Book Cleaning Project Blog

Blog by Gini Churchill on the Library Book Cleaning Project

Library Book Cleaning Project Blog: Down to Business

Our first session and we were all five starting working together. We were given protective tabards, and set up our work stations – which, this time, included leg raisers for one of the tables. The cleaning was to take place … Read more

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Library Book Cleaning Project Blog: Warm Welcome

Training complete, our little group of Sarum College volunteers met up, for the first time, in Sarum College Library. The training had included lectures open to the public and I had looked around the diverse audiences and speculated wildly about … Read more

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Library Book Cleaning Project Blog: Serious Training and Romantic Imagination

Careful not to exceed the recommended 90 degrees, I lifted the cover. I was surprised and delighted to be greeted by a black and white illustration and the title: A Survey of Mr. Hobbes his Leviathan. Emboldened by the nature … Read more

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Library Book Cleaning Project Blog: Introducing the Project

Would I be interested in volunteering to clean and catalogue some old books in Sarum College Library? Well, would I? On the face of it, it doesn’t sound all that interesting – I’m really not someone who takes any great … Read more

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