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The American Library Association celebrates Preservation Week each year to highlight the need for caring for our collective history. For the third year in a row, the Indiana State Library is celebrating Preservation Week by partnering with the Indiana Historical Society, the Indiana State Archives, and several local Appraisers and Conservators to bring you the Preservation Week Road Show this Saturday, April 23rd, 2016 from 10AM to 3PM at the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center.
This free event provides members of the public the opportunity to come schedule time with professional Appraisers as well as Conservators to find out more about the history, condition, and potential value of your family heirlooms, antiques, or oddities. Not sure what to do with your Great-grandmother’s hand-stitched quilt or your collection of family photos? Our conservators can help you with ideas about safely storing and displaying them in your home, and even how these items might be repaired to ensure they can be safely passed on to future generations.
Last year’s event was both fun and exciting, and slots were booked up fast! While the event is free, you do need to visit the Indiana Historical Society’s website to pre-book a time with an Appraiser and/or Conservator who specializes in the item you’d like to bring.