The Past and Present of Ancient Chinese Books – Ancient Chinese Book Binding and Restoration Activities was successfully held in International Campus Library at 2pm, Dec. 26th. Han Xiuli and Ying Chaonan, teachers from the Ancient Book Department of ZJU library, were invited to give a speech on binding and recovering Chinese ancient books knowledge in the multi- function room of international campus library.
Nearly 20 teachers and students participated in the activity. Speakers showed audience the way to bind an ancient Chinese book, which opens the eye of all participants. Audiences were itching to try.
Two teachers are binding ancient books
Audience are practicing
Even the complex figure-eight knot is finished with the help of two teachers, participants were so busy on practicing.
Then librarians guide all audiences to the corridor on the 2nd floor of the library to take a visit of the exhibition — keeping the past to inspire the future. Door gods, paintings, epigraph rubbings, Calligraphies are displayed. Audiences learnt a lot under the explanation of teacher Han Songtao from ZJU library.
When audiences came back to the multi- function room, teacher Han Xiuli showed them how to recover ancient Chinese books, which won everyone’s great admiration.
The activity prolongs 1 hour, each one gets a library commemorative stamp. We believe that the integration of Chinese and western cultures will inject new vitality into the inheritance and development of Chinese traditional culture.
Library and Information Center