Membership is open to anyone willing to contribute to the BABA community. Volunteering your time and expertise is how BABA accomplishes everything. As a member of BABA, we encourage your active participation in planning or supporting events.

If you are not yet sure about joining BABA, you are welcome to attend one of our monthly meetings as our guest. To join the Bay Area Book Artists or to attend a meeting as a guest, please send email to

Monthly Gathering

BABA meets the third Thursday evening of each month in room P-6 of Greendell School (4120 Middlefield Road in Palo Alto, next to Cubberley Center) from 7:18 to 9:00 pm. Members share books, work in progress and information about book events and resources.

Discussion Group

Anyone interested in the book arts is welcome to join the BABA discussion group at Yahoo Groups. Just e-mail and say, "I am interested in the book arts and would like to join the BABA discussion group". Members share tips on topics ranging from where to find supplies to how to attend a gallery exhibition of their work.

Our discussion list hosted by Yahoo Groups. Join this list if you want to participate in member give-and-take. This will also be your place to make announcements to the general group or to ask questions of the group.


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BABA Web Gallery

Each BABA member manages their own on-line gallery. Contact the BABA Discussion Yahoo Group if you need your name added or removed from the gallery. Instructions for managing your gallery are located in the files section of the BABA Discussion Yahoo Group.

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