Workshops and events

Lincoln Collection workshops and events offer insight to students, educators, scholars and Lincoln enthusiasts alike. They are a valuable resource whether you are interested in personal growth or professional development.

Lincoln at the Library 

Sponsored by the Friends of the Allen County Public Library

September 7

John E. Wilkins, Ready & Able: A Hoosier's Civil War

Mark Meyer discusses the life, military experience, and post-war career of Indiana native John E. Wilkins.

November 9

What the Election of 1864 Can Teach Us about 2014

Dr. Thomas E. Schneider compares Lincoln's reelection to the politics of the modern age.


The Annual Lincoln Colloquium

September 27, 2014

'Amid the Din of Arms': The Election of 1864

The Allen County Public Library will host the Annual Lincoln Colloquium in 2014.  Speakers will include noted historians Nicole Etcheson, Jeffrey Malanson, Jennifer Weber, and Jonathan White, addressing the unprecedented wartime election from a variety of perspectives.  Download information and the registration form here.


For more information about any upcoming events, contact us.