This year's American Library Association Preservation Week’s theme is “Pass It On,” which devotes an entire week to the care and preservation of documents, artifacts and information. To celebrate Preservation Week, The Genealogy Center is offering a week of events designed to capture, preserve and disseminate the information and heirlooms of your family. Classes are:

*Sunday, April 27, 1-2 p.m., Meeting Room A.
“Heirloom Succession Planning” – Amy Beatty, C.E.S., G.P.P.A.

*Monday, April 28, 2-3 p.m., Meeting Room A.
“‘To Infinity and Beyond:’ Ensuring Our Family Histories Live Well Beyond Our Years” – Curt Witcher

*Tuesday, April 29, 2-3 p.m., Meeting Room A.
“Archives 101: Organizing and Preserving the Heirloom Paper in Your Life” – John D. Beatty

*Wednesday, April 30, 2-3 p.m., Meeting Room A.
“Archives 102: Organizing the Bytes in Your Life” – Dawne Slater-Putt

*Thursday, May 1, 6:30-8 p.m., Meeting Rooms A & B.
“An Evening of Storytelling”

*Friday, May 2, 2-3 p.m., Meeting Room A.
“Using iMovie to Capture Family Memories” – Mari Hardacre

*Saturday, May 3, 10-11 a.m., Globe Room
“Up in Lights: Your Family History on Screen” – Cynthia Theusch

To register for any of these free events, send an email or call 260-421-1225.