Blue Earth County Library System is hosting a special sports memorabilia program at the WOW! Zone Family Entertainment Center located at 2030 Adams Street, Mankato on Sat., Aug. 29 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Michael Osacky, an expert sports memorabilia appraiser and writer, certified by the National Association of Professional Appraisers (NAPA) will give a presentation and provide appraisals for items brought in by audience members.
Osacky has served as an appraiser for athletes from the Chicago Bulls and New York Yankees and has written for Parade Magazine, The Huffington Post, Kiplinger’s Magazine, American Legion Magazine and several others. His personal collection numbers in the tens of thousands, 80 percent of which is baseball memorabilia. To learn more about Michael Osacky and his work, visit; http://www.baseballintheattic.com/.
This unique event is made possible by a grant from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund of Minnesota and is free of charge. For more information, please contact the Blue Earth County Library System at (507) 304-4020 or visit www.beclibrary.org.