Haddonfield Heirloom Project

A partnership of Haddonfield Public Library and The Best Day of My Life So Far

What is the Haddonfield Heirloom Project?

History exists in the everyday objects surrounding us. Teapots, clocks, tables. Our homes are filled with the stories of our families.

What are we doing?

We will be developing a virtual reality collection of  heirlooms from Haddonfield homes and the owners stories so that all residents may interact with these cherished objects for years to come.

Why is this important?

The purpose of this partnership is to reduce social isolation and bring generations together by celebrating human stories, using objects to start our conversation.

How is this funded?

The Haddonfield Heirloom Project will be funded through grants and private donors. If you would like to contribute to the success of this project please donate to The Best Day of My Life So Far and designate it for the Haddonfield Heirloom Project.

What's our plan?

Collecting Stories

We are currently collecting stories through our Facebook group. As stories are submitted we will select some to be included in the virtual reality collection.

Community Gatherings

When the Covid 19 crisis has fully passed we will begin to hold gatherings where we can collect more stories.

Create the VR Collection

When the final heirlooms have been selected the virtual collection will be created and cataloged for easy access.

Showcase Events

The collection will be introduced to the public through showcase events.

Contribute

a story

Join our Facebook Group today

OUR MISSION

The purpose of the Haddonfield Public Library is to serve the people of Haddonfield by providing ready access to information and ideas. Building on a tradition begun in 1803, the Library is a center for lifelong learning, welcoming people of all ages, backgrounds and interests. The Library’s collections and services are dynamic and designed to meet the informational, educational and cultural needs of the community.

ADDRESS

856-429-1304

 

60 Haddon Avenue

Haddonfield, NJ 08033

 

HOURS

Monday – Thursday 10 am-9 pm     

Friday 10 am-6 pm
Saturday 10 am-5 pm
Sunday 1 pm-5 pm

 

July 1- Labor Day Weekend: 

Monday to Thursday 10 am to 9 pm

Friday 10 am to 5 pm 

Saturday 10 am to 5 pm

Closed on Sunday 

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