Learn how to conduct a great interview to capture the history of your family or neighborhood as a Queens Memory volunteer interviewer. Queens Memory volunteers are working all over the borough to collect residents' stories and photos for safekeeping in the Queens Library digital archives. You will learn how to prepare for an interview, how to ask good questions, make a high-quality recording, and how to submit your completed interview to the library. This workshop will take place at at LaGuardia College. The workshop will be help in C-Building [29-10 Thompson Ave] in Room 431D. RSVP with Richard.Lee@queenslibrary.org.
Queens Memory events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. For additional information, contact us.
Thursday, April 19th 2018
Tuesday, May 1st, 2018
Volunteers in the Vaults is a public bi-monthly program for Queens Memory volunteers and at the general public interested in learning about our upcoming events and volunteer opportunities. Attendees have the chance to discuss their ideas for Queens-related oral history projects and network with Queens Memory volunteers and staff. This special Volunteers in the Vaults event will be hosted by American Folk Art Museum staff at their Self Taught Genius Gallery, who will open their vaults to share some treasures from their collections. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday, May 9th, 2018
Join the Queens Memory Program as we bring our portable scanning kit to the LaGuardia College Archives. LaGuardia students and Long Island City residents will have a chance to get their Queens related photographs scanned. The Queens Memory Program team will also be showcasing some LaGuardia College related archival treasures. We will be meeting at the LaGuardia Community College Library in Room E101.