The library hosts special events and exhibits from time to time. Some examples:

  • We have exhibited some of our older and rare books both in the library and down on the main floor of the building, during special events
  • A private collection of over 200 crosses from all over the world has been on loan for exhibit in the library, twice in recent years
  • Every April during Poetry Month, the library is festooned with poems, everywhere you look
  • We host book signings, as well as book talks. Faculty as well as local experts have shared their knowledge with us

WINTER / SPRING 2017 TALKS:

Talks are presented in the 4th floor library on Sundays, from 2- 4 pm

Free admission. No reservations required.

Refreshments served.

February 26: Msgr. Charles Fink on "The Expansive Mind of

                    John Henry Newman FLYER

 

March 26: Msgr. John Strynkowski on "The Apostolic Exhortation

                      Amoris Laetitia -- One Year Later" FLYER

 

April 23: Fr. Robert Lauder on "Walker Percy: Existentialist Novelist"

                                                                                                                    FLYER

 

May 7:  Dr. Alexandar Burke on "Paul of Tarsus:

                           Missionary,Theologian, Mystic and Martyr"

                                                                         FLYER

 

June 11: Author Amy Welborn and illustrator Ann Kissane Engelhart,

               speaking on "How Can We Communicate the Beauty of our

               Catholic Faith to Children?"

                

 

 

Autumn 2016 Lectures in the Library:

Sept. 11th: Fr. Joseph Koterski on Dante's Divine Comedy

 

Oct. 23rd: Anthony Marinelli on

Teens and Faith: A View from the Classroom  Flyer

 

Nov. 13th: Clara Sarrocco on

Sigrid Undset: Tales of Saints and Sinners Flyer

 

Book Talks for the 2015-2016 season:

September 13, 2015

Elizabeth Scalia speaking about and signing her book Strange Gods: Unmasking the Idols in Everyday Life

(published by Ave Maria Press 2013)

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Oct. 25, 2015

Lisa Mladinich, speaking and signing her book True Radiance: Finding Grace in the Second Half of Life

(coming out in October from Servant Books)

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Missed the talk? Click HERE to listen to a recording.

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Nov. 15, 2015

Dr. Alexander Burke, speaking on “John the Theologian in the Gospel of John”

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Missed the talk? Click HERE to listen to a recording.

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March 13, 2016

Msgr. James Swiader, on “Graham Greene's The End of the Affair: Sin, Sacrifice, and Salvation.”

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April 10, 2016

Dr. Marc Ricciardi speaking on “Milton’s Trinitarian Triumvirate: God For, As and In Man”

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April 24, 2016

Elizabeth Scalia on her new book: Little Sins Mean a Lot (from Our Sunday Visitor in the spring)

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May 22, 2016

Fr. John Morrison on " C. S. Lewis and the Moral Imagination: of Marshwiggles and Dragons, Apostate Clerics and Lizards. 

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 Missed the talk? Click HERE to listen to a recording.

 

Spring 2015 Book Talks:


Willa Cather's Death Comes for the Archbishop (March) 

Book signing with poet Annabelle Moseley (April) 

The novels of Michael O’Brien (May) PODCAST AVAILABLE! CLICK HERE: O'BRIEN