Join Christine McCarthy, chief conservator at the Yale University Library, as she discusses how to best preserve and protect family documents, manuscripts, books and photographs from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 29, at Howland Public Library. Learn how to keep family treasures safe. McCarthy is a member of the American Institute for Conservation.

This event is free; no reservations required. Light refreshments will be served. Preservation Week, the American Library Association’s national initiative, is April 27 through May 3. Call 845-831-1134. Visit

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