Library Programs

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Minnesota Center for Book Arts can bring our fun and engaging hands-on book arts
activities to your library.

MCBA offers projects for any size group that inspire and create enthusiasm for books, writing, and art among both children and adults. Our organized and knowledgeable staff will bring all the materials and tools for your activity. Consider a book arts experience for your next class or event. Let MCBA help make your event extra memorable!

Our most popular bookmaking activities include:

Youth classes:

  • Suminagashi marbling
  • Thematic pop-outs
  • Pedal folds
  • Tunnel books
  • and more choices at our K-12 programs page.

  • Adult classes:

  • Tunnel books
  • Pop-up cards
  • Beyond Perfection: Making books with what you have
  • Multi-signature long stitch journal
  • and more!

  • NEW! Adult classes:

  • Origami: Stars
  • Origami: Paper Cranes
  • Origami: Cats and Dogs
  • Origami: Firework Modular
  • Origami: Valentines
  • Origami: Chinese Thread Box
  • and more!

  • Festivals and Events:

  • Mini four section accordion book
  • Petal fold book necklace
  • Matchbook book or flip book
  • Pop-out cards
  • and more!

    For pricing info and scheduling inquiries, contact MCBA’s Programming Administrative Assistant Stacy Stanley at 612-215-2549 or