The National Library of Greece organizes a series of printing and bookbinding workshops entitled “The Press”, which are hosted by th “Open Schools” of city of Athens. The instructors of the workshops will present a manual printing press inspired by the machine that changed the world; the printing machine of Guttemberg, which allowed the mass production of books and the global dissemination of knowledge in the 15th century.
In the workshop the participants will have the opportunity to learn about the art of typography and bookbinding and will bind their own notebook using a Japanese technique.
Moreover, they will have the opportunity to be informed about the services offered to children, adolescents and adults, and the new Lending Collection Department of the National Library of Greece, at SNFCC.
Organizer: National Library of Greece, “Open Schools” of city of Athens. With the support of Athens Culture Net
Section: Educational Activities