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Posted on: May 17, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Save those Family Memories with Preservation 101 on Friday

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If you’ve been finding some family treasures while spring cleaning, learn the best way to preserve them with Save Your Memories: Preservation 101, a free event offered this Friday, May 20 at the Rock Island Public Library.

If you’ve been finding some family treasures while spring cleaning, learn the best way to preserve them with Save Your Memories: Preservation 101, a free event offered this Friday, May 20 at the Rock Island Public Library.

With the help of the Augustana College Thomas Tredway Library Special Collections department, you’ll learn the first steps to take at home to preserve important family photos, documents, and film. Special collections librarian Micaela Terronez will share some of the tips and tricks she’s learned while working in university archives.

The free event for adults takes place from 1:00 to 2:00 pm on May 20 in the 2nd floor Community Room of the Rock Island Downtown Library, 401 19th Street. Registration is not required.

May is National Historic Preservation Month. 

For more events from the Rock Island Public Library, visit the library events calendar. For more information, visit the library website or call 309-732-READ. 

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