Public Engagement Programme
Dublin: European City of Science 2012
Behind the Scenes: Conservation at Trinity College Library is an event in the Dublin: European City of Science 2012 Public Engagement Programme, and the Old Library Tercentenary celebration.
The Preservation and Conservation Department of Trinity College Library Dublin will open its doors to the public and to secondary schools throughout 2012, providing an opportunity for audiences to learn about the skills involved in the conservation of library and archive collections, and the preventive measures used for their care. Each event will include a visit to the Long Room to hear about the preservation of the collection of Early Printed Books, followed by a visit to the Conservation Laboratory to see first-hand some of the items on which the conservation team are currently working.
- Each tour will start precisely at 14:00 and will finish at 16:00. Unfortunately, late-comers cannot be accommodated
- Numbers are limited to 30 people on booking only
- Meet at the entrance to the Old Library, TCD at the sign BEHIND THE SCENES: CONSERVATION AT TRINITY COLLEGE LIBRARY. See TCD Maps for location
Members of the Public
Dates for visits by members of the public: Friday 4 May, Friday 1 June, Friday 21 September, Friday 5 October, Friday 9 November, Friday 30 November. Booking for members of the public is now available.
Secondary School Class Visits
Dates for visits by secondary school pupils: Friday 27 April, Friday 18 May, Friday 12 October, Friday 23 November, Friday 7 December, Friday 14 December.
To book, teachers should submit the form below:The data collected on this form are being obtained by the Library for the purpose of booking visits. These data may be accessed by the Preservation and Conservation Department and will be held for 2012. Your data will only be used for these purposes and will not be released to other parties without your permission, except as permitted by law. You have the right to access your own personal data which you supply here and the right to rectify those data.