California Preservation Program

Helping preserve heritage collections

California Preservation and Disaster Networks

Bay Area Mutual Aid Network (BAMAN)

BAMAN supports disaster preparedness and response among its member libraries.

Central Coast Disaster Preparedness and Response Network (CCDPRN)
Provides disaster preparedness and response support in Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo Counties.
Contact: Mary Logue, mlogue@westmont.edu or Kristen LaBonte, kristen.labonte@csuci.edu

Coachella Valley Emergency Preparedness Network (CVEPN)
Network primarily of museums and historical societies in the Coachella Valley area, organized around mutual assistance, shared response supplies, and training.
Contact: Ginger Ridgway, GRidgway@accmuseum.org

Heartland Regional Library Network
The Heartland Regional Network is a network of public, academic, school, and special libraries in Mariposa, Madera, Fresno, Tulare, Kings, and Kern Counties. The Network has an emergency supply container and the ability to provide assistance in responding to disasters affecting libraries and their collections.

Inland Empire Libraries Disaster Response Network (IELDRN)
The Inland Empire Libraries Disaster Response Network is a cooperative network of public and academic libraries in San Bernardino, Riverside, and Eastern Los Angeles Counties which work together to prepare for and recover from disasters. The Network has two cargo containers of emergency supplies in its region and a Mutual Aid Agreement.

Los Angeles Preservation Network (LAPNet)
The Los Angeles Preservation Network, Inc. (LAPNet) covers Los Angeles city and county. LAPNet its goal is to foster the development of cooperative preservation programs among all the libraries in Los Angeles , irrespective of size or type, and to serve as a forum of information exchange between librarians and others concerned with preservation and conservation.

North State Cooperative Library System (NSCLS) Cascade Pacific Library Network (CPLN)
The Systems serve the thirteen northern-most counties of the state. They have an emergency supply container and the ability to provide assistance in responding to disasters affecting libraries and their collections.

Sacramento Area Disaster Response Network (SADRN) Serving the Sacramento area, SADRN has one cargo container holding disaster response supplies.

San Diego/Imperial County Libraries Disaster Response Network (SILDRN)
The San Diego/Imperial County Libraries Disaster Response Network is a regional cooperative organization. Its purpose is to provide mutual aid in preparing for and coping with disasters affecting libraries and their collections. It also has several emergency supply containers for the region.

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