Celebrate Preservation Week April 26 – May 2, 2020
using the hashtags #PreservationWeek #LibrariesTransform #georgialibraries
How can I support Preservation Week?
There are many ways to support Preservation Week at your library:
- Learn how to care for your library’s at-risk collections using these free resources;
- Teach your patrons about the importance of saving their stuff with some quick tips for:
- Plan a Preservation Week event using these free tools and webinars from ALA;
- Learn about disaster preparedness, and create or review your library’s plan
Shareable Social Media Messages
Use these statements and images in tweets and social media to highlight the impact of Georgia’s public libraries.
Be sure to use these tags in your social media posts: #GeorgiaLibraries #NationalLibraryWeek #LibrariesTransform
Help preserve your local and family history! Celebrate Preservation Week at your library April 26-May 2, 2020. Visit http://www.ala.org/alcts/preservationweek for more info. #georgialibraries
Preservation Week is April 26-May 2, and Georgia’s libraries can provide expertise on how to preserve family heirlooms and collectibles. Contact your library for more information, or visit http://www.ala.org/alcts/preservationweek.
Did you know the world is at risk of losing decades of digital history? Visit your library during Preservation Week April 26-May 2 and discover how to make memories last a lifetime. Contact your library for more information, or visit https://digitalpreservation.gov/personalarchiving/.
Did you know that each of us can help preserve our history? That old letter from Grandma or that vacation photo collecting dust in your attic may hold clues to our nation’s past. Visit your local library during Preservation Week April 26-May 2 for free advice on how to preserve family records and other valuable materials. Learn more: http://www.ala.org/alcts/preservationweek
The Ellen Payne Odom Genealogy Library is one of GA’s primary participants in the Veterans History Project, an initiative of @librarycongress to collect, preserve & make accessible personal accounts of wartime soldiers. More about preservation at http://www.ala.org/alcts/preservationweek #georgialibraries
The Middle GA Archives are preserving 9,200+ drawings by pioneering architect Ellamae Ellis League, who began her career in 1924 when < 2 percent of American architects were women. Learn more & visit http://www.ala.org/alcts/preservationweek to learn more about preserving history. #georgialibraries @MGRLibraries
Official logos, web banners and posters
Use these logos, web banners and posters to promote Preservation Week activities at your library.
Link to official Preservation Week graphics from American Library Association.