Welcome to the Butler Public Library

Happy Holidays to all!


Holiday Hours
Wednesday, December 24: Closed
Thursday, December 25: Closed
Wednesday, December 31: Closing at 4:00 P.M.
Thursday, January 1, 2015: Closed


Santa would like to hear from you!  Letters will be accepted from December 1, 2014, through December 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.

Print out a copy of the Santa letter and drop it off in the Santa Mailbox at the  Library.

  • 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.

Lil Aprons Class: Contact Butler Recreation
Register online with Butler Recreation on their website.
Where: Children’s Room at the Butler Library
When: Saturday, December 20, 2014
Time: 10:30 A.M.
This is the last class for the fall. There will be others scheduled for January – March. Stay tuned.

January Events for Children and Teens

Craft Night: Decoupage a Styrofoam Animal
Date: Monday, January 12, 2015

Time: 4:00 – 4:45 P.M.
Ages: 8 – 14 years
Learn how to decoupage Read more…………

January Adult Programs: 2015

Family Movie Night
Fridays: January 16, February 20 & March 13, 2015
Time: 6:45 P.M. (102 minutes)
Join us once a month for a Family Movie Night, featuring New Release Family Films on our new 70″ Flat Screen TV purchased by The Friends of the Butler Library, January 16, Read more……

Wednesday Afternoon Movies
First and Third Wednesdays of the Month Beginning in January 2015
Time: 2:00 – 4:00 P.M.   
Join us on Wednesdays for afternoon movies based on books. Read more……….
January 7: Breakfast at Tiffany’s,
January 21: The Great Gatsby

Career Skills Workshop Series
Presented by Catherine Chadwick, Library Director
Dates: Jan. 8, Jan. 22, February 12, February 26
Time: 6:15 P.M. – 7:45 P.M.
Job seekers, career transitions,

1/8/15 – Searching for a job in the 21st Century: read more….

Zumba* – Gold (Low Impact) Dance/Fitness Class at Butler Public Library
Presented by Maryann King, licensed Zumba Instructor
Saturday, January 24, 2015
Time: 11:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.
Have you been wanting to try Zumba* – Gold (Low Impact)? Read more……….

Beginner’s Astrology Workshop Series
Presented by Vikki Anderson, Astrologer

Wednesdays, January 21, 28, February 4 & 11
Time: 5:45 – 7:45 P.M.  


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.




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