Seymour Library Receives Technology and Digitization Grant

South Central Regional Library Council (SCRLC) has awarded a $2,400 Technology and Digitization Grant to Seymour Public Library District in Auburn to collect and digitize oral history interviews as part of the Voices of Cayuga County project.  The project is an ongoing collaboration between the Seymour Library and the Cayuga Museum of History and Art.  This year’s phase of the project will collect narratives from seniors as well as from the county’s Ukrainian American community and recent refugee communities. Once digitized, these oral history interviews will be freely available to the public on New York Heritage Digital Collections, found at  The library already has several collections on New York Heritage, including digitized city directories, photographs of the flooding of 1972, and other oral history interviews.

The South Central Regional Library Council is one of nine Library Councils comprising the Empire State Library Network (ESLN). SCRLC reaches over 500 libraries in its service area. For more information about SCRLC, visit

Seymour Library's front entrance. Auburn NY

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