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Preserving Family History I: Getting Started with Archiving Basics

Saturday February 9, 2019
10:00 AM until 12:00 PM


preserving family history series

Family history is something only we can pass on to future generations; but how do we choose what to keep and how do we organize and preserve items so they stay usable? Get answers to these questions and more in the Preserving Family History Series at the Seekonk Public Library. This free program is sponsored by The Friends of the Seekonk Public Library. Please register in the library’s Events Calendar online at www.seekonkpl.org.

Professional archivist Rhonda Chadwick will present two Saturday sessions in this series:

Saturday, February 9, 10 AM – noon
Archival Storage Basics

Participants will get a broad overview of personal archives including the best home location to store documents, archival enclosures, and organizing tips.

Saturday, February 16, 10 AM – noon
Digital Preservation

Participants will learn best practices for keeping a digital legacy, including best file formats for long term preservation, saving email, social media pages and websites, audio and video files, and digitizing VHS tapes, papers, photographs and books.

For more information or to regsiter, email library@seekonkpl.org or call the library at 508-336-8230.


Location: Large Meeting Room
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