Bookbinding in the Edmonton region

At our last formal meeting in the boardroom at St. Timothy’s Anglican Church, we had decided to reduce our meetings to bimonthly until spring. Several of our most active members continued with informal lunch meetings monthly until, unfortunately, the Sars-Cov-2 virus ended our group meetings indefinitely. We hope to resume via electronic meeting over the winter.

At October 2020, six of our members are experimenting with a small lino project to be printed on letterpress mid-month. If that goes well, we are planning to launch a second project open to the full CBBAG Alberta North chapter membership in February 2021.

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Our Library exhibition box is available for local lending

Chapter communicators can be contacted at

The Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild is a national organization established in 1983 to provide contact and support for those interested in the book arts. The CBBAG Alberta North chapter has members from the northern part of the province and our meetings are held in various locations in Edmonton.

Membership in CBBAG (pronounced “cabbage”) is open to all those who share book-related interests and support these goals:
•  to create a spirit of community among hand book workers and with the book community;
•  to promote greater public awareness of the book arts;
•  and to increase educational opportunities and foster excellence through exhibitions, workshops, and publications.

The Alberta North chapter has meetings several times a year. We organize exhibitions and displays to promote book arts in the community and initiate projects challenging our members to explore new book forms and themes.

Janice Peters and Dawn Woolsey
Chapter Communicators

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