Web Analytics

New York City Book Binding Services

Need Help Binding a Book? Count On Our Professional Book Binding Experts

Bookbinding is a specialization based on the measuring, cutting, and gluing of sheets of paper. When finished, a book requires about twenty-plus operations, but sometimes it can be more than that based on specific styles and required materials. Every part of the book binding operation has an order. This process depends on the accurate completion of each prior step with a small margin of error. A durable book binding can be created with great manual techniques and high-quality materials in comparison with a modern binding which will fall apart after some routine use.

We Offer Custom Book Binding and much more.

Bookbinding is a combination of certain skills, most of which are hard to come by in this day and age.  Specialty Bookbinding is a rare  craft that few companies still offer.

Bookbinding demands a certain degree of knowledge about the variety of book structures, and the internal details and external process involved.

We Offer Book Binding  services in NYC
Varick Street Litho can help with your next book printing and binding needs in New York City

Varick Street Litho can help with your next book printing and binding needs

We offer a wide variety of book binding options and offer consulting on how best to achieve the desired look of any project.

Professional book binding service in New York City

As one of the last book binding companies in NYC, we try to preserve and incorporate older binding styles with the latest techniques and machinery. some of the types of binding we offer are Saddle Stitch, Perfect binding, Case binding, Side sewing, Japanese and hand sewing, Side sewing, Wiro, Sprial, smith sewn, PUR glued and much more

VSL Print offers the Best NYC Book Binding Service

We specialize in Binding Services, Book Binding, Case Binding, Collating & Gathering, Cutting and Trimming, Folding, Imposition Layout. Mechanical Binding, Perfect Binding, Saddle Stitching, and much more.

VSL Print has an innovative graphic design team and we are capable of bringing a project to life. We serve both the regional New York City area and have the capability to offer services to local, national and global markets. Think of VSL Print for your next print job.

Feel free to contact us immediately to learn how we might help your next ideas.

Common FAQ

 What is the binding on a book?
Book Binding (Book Bindery), is what is known as assembling book pages within a book cover. Generally speaking, the book cover is made of a thicker material than the interior pages. This is what provides durability to the finished book.

How do you fix an old book binding?
Purchase an acid-free book or binding glue. Most craft or hobby stores carry book or binding glue.
Remove the loose pages. Set them aside so you don’t get any glue on them.
Apply a thin layer of the glue.
Set the pages back on the spine.
Hold the book closed with a rubber band.
Let the book dry for 24 hours.


How do I glue a book with binding?
Step 1: Stack Paper Neatly in (at Least 4) Piles of 8 Sheets.
Step 2: Fold Stack in Half.
Step 3: Unfold Paper and Turn Over.
Step 4: Staple Pages Together.
Step 5: Glue Binding Onto the Folios.
Step 6: Trim Bound Folios.
Step 7: Mark and Cut Out Cover Boards.
Step 8: Make Book Spine.

What does a book binder do?
Bookbinders doing what is referred to as edition binding, bind large quantities of books in runs. It is also common for them to  repair rare books, and reinforce and shape the bodies of books using presses and trimming machines.


Why is book binding important?
Importance of book binding services. Books must be bound to keep them safe and secure over a long time. Book binding is a tedious job, which involves several processes like – cutting papers, folding materials, gluing covers, stitching covers, sewing, and wrapping. It can be very tedious task, if done by on an individual basis.


How do you fix a paperback binding?
Method 1 Inserting Loose Pages
Open the book where the loose pages belong. If a few pages in your book have come loose, not to worry.
Apply a thin line of glue along the binding of the page in the book.
Insert the page back into place.
Close the book and place it under weights.
Leave the book to dry for 24-48 hours.


Can I use Elmer’s glue for bookbinding?
Some bookbinders prefer PVA (polyvinyl acetate) white glues such as Elmer’s Craft Bond.


Contact VSL Print (Varick Street Litho) Regarding Your Projects

1 + 8 =