Unless otherwise noted, workshops, courses, and activities take place in London, Ontario.    

Currently our courses are taking place online, to see what is coming up and to register for online courses please visit the National website:

  • Proposed Courses for In-person 2021 (pending COVID-19):

    • Bookbinding I

    • Bookbinding II

    • Bookbinding III

    • Model of Bookbinding Techniques:  End bands

    • Tool maintenance and adaptation (sharpening knives and sanding bone folders etc.)

    • Exposed sewing structures

    • Simple preservation structures

    • Intermediate Finishing

    • Limp vellum

    • Lino cuts

    • Full Leather Binding

    • Hornbooks

    • Accordion Books

    • Coptic Books

    • Pop-up books

    • Miniature Books 

  • Proposed Digital Courses: 

    • Stab binding: a chain stitch & Japanese 

    • Minibooks 

    • Starbook

    • Pop-up Books

    • Tunnel Books

    • Letter Locking

    • Little long stitch leather journals 


  • Annual General Meeting - October 2021

CBBAG Core Courses, taught by Dan Mezza, will be offered as demand warrants. Let us know which course you would like to take next: Bookbinding I, Bookbinding II, Bookbinding III, Finishing, Restoration & Repair, Paper Treatments for Bookbinders?

If you have suggestions for other upcoming courses or would like to teach a course for the chapter, please let us know!