Take home Kit: Archive your family history

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Celebrate and preserve your history with one of our home archiving kits!
Pick up one of the home archiving kits when you stop by Ralph Ellison Library. This kit will contain everything you need to safely collect, preserve, and view your family's treasures artifacts. Information provided by archivists will show you how to safely store photos, certificates, newspaper clippings, letters, and other special items.

Take home kits are available on a first come, first served basis. Please call ahead and check on availability.

This event is in commemoration of the centennial of the Metropolitan Library System's first branch, the Ralph Ellison Library, formerly the Paul Laurence Dunbar Branch Library. This year we celebrate 100 years of service to our community, which has seen its library grow and adapt through five locations throughout the century.