By Alena Rivers
The Butler Center is buzzing this month with lots of exciting events! Please consider joining us for one or more of these upcoming opportunities.
B3 – Butler Book Banter – Our next B3 is tonight, March 6th from 6-7 p.m. Snacks and books will be out at 5:30. We will be exploring gender identity, from picture books, to graphic novels, to young adult fiction. You can find a list of the books for this evening’s discussion at https://butlerspantry.org/2017/02/08/march-b3-butler-book-banter/. You do not have to read the books to come!
Illinois Youth Services Institute – Create Your Adventure! at the Crowne Plaza in Springfield, IL on March 10-11. The Butler Children’s Literature Center is an event sponsor and exhibitor. Visit us in the exhibits to learn what’s happening on campus, and enter our raffle to win a free set of Holly Black’s books.
The Butler Lecture 2017 featuring Holly Black, renowned children’s and teen author of the Spiderwick Chronicles, the Newbery Honor Book, Doll Bones, and The Coldest Girl in Coldtown, among many other titles. The Lecture will take place March 16th at 6 p.m., with a reception and book signing to follow. The event is free and open to the public, with registration required at http://sois.dom.edu/butler2017. We expect a capacity crowd, so register ASAP!
We look forward to seeing you!