NC Government & Heritage Library, at 109 E Jones Street, Raleigh, is the principal library of state government.
It builds the capacity of all libraries, and it develops and supports access to specialized collections for the people of North Carolina.
There are three sections of the State Library:
- Government and Heritage Library – Print and digital information about North Carolina; research expertise
- Library Development – Supporting libraries throughout the state
- Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped – Serving blind and physically handicapped readers
The State Library is part of the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources.
You can find its upcoming events on its website or Facebook page.
Here’s some of what’s coming up:
Personal Digital Archiving: An Introduction
Wednesday, November 13th, 2019
9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Not sure what to do with yellowing scrapbooks, social media posts or online correspondence? The NC Government and Heritage Library (GHL) invites you to an introduction to Personal Digital Archiving. In this interactive workshop, participants will explore how to manage and preserve your “digital life.”
Register to attend.. Please register by 12 p.m. on November 12th.
The first part of the session, led by members of the GHL digital team will focus on:
- What exactly is Personal Digital Archiving (PDA)?
- Best practices in managing digitized and born-digital content
- Resources available
Participants will have an opportunity for hands-on experience with the library’s public scanners or exploring resources and tools discussed in the session.
There is no experience necessary for this workshop but please come with your questions and materials or projects you would like to work on.
Have more questions? Please email email@example.com or call 919-814-6790.
Saturday, November 16th, 2019
11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Join the Government & Heritage Library on Saturday, Nov. 16 at 11 a.m. with a discussion and book signing with Dr. Lea E. Williams, author of “We Who Believe in Freedom: The Life and Times of Ella Baker.” Dr. Williams will be introduced by Dr. Valerie Ann Johnson, chair of North Carolina African American Heritage Commission. Sheilah Barrett Carroll, Historic Publications Editor and Dr. Williams’ editor for “We Who Believe in Freedom” will serve as the moderator for the discussion.
“We Who Believe in Freedom” is the second volume in the True Tales for Young Readers series published by the Historical Research Office of the N.C. Office of Archives and History. It tells the story of Ella Baker, who grew up in Littleton, N.C., and is best remembered for the role she played in facilitating the April 1960 organizational meeting of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee at Shaw University.
Books will be available for purchase during each event. For more information or questions, please contact 919-814-6790 or GHL.firstname.lastname@example.org