collections on display. Questions and comments from the audience will be warmly encouraged.

Event will be held in Special Collections Reading Room, 3rd floor of the Main Library. Light refreshments will be served at 6:30pm, with the talk to begin at 7pm.

Iowa Bibliophiles is free and open for everyone. If you have accommodation needs, please contact Elizabeth Riordan at

*Title plagarized from Dard Hunter's 1958 My Life with Paper- An Autobiography.