Join us as we celebrate local collections and Archives Month through:
- Exhibitor Introductions from 8 archival institutions
- Lightning Talks
- Ask an Archivist Q&A
Whether you are interested in history, genealogy, primary sources, or enjoy learning, this FREE event will introduce you to our area’s special collections, archives, libraries, and historians.
Featured Lightning Talks and Speakers:
- “A Gamut of Games: Creating The Sid Sackson Portal” - Julia Novakovic, The Strong National Museum of Play
- “Community Engaged Archives: the Community Curator program at VSW” - Tara Merenda Nelson, Visual Studies Workshop
- “Making Change Through Changemakers” - Stephanie Ball, Rochester Museum & Science Center
- “Audio Media: A Preservation Frontier” - Brandon Fess, Rochester Public Library
- “A Roadmap for Preserving Your Family Archive” – Kate Jacus, Archival Methods
We are committed to offering inclusive, diverse, and equitable services to all of our members. To request specific accommodations, please contact RRLC at least five business days ahead of the event.
This event is presented by the Rochester Area Special Collections, Archives, and Libraries (RASCALs) group of the Rochester Regional Library Council (RRLC).
If you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
This event will be recorded. A closed captioned recording will be available to all registrants within 1 month of the event.