Dog-eared and Dusty?: How to Organize and Care for Your Home Library
Archives Week Seminar at Monmouth County Library Headquarters, Manalapan
October 17, 10:00-11:30am
Presenter: Kimberly Avagliano
Are you tripping over piles of books in your home? Running out of space and can’t find what you’re looking for? Not sure how to store that dear and delicate volume? Join us for tips on making your home library attractive, accessible and well cared for. You’ll learn how to safely handle, store and protect your books, and organize and manage the collection. Get some ideas on how to display and even decorate with books. And when it’s all too much, learn how to donate, disperse and dispose of the volumes you no longer need. Leave with inspiration and a list of resources to get you started on a new life for your home library.
Kim Avagliano is currently the Branch Manager and Supervising Librarian at the Monmouth County Library Eastern Branch in Shrewsbury. She has studied and practiced the care and repair of books for over 20 years. Kim has conducted many book repair workshops during her career.
For a preliminary program listing all Archives Week events, including Archives and History Day on October 13, please click here.