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Maximize the Potential of Your Local History Projects

  • December 14, 2021
  • 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
  • Zoom Meeting


  • Any staff member of a LILRC Institutional Member or a LILRC Retired Member
  • For staff and members of any other councils.


A conversation with Vanessa Nastro, Archivist and Special Collections Librarian at the Port Washington Public Library, about creating multiple avenues of access to promote their archival materials.  Her efforts resulted in the creation of the book Along Manhasset Bay, collaborating with app developers, MyTours to develop a complimentary walking tour, hiring Blumlein Associates, Inc. to design a large-scale exhibition for the library, creating YouTube promotional videos, and more.  Chris Leonardi, President of Blumlein Associates, will join to discuss his process working with cultural institutions, and Nicole Menchise will moderate the program.

Code of Conduct

For questions, please email Eliscia Cirrone,

Professional Development Hours: 1.25 (.125 CEUs)

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Long Island Library Resources Council
627 N. Sunrise Service Road
Bellport NY, 11713
Phone: (631) 675-1570

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