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Book of Kells @ Lavery Library: Home

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

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Michelle Price
Special Collections Librarian

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.

The Book of Kells Exhibit

The exhibit highlights a page in the Book of Kells as well as the decorative case made for the facsimile copy.  The companion book that explains the intricacies and history of the page is also on display. 

Behind the Book of Kells

View 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 

The Book of Kells Experience

Combine the film experience of Behind the Book of Kells with hands-on exploration of the Book of Kells. 

Detail of Decorated Page