Welcome to the Butler Public Library


ComputerCome to the Library for Computer Assistance weekly on Tuesdays, from 11:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. with volunteer assistant, Paul Pilmanis. Service is first come, first served. No formal instruction provided. Topics are varied. This service is for beginners and is limited to 10 patrons, so please call at 973-838-3262, or stop by our front desk to register.

Over Drive for Digital Books is no longer being used in MAIN Libraries. The new vendor is 3M Cloud which can be accessed through the Catalog on our Butler Library Website under Download Books and Magazines, or clicking on the cloud to the left.

1.Click on the YouTube Link to watch a video on setting up 3M Cloud. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0hbHQgqm6E0&list=PL7DEEBA5D6418F2DD

2. 3M Cloud Library offers library card holders a variety of different eBooks and eAudiobooks to download onto their computer or electronic device.  Click the cloud above to access the catalog.

3. To read, please download one of the “Reader Apps.” The 3M Cloud supports all devices except the e-ink Kindles.

4. You will need to login with your Butler Library Card ID. Use your PIN which is usually the last 4 digits of your phone number.

AVAILABLE TO OUR PATRONS (Click on the links below for more information) library 143Museum Passes have been provided by the Friends of the Butler Public Library to the following area attractions. The Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum, Morris Museum, and the Grounds for Sculpture. You may print out a Museum Pass User’s Agreement   to bring to the Library when you pick up the passes or fill it out when you pick up the pass. Read more…>

Free online DMV practice tests coming soon.
The Butler Library will be offering a free online DMV practice test  through Driving-Tests.org, a company dedicated to driver safety and education. The Driver Education program will contain the following state-specific information:

    • 10 car practice tests
    • 5 motorcycle practice tests
    • 3 CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) practice tests
    • 3 online driver’s manuals (car, motorcycle, CDL)
    • An FAQ section with detailed answers to 100+ DMV-related questions

Take NJ practice tests for your car, motorcycle or commercial license. Also contains online drivers’ manuals.

    • Stay tuned
Events for Children and Teens
Craft Night: Paint a Birdhouse
Date: Saturday, April 25, 2015
Time: 11:00 – 11:45 A.M.
Ages: 9 -14 years
Come join us at the Library and paint a small wooden birdhouse. This program is limited to 10 participants. Read more…..>

Step Into  a Story: Join us for the month of April and “step” into some of your favorite children’s stories. Each participating library will be decorating a portion of their space to represent a well-known children’s book or series Read more…..>

Gift a Book Sale: Every April we display Children’s and Young Adult books on the front table by the DVD’s for an entire month. These book are available for our community members to purchase for our Children’s Collection. If you would like to purchase a book for our Library, peruse the selection on the table, fill out the form which is inside the book, and bring the book and paper to an Assistant at the Circulation Desk for payment and processing. Thank you once again for supporting our sale in celebration of “National Library Week.” (April 13-18)

Movie Night
Family Movie Night, Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible No Good, Very Bad Day
Friday, March 13, 2015 from 7:00 P.M. – 8:30 P.M.
Butler Public Library will hold a Family Movie Night, now showing Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible No Good, Very Bad Day on our New 70” Flat Screen TV, purchased by The Friends of the Butler Public Library.  Program is open to all ages.  This free program is limited to 25 participants, so please call the library at 973-838-3262, or stop by the Circulation Desk to sign up.

Adult Programs:
Wednesday Afternoon Movies, now showing The Secret Life of Bees at the Butler Public Library.
Wednesday, March 4, from 2:00 P.M. – 4:30 P.M.
Join us on the first and third Wednesday of the month at 2:00 pm, featuring movies based on the book on our new 70” flat screen TV, purchased by The Friends of the Butler Public Library.  Wednesday, March 4, we will be showing, The Secret Life of Bees, Rated PG-13, Read more...>

Free Tax Assistance at Butler Public Library
The Butler Public Library will be offering free tax assistance for Seniors and low-income residents on Saturday, February 28, 2015.  Read more...>

Healthy Mind & Body: Exercise for Elders
Instructor: Marissa Jacobia
Saturdays:  March 7, 21, & 28 (12:00 P.M. – 1:00 P.M.)
This one hour class will address the importance of exercising your mind and body.. Read more…>

The Jazzy Vegetarian is Coming to Butler Library
Presented by: PBS Chef, Laura Theodore
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Time: 6:30 P.M. – 7:45 P.M.
Butler Library will present Bring Spring into Your Kitchen, a Cooking Lecture with the Popular PBS Chef, Laura Theodore.Read more…>

Intermediate Astrology Workshop Series
Wednesdays, April 22, 29, May 6 & 13
5:45 P.M. – 7:45 P.M.
Presented by Vikki Anderson, Astrologer
If you know glyphs & meanings of sun signs, houses & planets, Read more…>
Zumba* – Gold (Low Impact) Dance/Fitness Demo
Saturday, April 25, from 1:00 – 2:00 P.M. 


Would you like to receive online updates from the Butler Library regarding exciting upcoming Adult, Teen, and Children’s events? If so, fill out the online email registration form below. If at anytime you would like us to remove your name from the email list, please let us know by calling the Library at 973-838-3262.