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Saturday, March 23

Relive the excitement of a book fair with WonderLab and Morgenstern’s Books! Peruse titles specially selected for adults in our WonderLab community. Bask in the nostalgia of picking out a new read with friends and other bibliophiles. Enjoy adult beverages from Upland Brewing Company. Light snacks will be provided.


  • 6:30 p.m. – Meet the author Mary Murphy, a Bloomington local who will discuss and do a live reading of her new work, “Cultures of Growth: How the New Science of Mindset Can Transform Individuals, Teams, and Organizations”. 
  • 7:30 p.m. – Learn about how ink was made in Medieval Times and work with the medium. Test your calligraphy skills with artist and scientist, Elizabeth Hebbard. 
  • 8:15 p.m. – Explore the art and science of paper making with local artist and expert, Mary Uthuppuru.

Featured Speakers:

Along with our three local speakers, explore the museum and engage in different activities inspired by the book fair: 

  • Learn the process of saddle stitch bookbinding to make a blank zine you can design while you are in the museum or to save for later. 
  • Create bookmarks using recycled plastic grocery bags. 
  • Make paper out of recycled materials. 
  • Engage in a community poetry writing circle.

Recommended Ages: 21+, Valid Photo ID required

Dates and Times: 

Saturday, March 23rd

6 – 9p.m.

Ticket Prices:

Members: $10

Non-Members: $10

Access Pass: $10


In partnership with Morgenstern’s Books.

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