Venue Rentals

Learn more about our award-winning Venue Rentals program by exploring the information below. Click on the graphic below this paragraph to learn about the ALPLM’s 2023 award as Unique Venues 2023 Planner’s Choice for Weddings.

Unique Venues 2023 Planner’s Choice for Weddings

Planners Choice for Weddings

Our world-class library and museum located in downtown Springfield, Illinois offer a variety of stunning, welcoming, and functional venues that accommodate an array of events. We are within walking distance to other historical sites, hotels, and a variety of restaurants and shops.

Event Venues

Imagine utilizing our unique venues for your business meeting, educational conference, training seminar, convention reception, awards banquet, wedding reception, and more.  Every event-day or evening-may include a visit to the Museum dedicated to telling Lincoln’s great American story.

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Packaged Daytime Events

Host an easy to arrange lunch or delicious snack break for your convention attendees, corporate staff, tour, or community group in the Library. Museum admission included with these packaged offerings!

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Enhance Your Event

Make your event truly unforgettable by customizing it with enhancements such as a look behind the scenes of our Ghosts of the Library show or a special presentation by one of our historians!

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Through December 2025, work with a licensed caterer of your choice for your event hosted at the ALPLM. Please contact the Venue Rental Office to learn more.

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Learn more about the fine details such as insurance requirements.

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Book an Event

We understand that each event is unique, and we offer thoughtful customer service and thorough planning with each client to help produce a successful event. Enquire today!  

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You can't go wrong hosting an event at the ALPLM. The friendly and attentive staff make event planning easy, and the venue never fails to impress our guests. I highly recommend the ALPLM.

Illinois Municipal League

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