April 23, 12-1:30 pm, Billings Library, 3rd level
Special Collections will host another birthday celebration for William Shakespeare on April 23. This year, we are celebrating the role of printing in preserving and disseminating Shakespeare's plays and sonnets.
- Come learn about printing in Shakespeare’s day, and experiment with typesetting and inking.
- Test a miniature press modeled on the technology of the period to print a Shakespearean keepsake to take with you.
- Make a paper printer's hat.
- View examples of Shakespeare's works from the Rare Book collection.
- Eat cake!