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Textile Center’s collection includes more than 27,000 textile books, magazines and publications. Library materials are available for checkout to Textile Center members and those Member Organizations who participate in library membership.

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    Art Speaks Series

  • Art Speaks / Needlework: Essential Stitches - Art Speaks Series: February 2015 Art Speaks often features a member organization or guild whose collection is housed in Textile Center’s library. The purpose of...
  • Art Speaks / Baskets: Woven Treasures - Art Speaks Series: January 2015 Every other month, Art Speaks features a member organization or guild whose collection is housed in Textile Center’s library. The purpose of...
  • Art Speaks: Amazing Rugs - Art Speaks Series: October 2014 Pre-Islamic Carpets and Textiles from Eastern Lands by Fredrich Spuhler contains research of carbon dated carpet pieces from the 2nd...
  • Art Speaks / Buttons: Tiny Marvels Worth Collecting - Art Speaks Series: September 2014 Every other month, Art Speaks will feature a member organization or guild whose collection is housed in Textile Center’s library....
  • Art Speaks: The Intrigue of Color - Art Speaks Series: August 2014 A monthly series that focuses on fiber art topics as a way to explore the Library’s extensive circulating collection. The...
  • Art Speaks: Art vs. Craft - Is there truly something to argue about? Art Speaks Series: July, 2014 “Over the last five to ten years, museum curators, gallerists, art historians, are...
  • Art Speaks: Sustainable Thoughts - A monthly series that focuses on fiber art topics as a way to explore the Library’s extensive circulating collection. Sustainable Thoughts: Our three featured books...
  • Art Speaks: Fiber & Orphans - A new series from the Textile Center Library: ART SPEAKS This monthly series focuses on a different fiber art topic as a way to explore...