The ALPLM uses three classification systems for its books, which may seem confusing. However, there are reasons to use all three.
Genealogists often use newspapers for their research. In many cases, obituaries and death records are their most useful tool.
With more than 4000 hours volunteered with the ALPLM Oral History Department, Nancy Covert has become indispensable to the Library.
Restoring old war posters can be a gratifying and eye-opening experience.
Some people make service a lifelong commitment. Brother Boniface Shellock is one of them.
New search tool makes it easier for online visitors to see what's on the library shelves at ALPLM and other Illinois institutions.
Volunteer says enriching visitors' experience is "what makes the museum so special."
Athlete and history buff Chad Magnusson treasures relationships and skills he builds as volunteer at Lincoln Presidential Library.
The ALPLM staff works hard to make sure our collection is not only comprehensive but also useful. A big collection doesn't do much good if you can't find anything in it.
Since leaving the Illinois Teachers' Retirement System, Connie Miller has volunteered at many places, including the Lincoln Presidential Library.