Welcome to the Butler Public Library

Happy Thanksgiving to all!The Butler Library will close at 5:00 on Wednesday, November 26 for the Thanksgiving Holiday and will reopen on Saturday, November 29, at 10:00 A.M. Please make arrangement to take care of all your Library needs before the closing on Wednesday. Happy Thanksgiving to all of our Patrons and Friends of the Butler Library.

Santa would like to hear from you!  Letters will be accepted until
Dec. 19, 2014, at 5:00 P.M., the absolute last day, so Santa can respond to the letters and get back to the North Pole
in time for Christmas.



  • Come into the Library between Dec. 1, 2014 and December 19
  • Pick up a blank Santa Letter from the round table in the Children’s Area
  • Write a letter to Santa
  • Write your first name and last name on the letter (clearly please)
  • Write the name of your street (clearly please)
  • Fold the paper in half and put it in the mailbox on the round table in the Children’s Area.

AVAILABLE TO OUR PATRONS 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.

Weekly Computer Classes
Tuesdays: 11:00 A.M.- 12:00 P.M. Presented by Volunteer Paul Pilmanis Volunteer Paul is again offering valuable beginner computer classes. This free program is limited to 10 participants, so please call the Library at 973-838-3262 to register for this program.

November Events for Children/Teens:
Craft Night: Paint a Ceramic Owl Bank: 
Date: Monday, November 24, 2014
Ages: 7 – 14 years
Class 1: 4:30 – 5:15 P.M.
Class 2: 6:00 – 6:45 P.M.
Owls love to Hoot! Join us in the Children’s Room to paint a small ceramic “owl bank.” Read more…

December Events for Children and Teens:

Art Kids Academy
Date: Monday, December 1, 2014
Step into the science behind optical illusions….Read more:

Santa Visits the Butler Library
Monday, December 8, 2014
Richard Butler School Band will begin playing holiday music around 5:50 P.M. Read more…..

Lil Aprons Class: Contact Butler Recreation
Register online with Butler Recreation on their website. Celebrate the holiday season. Read more……

December Events for Adults:
Beginner’s Crocheting Workshop with Vikki Anderson

Wednesdays: December 3 & 10, 2014
Time: 5:45 P.M. – 7:45 P.M.
If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to crochet, then this is the course for you!  Read 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.