Posts in “collection-care” (6)

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With Thanksgiving just around the corner, many people have family silver they bring out for special occasions. Did you know that cleaning away the tarnish yearly will eventually wear away the… continue reading Quick Tips to Help Care for Your Silverware

By written by Collection Care    November 24, 2021   

" If you want to understand today, you have to search yesterday" Pearl S. Buck   Putting the contents of libraries and museums on the web makes wonderful, hidden art accessible. The… continue reading The Free Library's New Center for Digitization | Sharing Treasures Through Technology

By written by Iryna G.    November 25, 2019   

October 24 marks the birthday of the Roaring Twenties icon Gilda Gray. Born on October 24, 1901 as Marianna Michalska in Krakow, Poland, Gray didn’t get off to the easiest start in life. She… continue reading A Dance and a Headdress: All About Gilda Gray

By written by Grace D.    October 24, 2017    1

One of the purposes of this blog and of our digital presence, in general, is to expose the public to aspects of the Free Library system they may not be familiar with. Back in October, we delved… continue reading Beyond The Shelves: Free Library Collection Care

By written by Kate C.    December 5, 2016    2

Personally, I am unable to compartmentalize the important language of conservation and the skills that come along with it. I have though applied skills adopted from interning at Collection Care… continue reading Brittney’s Brain: How the Language of Conservation Impacts Other Aspects of my Life

By written by Brittney M.    July 16, 2015    1

As I continue to intern and unearth fascinating and innovative conservation techniques, I have come to truly realize the significance of conservation. While digitizing the collection, I have had… continue reading Brittney’s Brain: The Perspective of an Intern in the Collection Care Department

By written by Brittney M.    July 2, 2015    2