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Pieced Together: Researching, Creating and Preserving Your Story

A yearlong Jefferson College Library initiative to promote personal, family and local history projects and preservation.

2022-2023 PACE Brochure

Spring 2023 Pieced Together Programs

"Local and Family History Research at Jefferson College"
February 23, 2- 3 pm, Google Meet
Join Assistant Director of Library Services and Jefferson County History Center Coordinator Joette Klein for this introduction to the Jefferson County History Center at Jefferson College. Attendees will learn about the process for setting up a visit to the center, the materials and resources that are included in the collection, additional local and state resources, and helpful tips for conducting your own family research project.


Sandy Creek: Place & Family History
April  6,  2 – 3 pm,  Arts & Sciences I, Room 115 or via Google Meet
Family stories can be shaped by the time and place in which our earliest ancestors
lived and worked. Join local history and family researcher John Linhorst for a presentation on Jefferson County’s lead
mining history, how he pieced together its story, and how you can use some of the
same techniques that he did to preserve your own family’s story.



Preservation Week
April 30 - May 6 at Jefferson College Library
Preservation Week  inspires action to preserve personal, family, and community collections in addition to library,museum, and archive collections. It also raises awareness of the role libraries and other cultural institutions play in providing ongoing preservation education and information. Stop by the library to enter for a chance to win archival supplies, see examples of preservation techniques, view displays related to
preservation and much more.

Pieced Together--Spring Programs