Annual Association Meeting

The Butler Area Public Library's Annual Association Meeting is scheduled to take place Wednesday, January 27th at 6:00 PM via Zoom.

All "My Library" members are invited to attend. If you would like to attend the virtual meeting, please RSVP to and the meeting details will be emailed to you the day before the meeting.

COVID-19 Update

The library is currently closed to the public. Click here to read our latest COVID-19 update. 


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You won't want to miss all the exciting news, resources and events available for you at the Butler Area Public Libary.

As of October 2019, we are a designated

PA Forward Gold Star Library


We’re diving into 2021 with January’s finest debut novels from Eley Williams, Mateo Askaripour, Ellery Lloyd and more, plus the best winter thrillers and an extraordinary memoir of magpies and fatherhood.


From January 1st to January 31st, Butler Area Public Library will participate in Beanstack’s Fourth Annual Winter Reading Challenge, “Book Like Us,” sponsored by Simon and Schuster. We challenge our patrons to read at least 5 books during the month and keep track of their reading on our Beanstack site at At the end there will be a prize drawing with 10 winners. Each winner will receive a $25 gift card to

  • To complete the challenge you must read 5 books, which will earn you 1 entry for the prize drawing.

  • You can also read an additional 5 books for an additional 1 entry each.

  • There are also 8 activity badges, each completed activity earns you an additional entry.

  • If you complete everything you can earn a total of 14 entries for the prize drawing.

You can also download the Beanstack App on your mobile device. You can register and keep track of your reading all from the app.


Encourage others to join in as well by posting your progress on social media with the hashtags #WinterRead2021 and #BooksLikeUs.


If you need any help you can click on the following link to watch our helpful Beanstack Tutorials.

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

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