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  • Burlington County Library

Burlington County Library System is a proud recipient of the NEA Big Read grant for the second year in a row! Look for programming at your local branch featuring this year's selection In the Time of the Butterflies.

Join keynote speaker, Professor Eric Roorda Ph. D., author of The Dictator Next Door, will be discussing his book and the characters outlined in this year's NEA Big Read selection, In the Time of Butterflies by Julia Alvarez.

Eric Roorda is a Professor at Bellarmine University teaching Latin American History. Professor Roorda continues his research with interest in the Dominican Republic, Cuba and the U.S. Caribbean. Professor Roorda was a Fulbright Scholar in the Dominican Republic and is a member of the Dominican Academy of History.


To obtain a free copy of the book please visit the library and register for one of our NEA Big Read events.

NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.

El proyecto NEA Big Read es una iniciativa del National Endowment for the Arts (el Fondo Nacional para las Artes de Estados Unidos) en cooperación con Arts Midwest.


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