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"When this library is filled with documents, and scholars come here to probe into some of the facts of the past half century, I hope that they, as we today, are concerned primarily with the ideals, principles, and trends that provide guides to a free, rich, peaceful future in which all peoples can achieve ever-rising levels of human well-being."

President Dwight D. Eisenhower
Speech at the Ground Breaking Ceremonies for the Library, October 13, 1959


Patios, Pools, & the Invention of the American Backyard
Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit
March 21 - May 31, 2015
Library Building
Exhibit Information

Arts Council of Dickinson County
Photography Exhibit

March 20 - April 3, 2015
Library Building

World War II Remembered:
Leaders, Battles & Heroes

2013 - 2016
Exhibits/ProgramsPromotional VideosUpdatesArticles

Be Ye Men of Valour: Allies of World War II
February 2014 - December 2016
Library 2nd Floor Gallery

See the Exhibits Schedule for details

Upcoming Events in Abilene

March 31: "Eisenhower: The Public Relations President: presented by Pam Parry, Visitors Center Auditorium, 7 p.m. more information

April 4: Easter Egg Roll/Hunt, Campus Grounds in partnership with the Abilene Parks & Recreation, 1 p.m. more information

See the 2015 Calendar of Events for more upcoming events

News and Announcements

2014 Brings More Researchers and New Treasures to Eisenhower Library A record 856 onsite researchers visited the Eisenhower Presidential Library archives in fiscal year 2014 (10/1/2013 to 9/30/2014), breaking a 50 year old mark by more than 50 visitors. The new record was set despite a nearly three week government shutdown. Library staff also served 2,800 offsite researchers. read more

Attn: Motorcyclists - Our north parking lot was recently repaved and is still settling. You may want to park in our south parking lot or be sure to use a kickstand disk.

Take advantage of our partnership with Great Plains Theatre! Show your ticket stub and receive $5 in savings at either venue.