Abraham Lincoln @ Ames!

The Ames Library will honor of the bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln’s birth by promoting local events and highlighting information about the life of Lincoln throughout 2009.


Topics currently planned for this series of exhibits are

Lincoln in Bloomington-Normal,

Lincoln in Popular Culture,

the Self-education of Lincoln,

Lincolns in Music and Film, and

books about Lincoln that are available in this library.


Guest curators for these exhibits include Gloria Redinger, Technical Services Operations Manager, and Dr. Robert Bray, R. Forrest Colwell Professor of American Literature.


If you would like to contribute an exhibit or idea during the year about these or other topics of interest to the IWU community, please contact the library’s exhibits team convener Meg Miner at mminer@iwu.edu.

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