Library Services Update:1/20/2021: Public internet access has been restored, Our public access computer hours will be open until 5;00 p.m. this afternoon.

Urbandale Public Library/Preservation Week Expert Tips

Getting Started: This flyer from the American Library Association outlines a variety of things to consider when you’re ready to begin an at-home preservation project. Learn more.

Tips for Military Families: Military families face specific challenges when trying to save, document, and record their family’s military experience. Learn more.

Item-Specific Guidance: Looking for advice on how to preserve old photos, antique glassware, your great-great grandfather’s journal, or an heirloom quilt?

The American Institute for Conservation and the Foundation for Advancement in Conservation offer preservation guidance for specific types of items through their online learning community, including:

To review the whole list of resources available this site, including videos you can watch at any time, click here.