Recovering the Classics

January 8, 2021 | By: Communications Staff

SJCPL is excited to present the art and literature exhibit Recovering the Classics, a crowdsourced collection of original covers for classic literature in the public domain. 

Recovering the Classics is a partnership between the New York Public Library and the Digital Public Library of America in response to a new initiative announced by the White House. The goal is invite illustrators, typographers, and designers to create new covers for 100 of the greatest works in the public domain to capture what makes these books exciting and inspiring to generations of readers. Anyone can contribute.

For more information, visit their website, or contact Alexander Hess-Waldron at or 574.282.4658.

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