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.

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Butler Library Lego Club

With the support of the Friends of Butler Library, we are happy to announce the return of Lego Club!

Children in grades 5K-5th grade are invited to build some Lego creations with the Butler Library’s Legos on the fourth Thursday of each month from 6-7pm.  The group will meet in the conference room right off the Children's area. Younger siblings are welcome to come and use the Duplo blocks during club time. Parents and/or caregivers do need to stay onsite during the event.

Creations will then be put out on display in the Children's area until the following month.


February 28th

March 28th

April 25th

May 23rd

Picnic and a Movie

Friday, March 1st at 12pm!

Pack up your family, a favorite picnic lunch, covered drinks, and a picnic blanket and join us. Eat your lunch on your blanket while watching Smallfoot!

Upcoming Movies and Friday Dates

March 29th - Incedibles 2

April 5th - Tangled Ever After

April 19th - The House with a Clock in Its Walls

History of Butler

Presented by Marilyn Schultz, Curator of the Clarke House (located next to the library). Patrons are invited to learn about how Butler got its name, Butler as a railroad town, the Clarke Family in Butler, early churches and schools, when the Butler Fire Department was formed, Butler during the Great Depression, and much more.

Saturday, March 23, 2019

Kids Crafterday

On the 2nd Saturday of each month, there will be crafts and stories for the kids. Come create a work of art and hear a story about Art on Saturday, March 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, March 6th, bring in your Go Green! (anything that is green) 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.

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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

February 2019

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
  • Next Door Quilt Group (Conference Room)
  • Blood Drive (Conf Room and Children's) (34)
  • Storytime-Kites (6K & 4A)
  • Recipe Club-Literary Recipes (2)
  • Butler Stitching Group (3)
  • Kids Crafterday - Snowmen (1)
  • Teen Activity - Craft & Project
  • BPL Board Meeting
  • Storytime - Valentines (6K & 4A)
  • Butler Stitching Group (6)
  • Valentine's Party-Friends Group (37)
  • Picnic & a Movie - Frozen (2)
  • Christina Hildebrandt -262-617-1514-No Show
  • Welcome to Medicare Class (turning 65) (Conf Room)(5)
  • Storytime - Washington's Birthday (3K & 2A)
  • Butler Stitching Group (6)
  • Intro to Indian Cooking with Susan Pack-Rescheduled from Jan. 31st
  • Storytime - Dr. Seuss' Birthday
  • Butler Stitching Group