Library to get a visit from Boston bibliophile

March 6, 2017 by  

Ken Gloss, the owner of the Brattle Book Shop in Boston, Massachusetts and guest appraiser on the Antique Road Show, will be visiting the Marlborough Public Library this month.

He will be discussing the history of the Brattle Book Shop, how to about starting a book collection and what to evaluate each book for, and what makes a book valuable, as well as answering any questions that the audience may have. He will also be appraising books for each person who wishes to bring them. Those who would like to bring books for appraisal should only bring up to three.

Gloss is a member of several organizations including the New England Antiquarian Booksellers of America, the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers, and the Boston Society. He has also made several guest appearances on television and radio, has been published multiple times, and his bookstore has received several awards such as the Best Antiquarian Book Shop for the Best of Boston Award.

The event will take place in the Bigelow Auditorium at 35 West Main Street, Marlborough at 6:30 pm onWednesday, March 15. The event is free to attend and everyone is welcome to make an appearance. More information about the event can be found on both the Marlborough Public Library website and the Brattle Book Shop’s online calendars.