We will be closed, Friday, April 10 for Good Friday. 

We will reopen, Saturday, April 11 at 8 am.

Winter Reading Challenge

Starting January 13 you can stop by the Reference Desk on the library's second floor to register and receive your Winter Reading Challenge Reading Log.


If you are unable to register at the library, you may register through the link below the image to the left of this description. Once your email registration has been received, we will email you a fillable PDF version of the Reading Log. Once you have finished reading and filling out your log, you will email it back to pbess@bcfls.org

Your goal is to read 5 books between January 13 - March 14.

For each book you read, write the Title, Author, and Date Read on your reading log.

If you complete your goal of 5 books and turn in your reading log by March 14, you will be entered into our prize drawing.

For each additional book you read beyond 5, up to 10, you will receive an extra entry into the prize drawing. This makes 6 the maximum number of entries possible.


You may read any book you wish. It does not have to be a book from the library. Audiobooks count as well.

We hope you will join us by starting off this new year with some great reading!

As of October 2019, we are a designated PA Forward Gold Star Library

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218 N. McKean Street • Butler, PA 16001 • Phone: 724-287-1715 • Fax: 724-285-5090

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