Welcome to the Butler Public Library

Thank you to our patrons who purchased children’s books during
“Gift a Book” Month held during April. Forty-eight (48) Children’s Books
were purchased and are now part of the collection at the Library.

Just a friendly reminder for our patrons: The Butler Public Library
will be closed on Monday, May 25, 2015, for Memorial Day.

Calling all Teen Volunteers Summer Reading Program Volunteer Meeting
Monday, June 8, 2015
Time: 4:30 P.M.
Children’s Room (for about 20 minutes)
Visit our Teen Page on butlerlibrary.org to print an application for the Summer Reading Program. Bring the completed form, your vacation schedule, and days and times you will be able to help us out at the Library with you to the meeting. Make sure it is signed by a parent or guardian. This program is open to students who have completed the 6th grade and up. Each student is able to choose the two hour slot to work the Summer Reading desk Monday through Thursday between the hours of 10:00 and 8:00 P.M., and Friday from 10:00 to 5:00 P.M. Looking forward to seeing you again.    Volunteer Application Form (PDF)


Recycle with us.

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.



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.

Download Books and Magazines: 3M Cloud can be accessed through the Catalog on our Butler Library Website under E-Resources or clicking on the cloud to the left.  Read more…>


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…>

Fine Amnesty Week
There will be no fines charged for any overdue Butler Library materials returned during the week of June 15 – 20. Return those overdue materials without incurring fines. Materials must be owned by Butler Library. Materials owned by other libraries will still be subject to fines. Existing fines will still be in effect.

Night at the Museum 3June Family Movie Night at Butler Public Library,
Now showing Night at the Museum 3,
Rated PG (98 minutes)
Friday, June 26, 2015
7:00 pm – 8:40 pm
Come watch Night at the Museum 3, on our New 70” Flat Screen TV, purchased by The Friends of the Butler Public Library.  Program is open to all ages.  Sign up at the Circulation Desk or by calling 973-838-3262, to reserve your seat.


Adult Programs:


Children and Teens

  • Father’s Day Project:  Ceramic Sneaker: Read more…>
  • Lil Aprons Classes: Recreation Department: Read more>
  • Chess Club: Thursday afternoon:  May 14 & June 11: Read more…>
  • Teen Volunteer Application for Summer Reading: Read more…>
  • It’s Winter on June 22:  Scarf Knot Tying:  Read more…>
  • Summer Reading Kick Off: June 25, 2015Read more…>
  • Art Kids Rule: June 29, 2015: Read more…>
  • Summer Chess Club: July 2, July 16, July 30, August 13
  • Lego Club: July 9 & August 6: Read more…>
  • Magazine Bead Jewelry: July 23: Read more…>
  • Paint a ceramic robot bank: August 20:   Read more…>
  • States and Capitals Bingo Night: August 24: Read more…>
  • Paint a Super Hero Bank: August 27: Read more…>
  • Detective Science: August 31: Read more…>
  • Free Online DMV Permit PracticeRead more…>

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.