The CBBAG Ottawa Valley Chapter meets on the second Wednesday of each month (September through June) from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. Our meetings take place at the Sandy Hill Community Centre250 Somerset Street East in Ottawa in the upstairs game room.

The meetings are open to both members and the general public and involve presentations on a wide variety of topics and a sharing of ideas and projects.

Programme for the 2017-2018 season

13 Sep 2017 Demo and Do: Three Folded Structures
Minutes for September
Spike Minogue
11 Oct 2017 Talk: “Hidden In Full View”
Minutes for October
John Holmes
08 Nov 2017 Talk: Book Review
Minutes for November
Hugh Barclay
13 Dec 2017 Garage Sale: Search your stash! One bookbinder’s trash is another’s treasure! Bring any goods for sale or trade!
Minutes for December
Steve Quick
10 Jan 2018 Demo and Do: Themed Structure. Bring glue or double sided tape, a knife, cutting mat and bone folder.
Minutes for January
Susan Pinard
14 Feb 2018 Presentation: Paper for Book Binders and Book Artists, Spicer’s Paper, Ottawa (invited guest)
Minutes for February
Spicer Representative
Spike Minogue
14 Mar 2018 Presentation: Miniature Books
2018 Book Arts Show and Sale planning
Minutes for March
Susan Pinard
11 Apr 2018 Presentation: Gelli Plate printing
Minutes for April
Anne Warburton
9 May 2018 Talk: Artists’ Book Content
Minutes for May
Larry Thompson
13 Jun 2018 AGM & 2018/2019 Programme Planning
Minutes for June – AGM
Steve Quick


Past meetings