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Book of Kells @ Lavery Library: Behind the Book of Kells

The Book of Kells program at Lavery Library, St. John Fisher College, Rochester NY.

Contact Us

Michelle Price
Special Collections Librarian
mprice@sjfc.edu
585-899-3743

Lavery Library
St. John Fisher College
3690 East Avenue
Rochester NY 14618

To make an appointment for the programs Behind the Book of Kells or The Book of Kells Experience, you may contact Michelle Price, or the Library's Office Manager, Lynn Seavy, at 585-385-8133.

Behind the Book of Kells

This one-hour program is a viewing of two unique films on the Book of Kells.  A Masterpiece Re-Created describes how the facsimile copies were made, and The Book of Kells explores the history of the book and delves deeper into the decorated pages   

 

Film Viewing.  Reservations Required.  18-25 seat capacity.  Small groups or individuals can also be accommodated. 

Binding of the facsimile copies was done by hand.