- Thursday Evening Meetings
BABA meets the third Thursday evening of each month at the Greendell Campus (room P-6) at Cubberley Center from 7:18 to 9:18 pm. Members share books, work in progress and information about book events and resources.
January 17: Meeting & mini-book swap
February 21: Meeting & ATC swap
March 21: Meeting & mini-book swap
April 18: Meeting & ATC swap
May 16: Meeting & mini-book swap
June 20: Meeting & ATC swap
July 18: Meeting & mini-book swap
August 15: Meeting & ATC swap
September 19: Meeting & mini-book swap
October 17: Meeting & ATC swap
November 21: Meeting & mini-book swap
December 19: Holiday get-together and blind gift exchange
- Sunday Workshops
BABA meets the first Sunday afternoon of each month at the Greendell Campus (room P-6) at Cubberley Center from noon-4pm.
Workshops are chosen by the group and taught by member volunteers, so topics vary.
January 6: Introduction to Tools & Materials (includes construction of a sewing cradle)
February 3: Accordion Books; Two Variations
March 3: Photographing Your Work
April 7: Coptic Stitched Books
May 5: Woven, Interlocking Books
June 2: Paste Papers
July 7: Controlled Wrinkles; Origami
August 4: Papermaking
September 1: TBD
October 6: TBD (may be a Jam workday)
November 3: Polymer Clay Basics for Books
December 1: Holiday Cardmaking Extravaganza
Additional member driven activities are announced via our Yahoo! discussion group.
If you would like to join the group, request an invitation via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For several years prior to Summer 2011, BABA met as a "Book Arts Professional Practices" class at Foothill College. Here is a link to some session topics covered.