Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Library e-News: Care and Restoration of Rare Books, Great Decisions via Herrick District #Library #michlit

  Winter 2012 Library Events

Herrick District Library e-News


- Great Decisions

- Manifold Greatness: The Creation and Afterlife of the King James Bible


Hi Sylvia,      


Five opportunities through two different programs in the next few weeks provide the chance to learn about restoration of rare books and converse about global policy issues.  Several more TECH TIME events are also scheduled.


Three more events will take place on Wednesdays from Noon to 1:00 in the lower level auditorium. This program promises to challenge your mind, and is brought to you by the library and the World Affairs Council of Western Michigan, and co-sponsored by Friends of Herrick District Library. Bring a lunch and join the conversation!
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  • March 7 Promoting Democracy: In America's Interest?




Join us for two events out of a program series on the history of the King James Bible sponsored by Hope College and several other organizations. Watch the video on the Manifold Greatness program!


1. Monday, March 5, 6:30 PM 


Family Treasures: a workshop/lecture on the Care and     Restoration of Bibles and Other Rare Books


Restoration expert Kari Miller Fenwood will present a lecture/workshop on the care and restoration of bibles and other rare books. Please join us in the auditorium. There is no cost to attend this workshop.  Click here  to register through the library's programs and events page. ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUESTED FOR THIS EVENT


2. Monday, March 12, 6:30 PM 


To See with a Vision Surpassing All Other Visions


The Medieval Tradition and Influence of Biblical Illustration on the King James Bible. Dr. Anne Heath of Hope College will give a presentation on the development of illustration in the Bible preceding the King James Bible, and the role these images played in educating and inspiring faith in medieval and early modern readers.

Manifold Greatness: The Creation and Afterlife of the King James Bible, a traveling exhibition for libraries, was organized by the Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, DC, and the American Library Association Public Programs Office. It is based on an exhibition of the same name developed by the Folger Shakespeare Library and the Bodleian Library, University of Oxford, with assistance from the Harry Ransom Center of the University of Texas, to mark the 400th anniversary of the publication of the King James Bible.


The traveling exhibition was made possible by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. This program is funded in part by Michigan Humanities Council, an affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.



Join in the events that over 100 people have attended so far this month. Test drive an eReader, see our ebooks in action, and share tips with other users at this fantastic line-up of programs . See the library programs and events page for more information.

Programs mentioned in this message are sponsored by the following organizations:




As always, all of our programs are listed online at




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Holland, MI  49423
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300 S. River Ave.

Holland, MI  49423


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