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Recently at the Cedar Rapids branch of the Kirkwood Community College library we’ve had a lot of books come in that had something to do with art glass, ceramics, pottery, and glazing. These titles are housed in Cedar Rapids, but you can request them to be delivered to any of the other centers at any time.

Call Number: 738.1 G553 Title: Glazes and Glazing: Finishing Techniques Edited: Anderson Turner

Call Number: 738.1 W877c Title: Chinese Glazes: Their Origins, Chemistry, and Recreation Author: Nigel Wood

Call Number: 738.127 B655c Title: Colour in Glazes Author: Linda Bloomfield

Call Number: 738.14 P893c Title: Ceramics for Beginners: Surfaces, Glazes, and Firing Author: Angelica Pozo

And for inspiration:

Call Number: 738.308 T831t Title: Talking with the Clay: The Art of Pueblo Pottery in the 21st Century Author: Stephen Trimble

Call Number: 748.092 C534h Title: Dale Chihuly: A Celebration Authors: Rock Hushka and Dale Chihuly

Call Number: 748.092 C534w Title: Chihuly: Through the Looking Glass Authors: Gerald W.R. Ward and Dale Chihuly

Call Number: 748.2 S842m Title: Steuben Desn: A Legacy of Light and Form Author: M.J. Madigan

And check out these e-books from our collection:

Engineered Transparency:

Mega Square Tiffany:

Stephen Rolfe Powell : Glassmaker: