Association of Book Crafts                                      ABC is one of the foremost societies devoted to the craft of fine bookbinding, and bookcrafts, while also supporting  book art in New Zealand.                                         


Membership

New members can register here

Members renewing can register here

You can download the rules and the Constitution here.


ABC membership provides:

Bookbinding tuition

ABC co-ordinates workshops for members (depending on demand and the availability of tutors). Some members tutor privately and at various summer schools and venues around the country. We also run a Home Study course for beginners and bookbinding workshops in association with MOTAT. We have a diversity of skills among our members


Library

Books, videos, CDs, DVDs, both instructional and informative, and newsletters from overseas guilds are available for members to borrow. Photocopies of specific information relating to books and binding, are available for a small charge.

 Materials

We hold a variety of materials in stock that members may purchase at attractive prices.

 Newsletter

ABC publishes a newsletter every two months, posted to members throughout New Zealand and overseas. In Auckland, we meet at our base at MOTAT every two months. MOTAT is usually used as a venue for workshops.


Membership fees  2016-2017

Subscriptions are for one year only, we do not accept fees other than for the present year.

New members (to 31st March) joining fee:.......................... $35

Overseas members with email newsletter:........................... $35

Overseas members with mailed newsletter:......................... $45

Individual* annual renewal subscription:.............................. $35

Family membership subscription:.......................................... $40

(Two names, one address, one newsletter)

*Institutions are treated as individual members, but please supply a contact name.

Note: if joining after September the joining fee is reduced by 50% (ie $17.50 or $20)

 

Payment may be made by cheque or direct deposit to ASB Bank 12 3065 0145423 00. Please provide your name and put ‘Membership fee’ for the details. . 

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