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Librarians, Beware: Book Repair Mistakes to Avoid At All Costs

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January
2019
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repair your book spine

Whether you're a librarian, a teacher, or just a lover of books, you've probably known the frustration and heartbreak of discovering your book has been damaged. If the injured title is one of your favorites, you've probably already begun the search for quick repair methods. Before researching how to repair a book spine with DIY videos on Youtube, proceed with caution. If you make a mistake in the when attempting to repair your book spine or cover, you might inadvertently make the issue worse. To avoid further damaging or even ruining your book, use this guide. Here are three book...

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Three Adhesive Products Every Educator Needs

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November
2018
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Gold book repair strip

School teachers, librarians, and tutors all know the importance of quality school supplies for a productive learning environment. While it's easy to find classroom basics, like pencils, paper, and scissors; specialty self-adhesive products can make all the difference between an effective classroom and a messy, distracting space. Here are three supplies that are sure to change your life: Color Coding Dot Stickers As many teachers know, an organized classroom is an effective classroom. Using color to keep records, materials, and activities in order helps create a more efficient learning environment. Try using colored stickers to separate learning materials by subject,...

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"Newbie" guide to building a book repair kit

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May
2014
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I get a few calls a week asking for advice about which of our products are best to establish a book repair kit at home, church, or in the classroom.   We have a variety of book repair products, and it can be confusing about which ones will best fit your application; for example, what material or width do you use to repair your book's binding? With 3 basic products, 5 different materials and 8 tape widths, it can be initially intimidating on what to choose (who likes doing returns anyway?). A quick look at the differences between premium cloth,...

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Add Years to Books with Book Wings

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January
2014
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The Problem: Picture this... A guy has a pickup truck bed that has endured years of everything that he could throw at it. From days on construction sites, to evenings bringing home lumber and supplies, to weekends hauling gear to football games.  For dozens of months, this bed has been the reason he's been able to be as productive as he can be.   After a while, he gets one of those spray-on truck bed liners.  You know, the kind that bonds instantly, and forms a 1/2" thick shield of  protection to the metal and plastic?  It adds years, maybe...

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