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Thursday, August 20 • 1:30pm - 2:00pm
P10 PROFESSIONAL POSTER - Out of the Archives and Into A Public Library Branch: Launching the Time Travel Trunk

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How can we get families to interact with our materials and fellow staff members to understand what we do?  In seeking to answer this question, the Denver Public Library's Western History/Genealogy Department developed the Time Travel Trunk—a customized steamer trunk that brings activities and facsimile historical materials to 25 public library branches across the Denver metro area. The Time Travel Trunk is an experiment in bringing the archives out—and making it easy and engaging.

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Katie Rudolph

Archivist/Librarian, Denver Public Library
Katie Rudolph is Archivist/Librarian at the Denver Public Library. Before joining DPL in 2012, Katie was Photo Archivist for the Pikes Peak Library District in Colorado Springs. She holds a Master of Arts in Library Studies from the University of Wisconsin and obtained her certification from the Academy of Certified Archivists in 2011.


Thursday August 20, 2015 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Ballroom Level Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

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