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Date and Time:
Thursday, March 15, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Lunch will be provided.

Local history collections in public libraries are valuable to genealogists, local historians, students, and local residents. This workshop offers an opportunity to discuss issues and concerns related to the management of local history services and collections. 

Participants are encouraged to email questions to the Continuing Education Consultant prior to the event.

The day will include a tour of the Greenwood County Library - Main Lawrence Genealogy and Local History Room. Lunch will be provided at this event.

Learning Objectives:
Participants will learn about current trends, practices, and concerns in local history collections.

Grace Cordial, Beaufort District Collection Manager, Beaufort County Library - Collection Development
Dusty Roether, Walker Local and Family History Center, Richland Library - Vertical Files
Debbie Bloom, Walker Local and Family History Center Manager, Richland Library - Transcriptions
Stephanie Holden, Reference Librarian, Greenwood County Library System - Hemphill Architectural Collections
Laura Holden, Head of Genealogy and Local History, Anderson County Public Library - Public Classes
Amanda Stone, Manager of Collections & Digitization, State Library - State Library resources & updates

Intended for library staff with interest in local history, genealogy, and digitization

Registration fee $10

Greenwood County Library System, Main Library
600 South Main Street
Greenwood, SC 29646

Please mail a check for $10 payable to the South Carolina State Library to the following address.
Attn: Flora DuBose
SC State Library
1500 Senate Street
Columbia, SC 29201

If you cannot have a check processed before the event, please mail or fax a PO (purchase order) form to 803-734-8676. You may also bring the $10 fee in cash on the day of the workshop and receive a receipt for your records.

All registrations must be completed at least 5 business days before the event. We regret that we are not able to provide refunds. If you would like to cancel your seat and you meet the deadline indicated above, please contact Flora DuBose. You may send another staff person in your place, or receive a credit for a future CE event. Anyone who does not cancel prior to 5 business days before the event will be responsible for payment for the class.

Questions about the workshop? Contact:
Tiffany Hayes, Continuing Education Consultant

Questions about registration? Contact:
Flora DuBose

Thursday, March 15, 2018
10:00AM - 3:00PM
Greenwood County Library
Greenwood County Library, Main Library
Continuing Education Digitization
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