Serving Westchester Township, Porter County, Indiana 

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Conservation and Preservation Page


  • A do-it-yourself tutorial
  • Conservation Online (CoOL), operated by the Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation, is a growing online resource for conservators, collection care specialists, and other conservation professionals, covers a wide spectrum of topics of interest to professionals involved with the conservation of library, archives and museum materials.
  • The home page of the Getty Conservation Institute (GCI) at the J. Paul Getty Trust. Contains some good articles for conservation professionals.
  • For over 30 years, Heritage Preservation has been working to ensure the preservation of America's collections for present and future generations. We are the nation's leading nonprofit advocate for the proper care of all our cultural heritage--works of art, books and archives, documents and photographs, architecture, monuments, natural science specimens, and family heirlooms.
  • Great articles and resources for professionals.
  • Preservation Services advances the Library's mission by ensuring that information resources are available for use by current and future students, faculty, and scholars. We prepare, conserve, bind, reformat, and digitize, as well as provide environmental monitoring and disaster recovery services.
 
 


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Special Places to Visit:

imageKids' Place
Learn about our programs and services for children.

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Westchester Township History Museum
Local history is our specialty. Learn about the programs, displays, and archives we have in a historic home.


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A Day in the Life of Westchester Township
On June 15, 2007 we sent teams into our community to visually document a day in the life. View the slideshow here.

imageAnother Day in the Life of Westchester Township
On October 9, 2010 we sent out teams again to document our community. The photo galleries can be viewed here.

Porter County Public Library Catalog 

Porter County Public Library Catalog
All of the residents of Porter County can use any county library through a reciprocal borrowing agreement. Use this link to search the county system for the titles you want.

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Inspire Databases

Inspire is a collection of premium resources provided to the citizens of Indiana by the Indiana State Library. The site contains full text journal articles, encyclopedias, and even a Testing and Education Reference Center where you can study and take practice tests for many fields of study. Explore Inspire today.