2020 Archives Awareness Week

Calendar of events

The AAO has designated April 6th to 12th as Archives Awareness Week. Take this opportunity to celebrate your archives and the importance of your collections and documentary heritage in the community. Use our AAW poster to celebrate and promote your archives!

2020 Archives Awareness Week Posters 

                                     

Download links: 

Poster 1: PDF, JPEG

Poster 2: PDF, JPEG

Event Listings

To have your event listed here email the AAO Archives Advisor. Check back often for new event listings. 

Members can check out our Archives Awareness Week 2020 Resources

Tweeting about events? Use the #2020AAW hashtag!

 Monday, April 6

Lambton County Archives 

Learn how to research your property using resources from Lambton County Archives. This will include a walk through of OnLand.ca, a free online resource that shares access land records from across the province.Please call Lambton County Archives to pre-register. 
Max 10 participants.519-845-5426

Location: 787 Broadway St., Wyoming, ON
Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm
Event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/227683395297115/

 Tuesday, April 7

Bruce County Museum and Cultural Centre 

Free admission to the Reading Room for researchers. 
Location: 33 Victoria Street North (in the town of Saugeen Shores) Southampton, ON
Time: 10am to 5pm

Grey Roots Museum and Archives 

Free admission to the Reading Room for researchers. 
Location: 102599 Grey Road 18, Owen Sound, ON
Time: 10:00am to 5:00pm

Lambton County Archives

Keeping the Peace 160 years of policing in SarniaPhil Egan has pulled together the fascinating history of The Sarnia Police Department. Covering 160 years of policing in Sarnia, Egan will take us on a journey of the inspiration and fascinating stories behind his recently released book, including a short reading from the book.

Location: 787 Broadway St., Wyoming, ON, Library Headquarters, Conference Room
Time: 6:30pm-8:00pm
Event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/227683395297115/

 Wednesday, April 8

Bruce County Museum and Cultural Centre 

Free admission to the Reading Room for researchers. 
Location: 33 Victoria Street North (in the town of Saugeen Shores) Southampton, ON
Time: 10am to 5pm

Grey Roots Museum and Archives 

Free admission to the Reading Room for researchers. 
Location: 102599 Grey Road 18, Owen Sound, ON
Time: 10:00am to 5:00pm

Grey Roots Museum and Archives 

Behind-the-scenes tour leaves the reading room at 2:30. 
Location: 102599 Grey Road 18, Owen Sound, ON
Time: 2:30pm

Lambton County Archives

Bring in your unidentified photos, we will scan and create an album online of user submitted photos. We will also be making available hundreds of unidentified photos from the vault.

Location: 787 Broadway St., Wyoming, ON
Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/541804823107736/

Thursday, April 9

Bruce County Museum and Cultural Centre 

Free admission to the Reading Room for researchers. 
Location: 33 Victoria Street North (in the town of Saugeen Shores) Southampton, ON
Time: 10am to 5pm

Grey Roots Museum and Archives 

Free admission to the Reading Room for researchers. 
Location: 102599 Grey Road 18, Owen Sound, ON
Time: 10:00am to 5:00pm

Lambton County Archives 

Take a behind the scenes tour of the Vault and Processing Room at Lambton County Archives!Tours are being offered at 10:00 - 11:00 AM, 12:00 - 1:00 PM , 3:00 - 4:00 PM, 7:00 - 8:00 PM

Go behind the scenes with Lambton County Archivist Nicole, to learn more about the archive collections, preservation techniques, and how we keep everything organized!

Location: 787 Broadway St., Wyoming, ON
Time: 10:00am - 11:00am, 12:00pm - 1:00pm, 3:00pm - 4:00pm, 7:00pm - 8:00pm 
Event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/576714116253058/


 Friday, April 10


 Saturday, April 11

Bruce County Museum and Cultural Centre 

Free admission to the Reading Room for researchers. 
Location: 33 Victoria Street North (in the town of Saugeen Shores) Southampton, ON
Time: 10am to 5pm

 Sunday, April 12

 

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