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All Programs and Lectures take place Saturday, March 9 in the

Colonel's Room at Park Avenue Armory and are free with paid admission to the Fair.

Please click on the program times to view more details on the panelists.

Seating is on a first come first served basis.



1:00 p.m.

Books, Estates, & Deaccession: Finding Your Library's Next Home 

Presented by Allan Stypeck, Second Story Books (ABAA member)

hosted by the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the ABAA

2:00 p.m.

Voices from the Rare Book and Manuscript Section (RBMS): A Special Collections Roundtable

Dr. Jesse Ryan Erickson, Coordinator of Special Collections; Assistant Professor, English; Associate Director, Interdisciplinary Humanities Research Center, University of Delaware
Peter Kruty, Peter Kruty Editions, Brooklyn
Karin Suni, Curator of the Theatre Collection, Free Library of Philadelphia

Sunday Steinkirchner, B & B Rare Books (ABAA member)

Moderated and introduced by Diane Dias De Fazio, The New York Public Library, and Co-Chair, ACRL/RBMS Membership and Professional Development Committee

hosted by RBMS

3:15 p.m.


The Vernacular Obsession: the Pursuit and Use of Archives and Manuscripts


Holly Mengel, Manuscripts Cataloging Librarian, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Penn Libraries

Brian Cassidy, Brian Cassidy Bookseller (ABAA Member)

Moderated by Lorne Bair, Lorne Bair Rare Books (ABAA Member)

hosted by the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the ABAA

4:15 p.m. - CANCELLED

A First Hand Look at Second Hand Books is on hold. Please check back.

5:15 p.m.

An Introduction to Poster House, A New Museum in New York

Alphonse Mucha and Cyan


Presented by Julia Knight, Director, Poster House

hosted by Poster House

Seating is on a first come first served basis.