Mt. Vernon, IL, Wednesday, March 3, 2021: Mt. Vernon, IL – In support of United Way's Education Initiative, UWSCI has received a grant in the amount of $6,400.00 from Healing Illinois to benefit many school libraries throughout our region. Healing Illinois is a racial healing initiative... Read More.
Special offer available through May 30 SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – At a time when many families face financial hardships, the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum is offering a bit of relief by letting Illinois students visit for free. The special... Read More.
Free admission on Lincoln’s birthday SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum is offering free admission Feb. 12 in honor of Lincoln’s Birthday and to celebrate the museum reopening to the public. In addition, children will be admitted... Read More.
Illinois youth can submit short films on racial healing SPRINGFIELD – In order to help fight inequality and build a better Illinois, the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum is offering students a chance to use their creativity to promote racial healing in the “No... Read More.
SPRINGFIELD – Illinois children can showcase their artistic talents and consider the importance of art in our lives, thanks to a statewide art contest sponsored by the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum and the Illinois State Board of Education. The theme... Read More.
Educational activities help children prepare for school SPRINGFIELD – It’s time for children and families alike to start thinking about going back to school, whether online or in person. The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum will do its... Read More.
The Carmi City Council is back on their regular first and third Tuesday of each month schedule, but last night’s meeting still had to be held via teleconference. In an interview exclusive with WROY/WRUL News Tuesday afternoon, Mayor Jeff Pollard said while there were... Read More.
The Carmi Public Library decided at an emergency disaster meeting to limit the hours of the the library March 17-March 21 2020. The hours of 10:00--1:30 will be observed on those days with the library being closed Saturday March 22. We are sorry for... Read More.
Six regional authors and illustrators will hold a book signing Friday, Dec. 6, at the Carmi Public Library from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Participating will be Jon Musgrave, Angela Mason, Bruce Cline, Susie Bishop, Deborah Reich and Robert Hays. Regional historian Jon Musgrave has... Read More.