Create Your Family Legacy: Organizing Your Materials

The Dighton Public Library is hosting a series of events that will allow participants to create their own family archive. Attendees will also learn how to leave a digital legacy for future generations. You may attend any or all of the workshops.

This workshop how to handle all of our stuff. Genealogists and family historians quickly get overwhelmed with the amount of family memorabilia they amass. Learning about the best storage enclosures, environmental controls and digital file formats is a great start, but if all that material isn’t stored properly, access can still be unmanageable or impossible. Using the tried and tested principles archivists use to organize and retrieve massive amounts of information patrons will learn how to create a true archive for their family collections.

Thursday, September 27,  Storytelling

Rhonda Chadwick is a local archivist who has a masters degrees in both History and Library Science. She has worked at a number of institutions including the Rhode Island Historical Society, Rhode Island School of Design, Brown University, the Sophia Smith Collection at Smith College, and the American Textile History Museum in Lowell, MA.  She offers a variety of services at her website,


Thursday Sep 20, 2018
6:30 PM
Jocelyn Tavares    508-669-6421
Dighton Public Library