Preservation Day 2019

on 04/25/2019 from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Location: Monmouth County Library Headquarters, 125 Symmes Dr, Manalapan, NJ 07726

The Monmouth County Clerk’s Archives Division and the Monmouth County Library invite you to Preservation Day 2019:

Preservation Day will be held on Thursday, April 25, 2019 at the Monmouth County Library Headquarters at 125 Symmes Drive in Manalapan. This event is being held during the American Library Association’s Preservation Week which helps to raise awareness of the need for preservation of both personal and public historical collections.

Join us to learn more about preserving your precious family photographs and for a tour of our Archives facility.

At 9:30 a.m., Kimberly Avagliano, Branch Manager and Supervising Librarian at the Monmouth County Library Eastern Branch in Shrewsbury will present “Dog-Eared and Dusty,” a talk discussing how to organize and care for your home library.

At 11 a.m., Monmouth County Archivist Gary D. Saretzky will give a presentation on how to preserve precious family photographs.
During the duration of the event, residents and visitors are offered the service of having up to three photos scanned and saved to a complimentary CD, free of charge, in conjunction with Saretzky’s presentation.

At 1:15 p.m., a tour of the Monmouth County Archives facility, which is located on the lower level of the Monmouth County Library Headquarters at 125 Symmes Drive in Manalapan, will begin.

View our event press release by clicking here.

For additional information on Preservation Day, please contact the Monmouth County Archives by phone at 732-308-3771 or email to