Library History Seminar XIII will be held at Simmons College in Boston, Massachusetts from Friday July 31st through Sunday August 2d, 2015. Held every 4-5 years since 1961, founders Louis Shores and Wayne Shirley also established the Library History Round Table (LHRT) of the American Library Association. The Seminar features scholarly presentations, field trips, and a bookseller showcase on Saturday afternoon. The seminar will delve into the enduring and evolving aspects of libraries and librarianship.
We will be exhibiting at the showcase on Saturday Afternoon from 2-6 pm, which is open to the public. We will be offering books and printed ephemera related to library history, dedications, catalogs, exhibits, reports, librarians, as well as books about books, publishing, printing, bookseller and book auction catalogs.