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  • Little Lincoln Fireside Tales
    1/28/2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Little Lincoln Fireside Tales

    Little Lincoln Fireside Tales is a new children's literacy program for our youngest guests that's being launched by The Education Department of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum on January 28. Children 0 to 5 years old (Pre-K) are invited to join us every fourth Tuesday for Little Lincoln Fireside Tales story time, which includes arts and crafts, show and tell, and hands-on, engaging activities. 

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  • How To Use The Library Workshop
    2/4/2020 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

    How To Use The Library Workshop

    Are you curious about researching at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, but not sure where to begin? Join us for an informative session at which you will learn all about the library including the types of resources available and what to expect during a research visit. 

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  • St. Andrew’s Book Fair
    2/7/2020 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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    St. Andrew’s Book Fair

    The Winter Book Fair at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 406 Hillsboro Ave., Edwardsville, will be held on Friday and Saturday, February 7-8. The sale will be open on Friday 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. and on Saturday 9 a.m.– 3 p.m.

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  • Little Lincoln Fireside Tales
    2/25/2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    Little Lincoln Fireside Tales

    Little Lincoln Fireside Tales is a new children's literacy program for our youngest guests that was launched by The Education Department of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum on January 28. Children 0 to 5 years old (Pre-K) are invited to join us every fourth Tuesday for Little Lincoln Fireside Tales story time, which includes arts and crafts, show and tell, and hands-on, engaging activities. 

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  • Ulysses S. Grant comes to Quincy
    2/27/2020 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Ulysses S. Grant comes to Quincy

    Ulysses S. Grant portrayer Dr. Curt Fields will appear in Quincy on February 27. The program will be held at the O’Donnell-Cookson Celebration of Life Home at 1435 State Street and is free and open to the public. Reservations must be made, however, as seating is limited.

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  • Lunch and Learn Series: Mysteries of the Past
    3/3/2020 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

    Lunch and Learn Series: Mysteries of the Past

    UIS student Katie Brethorst ’20 LAS will discuss her experience as an intern helping to unearth important historical artifacts from the site of the 1908 Springfield Race Riot, located along the 10th Street railroad tracks and Madison Street in Springfield.

    William Iseminger, archaeologist, author and retired assistant site manager of the Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site, will discuss the prehistoric mysteries of the largest, most complex archaeological site north of Mexico, considered America’s first city.

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  • Irish Genealogy
    3/6/2020 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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    Irish Genealogy

    Want to discover your Irish and Scots-Irish ancestors? Many people believe that researching Irish ancestors is impossible because of the destruction of the Public Record Office in 1922. While many records were destroyed, others survived and large collections have come online in recent years. 

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