A Feb. 5 information session
will spell out how to join the team that greets visitors, assists at
events, helps researchers and much more.
The one-hour session begins at 5:30 p.m. in the presidential
library’s classroom (112 N. Sixth Street., Springfield). Learn about
the volunteer opportunities available and what you need to know
about the library and museum.
Volunteers will be asked to attend three additional training
sessions: Wednesday, February 19; Tuesday, February 25; and Tuesday,
March 3. Each session starts at 5:30 p.m. and lasts approximately
Volunteers contribute an average of
40,000 hours of service each year to the Abraham Lincoln
Presidential Library and Museum, making the experience better for
those who visit the hugely popular institution.
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To register, contact Jeremy Carrell, director of volunteer
services at (217) 558-8872.
The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum uses a combination of
rigorous scholarship and high-tech showmanship to immerse visitors in Lincoln’s
life and times. The library holds an unparalleled collection of Lincoln books,
documents, photographs, artifacts and art, as well as some 12 million items
pertaining to all aspects of Illinois history.
For more information, visit