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Raise Money for the Butler Free Public Library or The Friends of the Butler Library through your Amazon purchases.

The Butler Free Public Library and the Friends of the Butler Library now have Amazon Smile links. When you shop at www.smile.amazon.com and indicate the “Butler Free Public Library” or the “Friends of the Butler Public Library” as your charity, each purchase will send a little money to each organization.  Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchase.  AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service but now your purchases on Amazon can help a charitable organization of your choice.


2018 Tax Season is upon us.
Click on the links below for valuable Tax information.

Form 1040 information from the IRS.gov website
US Individual Income Tax Return

Annual income tax return filed by citizens or residents of the United States.For Tax Year 2018, you will no longer use Form 1040A or Form 1040EZ, but instead will use the redesigned Form 1040. Many people will only need to file Form 1040 and no schedules.


AARP Foundation Tax-Aide offers free, individualized tax preparation for low-to moderate-income taxpayers – especially those 50 and older – at nearly 5,000 locations nationwide.

Call the Kinnelon Library: 973-838-1321 to make an appointment for taxation help.
Location for Tax help:103 Kiel Avenue Firehouse, Kinnelon

Thursdays from 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. (half hour appointments)
February 7 through April 15



New Program Added:
Advanced English Conversation Class for non-native speakers.
When: Begins Saturday, February 9
Change of Schedule:
Wednesday, February 13 (5:30 – 7:30 PM) instead of Saturday, February 16.
Wednesday February 20 (5:30 – 7:30 PM) instead of Saturday, February 23.

Time: 10:15 A.M. – 12:15 P.M.
Where: Reference Room Library
This 8 week class will concentrate on proper grammatical use in conversation along with the continuation of understanding idioms and their use in everyday English. Some English communication skills are strongly recommended. 

Please contact stop by or call the Butler Library at 973-838-3262 to register.

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Raise Money for the Butler Free Public Library or
The Friends of the Butler Library through your Amazon purchases.

The Butler Free Public Library and the Friends of the Butler Library now have Amazon Smile links. When you shop at www.smile.amazon.com and indicate the “Butler Free Public Library” or the “Friends of the Butler Public Library” as your charity, each purchase will send a little money to each organization.  Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchase.  AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service but now your purchases on Amazon can help a charitable organization of your choice.


Family Movie Night
Now Showing, Small Foot
Friday, February 8
7:00 pm – 9:30 pm 
Butler Public Library will hold a Family Movie Night with newly released films. Come watch the movie on our 70” Flat Screen TV.  Please call us if you decide not to come because we prepare the Children’s room for your family. Parents must stay with children under age 10.  Call 973-838-3262, to reserve your seat.
Call the Library at: 973-838-3262 to sign up. Check our website or on flyers in the Library for future movie titles.  Titles of future movie presentations will be announced at a later date. Check back frequently.


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>
    Current Exhibits:  (See What’s happening at the Morris Museum)
  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>


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



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Movie Recommendations Welcomed
Sometimes, we are asked if we know of any good movies in the Library collection for a person to watch. If you have any recommendations of good movies available at the Butler Library, please share that with us. We can pass on your recommendation to other patrons.