History of the Book Conference Set for Oct. 26

The 5th annual History of the Book Conference is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 26 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Renaissance Center, 650 East Pleasant St.

Speakers will include James Russell, Western New England University; Lathleen Tonry, University of Connecticut; Alex Mueller, UMass Boston; Scott Husby, rare book conservator at Princeton University, and Jonathan Bloom.

The conference is free and open to the public but registration is required. Lunch will be provided.

Call 577-3600 by Thursday, Oct. 24 to register.

The event is co-sponsored by the Du Bois Library, the Amherst Woman’s Club and the Renaissance Center.