Junior Historians LIVE! "History Meets Hollywood"
Your junior historians will go behind the scenes for an interesting look at how the historical movies and TV shows we know and love are created during the ALPLM’s first edition of the Junior Historians LIVE! series for 2021. In “History Meets Hollywood,” equine expert Dr. Karl Luthin, DVM will share his experiences of working on over 60 movies and mini-series.
In the Beginning: A Look at Sangamon County 200 Years Ago
Sangamon County Historical Society kicks off the county’s 200th Anniversary on January 19, 2021 with the release of a video program on the county's beginning.
PD in Your PJs: The Rise of Chicago
We haven't forgotten about our teachers! For the PD in Your PJs series, we invite you to come as you are, drink what you want, engage with the experts, and leave with 1.0 CPDU credits.
Little Lincoln’s (Virtual) Fireside Tales: Feelings
Little Lincoln’s (Virtual) Fireside Tales invites children 0 to 5 years old (or any child who enjoys story time) to share in an exciting virtual story time, hosted via Zoom, with our Education staff and special visitors. Education staff will lead this interactive story time and at-home arts and crafts activities will be provided at the conclusion of the event. We hope you and your children can join us as we celebrate Abraham Lincoln’s love of books and highlight the importance of literacy.
Center for Lincoln Studies Grand Opening
The University of Illinois Springfield invites you to join us (via Zoom) for the Center for Lincoln Studies Grand Opening.
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