Wednesday, April 1, 3:15-4:30
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Fifth Avenue at 42nd Street
Margaret Liebman Berger Forum, Room 227
Get a behind the scenes look at the New York Public Library’s chapbook collections with Isaac Gewirtz and Karen Gisonny, including the history of the Library’s collections, the evolution of the genre in Europe and America, and current collecting of chapbooks and zines since the 1970s. Rare chapbooks from the Library’s collections will be on display. Refreshments will be served.
Isaac Gewirtz, Curator of the Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature
Karen Gisonny, Helen Bernstein Librarian for Periodicals & Journals