Become a Friend of Butler Library!

The Friends of Butler Library are always looking for new members. The Friends seek to promote the library programs, resources and services available to the community. Our primary mission is to raise funds to help support and improve the library! Meetings are usually quarterly, more often if needed, for about an hour (typically on a Monday). Feel free to call Carol Zuba @ (262) 389-8826. OR - Join us at our next meeting, Monday, January 14th @ 6 pm.

Stars and Stripes Honor Flight Traveling Art Show

The Butler Library is honored to host the Stars and Stripes Honor Flight Traveling Art Show starting January 26 through February 16, 2019.

Since their first trip in November 2008, Stars and Stripes Honor Flight has taken thousands of veterans and guardians on a one day trip to Washington D.C. Moving images have been curated onto a chronological journey of an Honor Flight trip.

Approximately 120 images have been collected to share the stories, smiles, tears, and cheers of those who served our country.

Crafterday: Teen Edition

Join Holly as she kicks off a new Teen Corner activity Saturday, February 9th at 1pm. Come enjoy a snack and work on any of your own craft or school projects. Show us your creativity!

Taste of India

Join Susan Pack at the Butler Public Library on January 31 at 6:30 as she demonstrates and shares tastings of a few Indian food favorites.
Susan has mastered home cooking for this type of cuisine and shares her knowledge all over Southeast Wisconsin. She currently can be found teaching cooking classes at WCTC, Boelter Superstore, Milwaukee Public Market, Relish Kitchen Store, Chai Point, and Nicolet, Brown Deer, Wauwatosa and Greendale Recreation Departments.

Valentines Day Party

The Friends of the Butler Public Library are sponsoring a Valentine Day Party Thursday, Feb. 14 at 6:30pm. There will be yummy treats and valentine crafts to create. All ages are welcome!

Blood Drive

You may wonder how donated blood is used? Every day, blood donors help patients of all ages: accident and burn victims, heart surgery and organ transplant patients, and those battling cancer. In fact, every two seconds, someone in the U.S. needs blood.

The Butler Public Library is hosting a blood drive February 4th from 1-6 pm to aid the local blood bank. All registrations will be taken by the American Red Cross. To choose a donation time please follow this link: Registration is open now for the Butler Public Library donation site.
Walk-ins are welcome or call 1 (800) REDCROSS (733-2767) for availability.

Snowflakes Galore!

Kids, teens, and adults-come help us create a winter wonderland in the library! We have snowflake templates for everyone to cut. Cut just one or cut many!

Teen Advisory Board

Teens (6th graders and up), the library is your space too! Come to our Teen Advisory Board meeting and contribute ideas to make your space and programs better. Our meetings will be held the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 6 pm. This is your chance to suggest books and programs that you would like to see in the library, so come with ideas on Wednesday, January 16th!

Kids Crafterday

On the 2nd Saturday of each month, there will be crafts and stories for the kids. Come make snowman and hear a story about a snowmen on Saturday, February 9th @ 11:00 AM in the Butler Public Library. Please join us to make a craft and take it home.

Butler Recipe Club

Did you read a book and find a recipe in the book that sounded so good, you wanted to make it? On Wednesday, February 6th, bring in your Harry Potter, JoAnne Fluke, or any other Literary inspired dish along with a copy of the recipe to the Butler Public Library at 5:30 pm for an evening of tasting and sharing recipes. For more information, please visit the Butler Public Library Recipe Club page. Please RSVP via phone (262) 783-2535 or by email as space is limited.


Wednesday Morning Storytime

Join Holly at the Butler Public Library every Wednesday for Storytime! Enjoy interactive adventures starting at 10:30 am!

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Read a book (any book) to your newborn, infant, and/or toddler. The goal is to have read 1,000 books (yes you can repeat books) before your child starts kindergarten. Start today by coming into the library to register and pick up your first log.


Notary On Duty

Did you know that we now have a Notary Public on duty? Call (262) 783-2535 prior to arriving, to make an appointment, or to get more information.

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Buy Some Books

Stop by the lobby to find a book for your bookshelves at home!

Our Hours

Our doors are open:

Monday-Wednesday: 10 am - 7 pm

Thursday: 10 am - 8 pm

Friday and Saturday: 10 am - 3 pm

Event Calendar

January 2019

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
  • Storytime
  • Butler Stitching Group (2)
  • Next Door Quilt Group (8)(Conference Room)
  • BPL Board Meeting
  • Storytime (6K & 3A)
  • Recipe Club (5)
  • Butler Stitching Group (6)
  • Milwaukee Lionel Railroad Club Display (45)
  • Kids Crafterday (7)
  • Teen Activity (0)
  • Storytime (9K & 6A)
  • Butler Stitching Group (4)
  • Storytime
  • Butler Stitching Group
  • Storytime
  • Butler Stitching Group
  • Intro to Indian Cooking with Susan Pack