Take A Break

Take a Break...at the ALPLM!

Hosted in the Library's Lincoln Reception Room, treat your guests to a short afternoon snack break during your meeting, tour, convention, or visit. 

We offer two menus to choose from, and the price-per-person includes a Museum admission. The minimum number of guests is 20 people. 

While you are visiting the Library and Museum, we hope you will consider adding on one of our daytime event enhancements to make the experience even more special.


Savor Springfield Break: $32/person (includes Museum Admission)

  • Assorted Pittman’s or Del’s Popcorn
  • Assorted Pease’s Chocolates
  • Secret Recipes Famous Butter Cake and Lemon Bars
  • Iced Tea, Water and Coffee Station

No time for a Museum visit? Savor Springfield Break  $22/person 


Sweet and Salty Break: $25/person (includes Museum Admission)

  • Assorted Cookies and Brownies
  • Snack Mix
  • Whole Fruit
  • Iced Tea, Lemonade and Water Station

No time for a Museum visit? Sweet and Salty Break $15/person


Reservation Information

Take a Break reservations are offered Monday through Friday based on availability. Reservations are accepted up to one year in advance of a Take a Break date. The minimum number of guests is 20 people. 

MAKE A RESERVATION: To make a Take a Break reservation, contact the Venue Rental Office at 217/558-8873 or alplm.rentevents@illinois.gov. Our staff will make a reservation (based on availability) and send you a Take a Break preliminary invoice.

CONFIRMATION: Confirm your reservation by sending back the signed invoice within 15 business days of receipt of the preliminary invoice and paying a non-refundable deposit of 25% of the Reserved Guest Count (number of guests attending the Break). The deposit will be due by six weeks from receipt of the preliminary invoice. Deposit and final payment may be made by credit card (Visa or Mastercard) or corporate check (payable to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum).

The final guest count and payment of the remaining balance is due seven days before the event date. NOTE: The minimum number of Break guests is 20 people. If attendance falls below 20 people, the group will be charged for 20 people.

CANCELLATION: If it is necessary to cancel a Take a Break reservation, we ask for written notice 30 days before the Take a Break date. The group will lose the 25% deposit.


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