The Guild of Book Workers is a not-for-profit membership organization established in 1906 in the United States of America. The Guild of Book Workers promotes interest in and awareness of the tradition of the book and paper arts by maintaining high standards of workmanship, hosting educational opportunities, and sponsoring exhibits.
Chapter memberships are optional add-ons to the national membership, which provides the subscriber with the following benefits:
- Bimonthly Newsletter
- Annual Journal
- Membership Directory
- Lending library of historical and contemporary books, catalogs, newsletters and videos
- Email Listserv
- Traveling Exhibitions
- Annual Seminar on Standards of Excellence in Hand Bookbinding
- Regional Chapter activities
- Member discounts through the online store.
Depending on your location and where your travels take you, you may wish to add more than one chapter to your membership! You can check out the activities of our cousin chapters under the Bookish Blogs We Follow over on the sidebar menu.