Expert On Preserving Flood Damaged Photos And Documents To Appear In Montecito

Feb 9, 2018

January’s flooding and debris flow in Santa Barbara County was devastating for hundreds of families with destroyed, or damaged homes.

In many cases, things like photos, documents, and books were among the things lost. On Saturday, an expert on how to preserve damaged items like family photos will appear in Montecito to help people with how to try to save the prized possessions.

Professional Conservator Christina Romanowski Bean will be at Montecito’s Library from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. She and UC Santa Barbara Library officials will have information on how to approach preserving things like damaged books and papers.

You can make an appointment to meet one on one with Bean via e-mail at