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Rock Paper Scissors: An Earth Month Celebration

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Did you know that in the Text & conText Lab, we recycle our scraps into beautiful handmade papers? Or that you can use discarded materials like cardboard to bind books, or turn old text pages into new art? Drop by for demos of these processes and get your hands dirty with us!  

Full demo schedule

12:15 p.m. | Papermaking
Learn how to make your own unique handmade paper from discarded scraps, junk mail, natural materials, and more! 
1 p.m. | Making Cardboard Books
Make your own notebook or artist book using just packing paper and cardboard.
2 p.m. | Blackout Poetry: Recreating Text
Turn old textbooks, junk mail, newspapers, or other printed text into a poem.
3 p.m. | Papermaking
Learn how to make your own unique handmade paper from discarded scraps, junk mail, natural materials, and more! 
4 p.m. | Making Cardboard Books
Make your own notebook or artist book using just packing paper and cardboard. 
4:45 p.m. | Papermaking
Learn how to make your own unique handmade paper from discarded scraps, junk mail, natural materials, and more! 

Tuesday, April 19 at 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Hillman Library, Text & conText Lab, 3rd Floor
3960 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15260

Rock Paper Scissors: An Earth Month Celebration

Did you know that in the Text & conText Lab, we recycle our scraps into beautiful handmade papers? Or that you can use discarded materials like cardboard to bind books, or turn old text pages into new art? Drop by for demos of these processes and get your hands dirty with us!  

Full demo schedule

12:15 p.m. | Papermaking
Learn how to make your own unique handmade paper from discarded scraps, junk mail, natural materials, and more! 
1 p.m. | Making Cardboard Books
Make your own notebook or artist book using just packing paper and cardboard.
2 p.m. | Blackout Poetry: Recreating Text
Turn old textbooks, junk mail, newspapers, or other printed text into a poem.
3 p.m. | Papermaking
Learn how to make your own unique handmade paper from discarded scraps, junk mail, natural materials, and more! 
4 p.m. | Making Cardboard Books
Make your own notebook or artist book using just packing paper and cardboard. 
4:45 p.m. | Papermaking
Learn how to make your own unique handmade paper from discarded scraps, junk mail, natural materials, and more! 

Tuesday, April 19 at 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Hillman Library, Text & conText Lab, 3rd Floor
3960 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15260

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