Welcome to the Spring Semester!

Hello and Happy New Year from the Butler Center!

We’re excited about the spring 2016 semester here on campus:

Open Hours

Monday through Friday, 1-6 p.m., or by appointment with Curator Diane Foote, butler@dom.edu. Teachers, librarians, booksellers, parents, grandparents, students, faculty, and anyone interested in literature for young people are welcome to come visit us and peruse the examination collection and our historical collections.

Butler Book Banter (B3)

The popular book discussion series continues! Stay tuned for themes and titles as they’re announced:

  • February 10: Teen Love Stories
  • March 2: Theme TBD
  • April 20: Theme TBD

6-7 p.m. in the Center; refreshments will be served.

2016 Butler Lecture Featuring Christian Robinson

We are BEYOND thrilled to welcome 2016 Caldecott and Coretta Scott King Honoree Christian Robinson to Dominican on March 16! Last Stop on Market Street by Matt de la Pena (Putnam, 2015) is also the first Newbery Medal winner by a Latino author, and only the second in history (since 1928) to be awarded to a picture book. Join us for “You Are Here: Finding Yourself in Picture Books.” The Lecture will take place from 6-7 p.m. and will be followed by a reception and booksigning.

This event is free and open to the public, with registration required. Learn more or register.

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