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ADULTS

There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.

― Andrew Carnegie

2018 Summer Reading Challenge 
Stay tuned for more details!
2018 Spring Events  
Bullet Journaling for Adults (18+)
Thursday, April 19 @ 6 PM
Interested in a new way to keep yourself organized? Come to the Butler Area Public Library to learn about bullet journaling! It's a fun, creative way to stay on track and reach your goals.
This event is open to ages 18 and up.
Each participant should bring a new, blank journal or notebook. Sign-up at the circulation desk or by emailing
LeNora (lemanuelson@bcfls.org).
Local Author Talk-Melanie Linn Gutowski
Wednesday, March 14 @ 6PM
Local author and historian offers us a look back at the peak of Pittsburgh's prominence during the late 19th and early 20 centuries through the discussion of her book, Pittsburgh's Mansions. Sign-up at the circulation desk or by emailing Julie (jtulba@bcfls.org).
 
Quilt Raffle
January 15-April 13
Enter to win a king size quilt that was made in 2017 using an antique quilt top! All raffle proceeds support the Genealogy and Special Collections Department at the library. 1 ticket for $5 or 5 for $20. The wining ticket will be drawn April 14. 

Wednesday, October 17, 6:30 pm

Tuesday, February 27 @ 6:30PM

Alex Gladis will be discussing the ancient Maya civilization and Native American tribal groups of the Southwest in this informative seminar. 

To register for these free seminars, email Peter (pbess@bcfls.org) or stop by the circulation desk. 

Recommended Websites
Adult Literacy Program

The Adult Literacy Program at BC3 coordinates instruction in three areas:

  • Basic reading and math skills for adults

  • GED preparation

  • Workforce Development

All instructional services are provided free of charge.

 

Butler County Census Information

This link provides demographic information for Butler County.

 

CareerLink

The PA CareerLinks are one-stop offices providing an array of services on-site with staff from various state, federal, non-profit and other partner agencies. This link includes access to the Commonwealth Workforce Development System website.

 

Center for Community Resources, Inc.

The Center for Community Resources’ goal is to coordinate supportive services for individuals and families seeking information & referral for mental health, intellectual disabilities, substance abuse and other human service needs.

 

 

Public Discussion Group

The group meets from 6 to 8 p.m. Mondays at the library. Topics include philosophy, politics and history.

The discussion is moderated by Gary Kleeman, local businessman and musician. Information: 724-287-1715 or check out their website here.

Genealogical Society

 

The Butler County Genealogical Society meets at 6:15 p.m. the second Tuesday of every month except July and December at the Butler Area Public Library. The group has programs of genealogical interest such as local resources, finding maiden names of female ancestors, DNA, etc. Information: https://www.facebook.com/ButlerCountyGenealogicalSociety/

There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.

― Andrew Carnegie

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Recommended Websites
Adult Literacy Program

The Adult Literacy Program at BC3 coordinates instruction in three areas:

  • Basic reading and math skills for adults

  • GED preparation

  • Workforce Development

All instructional services are provided free of charge.

 

Assisted Living in Pennsylvania

Provides data for over 20,000 assisted living communities serving seniors across the U.S., and over 150 statewide.

 
Butler County Census Information

This link provides demographic information for Butler County.

 

CareerLink

The PA CareerLinks are one-stop offices providing an array of services on-site with staff from various state, federal, non-profit and other partner agencies. This link includes access to the Commonwealth Workforce Development System website.

 

Center for Community Resources, Inc.

The Center for Community Resources’ goal is to coordinate supportive services for individuals and families seeking information & referral for mental health, intellectual disabilities, substance abuse and other human service needs.

 

 

PA Law Help

PALawHELP.org is a guide to legal information and free civil legal services for low-income persons and seniors in Pennsylvania. Here you can locate information on a variety of legal issues, as well as information on how to contact programs providing legal assistance in Pennsylvania. This includes basic eligibility and contact information for the programs proving free legal assistance in Pennsylvania.

 

Pennsylvania Legal Forms

Included on this page are forms for filing civil complaints, private criminal complaints and notices of settlement when cases are privately resolved.

 

Social Security Administration

This site provides online access to the diverse services offered by the Social Security Administration. Example services include retirement insurance, disability insurance, prescription drug benefits, supplemental security income, and public assistance and welfare services, among others.

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