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These days, typesetting is merging with the video game and becoming increasingly a hands-off procedure. For those who insist on maintaining the putting of words on paper as craft rather than toy, though, there’s still letterpress, the Gutenbergish way the Coffee House Press (motto: “where good books are brewing”) continues to make its limited-edition books. Coffee House publisher Allan Kornblum will discuss the history of printing and talk about his own small-press experiences in his presentation, “A Letterpress Demonstration and Joyride Through the History of Books.” Each audience member will get a token of the old ways, a hand-printed broadside. At 1:30 p.m. at the Writer’s Center, 4508 Walsh St., Bethesda. FREE. (301) 654-8664. (MJ)