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The Library will be open on Saturdays beginning September 11 at 10:00 A.M. – 2:50 PM.

Temporary Library hours:
Monday: 10:00 – 7:50 pm
Tuesday – Thursday  10:00 – 5:50 pm
Friday:  10:00 – 3:50 pm
Saturdays: 10:00 am – 2:50 pm


Love Your Library become a FriendThe Friends of the Butler Public Library Meeting In-Person
Monday, September 20, 2021
From 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Join us at the Butler Library for a meeting with your friends and neighbors to talk about how together we can make the Butler Library better for the people in the Butler Community.  If you love the library and you would like to see more good things happening here, meet with us to talk about how we can make it happen.
Please contact Luis Rodriguez at: luis.rodriguez@butlerlibrary.org if you have any questions.

High School Information Session:  Morris County Vocational Technical School
When: October 20
In-person: Enter into Butler Library:  Held in Courtroom
Time: 6:00 PM

Learn about career and technical Education High School Programs. Families of students in middle school are welcome to attend.  Students in 8th grade who are interested in applying to one of the academies should use the online application at: www.mcvts.org/apply


Stamp it outALERT:  What do I do if I see a Spotted Lantern Bug?  The United States Division of Agriculture (USDA) needs your help.  To report a sighting, use the reporting tool or call 833-4BADBUG (833-422-3284). For other questions, email us at SLF-plantindustry@ag.nj.gov.



Butler Free Public Library has been selected by local Stop & Shop store leadership as the benefiting non-profit in the Community Bag Program!
Butler Free Public Library will receive a $1 donation from each purchase of the $2.50 reusable Community Bag at the Stop & Shop store located at 4 Union Avenue, Wanaque NJ for August 2021. Then in September 2021, the Stop & Shop in Kinnelon will be helping the Butler Library with the Community Bag Program. Thank you!


Imagine ThatIMAGINE THAT Museum Pass is Available
We ask that all our patrons visit their calendar for weekend events, and general admission page to ensure availability for that day. Borrowers of the Museum Pass are responsible for calling the museum directly for hours of operation, parking, directions, or other requirements for entry. Bring your Butler Library card to Imagine That! for identification purposes.  (973-966-8000)


Donate With Paypal

If you purchase items with PayPal, choose our link first in order to donate to the Butler Library.



Amazon Smile Donate here.
Remember, you can also  at smile.amazon.com and pick the Butler Free Public Library (https://smile.amazon.com/ch/22-1775438 ) or the Friends of the Butler Public Library and Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases.


Join Our E-mail List

Send an e-mail 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 Butler Library.


Beautiful flowers outside the LIbraryAre you interested in volunteering at the Library?
High School Volunteers
Looking for volunteers to water the flowers outside of the library in our planters and to  help with library activities. Call or visit Ms. Arlene or Ms. Lisa in the Library to schedule a time to help us out.  Ask for a student volunteer worksheet and fill it out in order to keep track of your time and hours. Give it to Ms. Arlene or Ms. Lisa. 


Free Websites During the PandemicAll free during the Pandemic Recovery

Free WI-Fi In Parking Lot
The Butler Library extended the Wi-Fi
so you can connect to it while sitting on the new benches at the playground!
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