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Learn more about the three archival and genealogical workshops happening this month:

Not Fade Away: Digitizing and Preserving Family Photos

November 7 at the Ottawa Public Library, Carlingwood Branch

Keeping and digitizing family photographs can be a monumental challenge. From long term care to digitization, this talk will focus on storage solutions, digitization techniques and maintaining digital files. Presented by Kyla Ubbink, UBBINK Book and Paper Conservation.

AAO Workshop: Archival Processing

November 10 at the City of Ottawa Archives

The workshop will introduce participants to the methods and practices archivists use to arrange, describe, preserve and create finding aids for collections of varying sizes. This will include basic conservation practices, handling problem material, and guidelines for appraisal and weeding. Participants will have the opportunity to work in groups for hands-on processing.

Using Ancestry Library

November 21 at the Ottawa Public Library, Cumberland Branch

Discover the content and use of this popular genealogy database, and learn some tips and tricks to improve your searches. Ancestry Library is available for free in all OPL branches.