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The Butler Public Library and the Butler Economic Development Committee are sponsoring a TASTE of BUTLER fundraiser at Ramstein Brewery (22 Park Place, Butler)
When: Friday, November 4

Time: 7:00 – 10:00 P.M.
The Fundraiser will feature samplers from eleven local restaurants including AJ’s Pizza, Applebee’s, B & B Deli, Ferrati’s Pizzeria, G & A Bagel, Outback Steakhouse, Peking House, Polski Smak Deli, Quik Check, Quinta de Reyes and Trackside Bar and Grill. We thank all of our sponsors who are donating their time and food for this event.  Lake of Orchards will provide the music for the fundraising event.

  • Tickets: $25.00. Advanced Sales only: At Butler Library or Soul Journey (409 Main Street Butler) Payment is by cash or check only (made out to Butler EDC)
  • Must be 21 years or older.
  • More information: contact Luis Rodriguez, Director Butler Library via email at: luis.rodriguez@butlerlibrary.oror Sandi Liss, chair of the Economic Development Committee, at sandi@souljourney.com
  • Because the Library and the Economic Development Committee are 501 (c) (3) organizations, part of the amount you paid to purchase tickets will be tax deductible. (Letters will be provided after the event.) 
  • Please make sure your name is written on both ticket stubs when you purchase the tickets.

The Butler Library is a Drop off Site for TOYS FOR TOTS beginning November 1 – December 2, 2016.  You may bring a new, unwrapped gift a child to be donated to those in need.

The Butler Library has a 3D printer!  We are in the beginning stages of offering 3D printing to our patrons.  Additional information to follow. Visit the Library to see our 3D printer in action.

First video of 3D printer printing sheriff star:

For Kids: Check out our website for Tumble Books: Premium Edition

Movie Night Date: November 11
Family Movie Night at Butler Public Library
Now Showing:   ALICE Through the Looking Glass
Time: 7:00 – 9:00 P.M.
Butler Public Library will hold a Family Movie Night, now showing, ALICE Through the Looking Glass, November 11, 2016. Come watch the movie on our new 70” Flat Screen TV, purchased by The Friends of the Butler Public Library. The program is open to all ages. Call 973-838-3262, to reserve your seat.

Future Movie Nights:
Friday, December 9, 2016.

What can the Butler Public Library offer me in 2016?  Read more…>

Recycle with Us. (Fundraising for our Library) Drop off your used ink cartridges, cell phones, and laser cartridges with us. There is a box under the display case in the foyer of the Library for these items. Thank you.

Join our Email List:
Send an email with the word Join in the subject field to info@ButlerLibrary.org to receive email blasts of Library Programs and Events. Stay informed and know what’s happening at the Library.

Museum Passes Butler Library card holders can check-out free Museum Passes with a $30.00 cash deposit which will be refunded when the passes are returned. (Click on the links below for more information) Museum Passes have been provided by the Friends of the Butler Public Library to the following area attractions.

  1. Morris MuseumMorristown, NJ:  Read more…>
  2. The Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum: Manhattan, NYC Read more…>
  3. Imagine That!!! Florham Park, NJ:  Read more…>
  4. Grounds for Sculpture: Hamilton Township, NJ: Read more…>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…>

Adult Programs:

Children and Teens:

  • 1000 Books Before KindergartenRead more…>  .
  • Tuesday Morning Story Time: Begins Sept. 20: Read more…>
  • Thursday Morning Toddler Time Begins Sept. 22: Read more…>
  • Afternoon Story Time: Begins Sept. 22: Read more…>
  • Monday Night Jr. Book Club: Begins Sept. 19: Read more…>
  • Monday Night Kids Book Club: Begins Sept. 19: Read more…>
  • Kindergarten and First Grade Sight Word Bingo: Read more…>
  • Web Maker Program Held at Richard Butler School:  Begins Oct. 5: Begins Read more…>
  • Garage Robotics: Begins Oct. 4: Read more…>
  • Traditional Okinawan Karate & Anti-Bullying Demonstration: Oct. 17: Read more…>
  • Cup Stacking Club: Begins Oct. 22:  Read more…>
  • Astronomy Night: Telescope Observing:  For all Ages: November 1: Read more…>
  • College Planning Seminar: November 2: Read more…>
  • S.T.E.A.M: Painting Class: PenguinDec. 3: Read more…>
  • Monthly Story Time with Ms. Lisa: Saturdays:  Oct. 1, Nov. 12, Dec. 10:  Read more…>
  • Santa Visits the Library: Dec. 1: Read more…>
  • S.T.E.M. Catapult: Dec. 5:  Read more…>
  • Free Online DMV Permit PracticeRead more…>