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Branding your library with Local History: Location and Visibility

Enhance your library's image by uncovering your community's past! From book displays to online exhibits; learn how to introduce patrons to your local history treasures.

In the Library

Wallkill Public Library Interior, 1937.
Wallkill Public Library Local History Collection
  • Have clear signage that advertises the location of your local history section
  • Establish a space where patrons can use the collections
  • Create special exhibits and promote them using flyers, brochures and press releases 

On the Web

Your Library's website is the "Front Door" to your organization!

  • Create a page specifically for your local history collections 
  • Digitize rare materials and create online exhibits for patrons to access


Can you find the Local History page on these websites?