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The African American Civil Rights Grant Program (Civil Rights Grants) documents, interprets, and preserves sites and stories related to the African American struggle to gain equal rights as citizens in the 20th Century. The NPS’ 2008 report, Civil Rights in America, A Framework...

A FREE half-day workshop will be presented in partnership with the Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC)! See agenda below. Date:  Tuesday, September 13   9:30am – 1:00pm Location:  Cambria County Library, Johnstown, PA Speakers: Frances Harrell, Senior Preservation...

A FREE one-day workshop will be presented in partnership with the Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC)! See agenda below. Date:  Tuesday, September 12   9:30am – 4:00pm Location:  Cambria County Library, Johnstown, PA Speakers: Frances Harrell, Senior Preservation...

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This is part of a series of Session Notes from grantees who have received Professional Development grants from the Office of Commonwealth Libraries. Each grantee will share their professional development experience and include tips and other resources from the workshop or class....

The PACRN Project: Protecting Pennsylvania’s Cultural Heritage 2016 Symposium will be held on September 20 in Harrisburg.  Learn more and register.// // ...

April 19, 2013 is the deadline The Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts is seeking applicants for its Preservation Needs Assessment Program. Through funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), CCAHA is able to offer a limited number of subsidized...

Lyrasis  is offering  Digital & Preservation Classes: Caring for Scrapbooks: Preservation and Digitization Today – 7/14 Introduction to Linked Data for Libraries – 7/15 Creating Online Exhibits: New Ways to Reach Out, Advocate, and Publicize Your Collections...

Celebrate Preservation Week®  April 26-May 2! Learn how you can get involved and find resources, graphics and programming ideas here ...

The next worksop offered by  the Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts (CCAHA) is There’s a Fungus Among Us.  Check out this April  27th workshop and others here. CCAHA is a nonprofit conservation facility specializing in the treatment of works on paper,...

Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts (CCAHA) is offering workshops on housing solutions for your paper collections in Allentown, York, Erie, and Pittsburgh This workshop will address concerns in creating safe and effective housings for the storage and display of...