Wish List

The Western New York Book Arts Center welcomes all donations; remember, all donations are tax deductible because we are a 501(c)3 non-profit. Be our benefactor! For direct links to certain items, see our Amazon wish list.

The list below provides a good idea of what we need, what we wish for, and what we’re always interested in. Please contact us directly if you have letterpress or other equipment to donate!

Things we ALWAYS need:
Volunteers willing to work and get dirty
Paper (primarily light-colored poster stock and card stock)
Shop Rags
Baby Oil
Steel Wool
Bulldog Clips
Chip board
Mat Board
Nails
Screws
Razor Blade Scrapers
Clean Usable Shelving
Clean Usable Lumber
Pens
Pencils
Scotch and masking tape
Glue Sticks
Consumables (paper towels, garbage bags, toilet paper, cleaning products)

Things we would LOVE to have:
Wood Type
Metal Type
Cuts, ornaments, and border material
Letterpresses (both platen and bed)
Type Cases
Type Banks
Composition Sticks
Pica Rulers
Printer’s Tweezers
Squeegees for Screenprinting
Screens for Screenprinting
Inks for Letterpress
Water-based and Acrylic Inks for Screenprinting
Over-sized flat files for print storage
Your old records (we have a turntable in the printshop!)
Book Cloth
Book Board

Things we WISH we could have:
A new or reconditioned Canon color laser printer
Bamboo hardwood flooring for the first floor gallery
New speakers and component stereo system for the first floor gallery
A million dollars
Seamless technology interface (all users on Mac equipment and platforms)

We would like to take this opportunity to thank our funders listed below, for providing support to WNYBAC's ongoing programs taking place throughout Western New York:

NYSCA Erie County M & T Art 4 Moore Zenger Group Evans Bank Evans Bank