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Upcoming Events

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Adult Winter Reading Bingo!

February 1 - March 31, 2023
Butlerlibrary.beanstack.org

Adults 18 and older are invited to participate in this fun winter program. Log your reading & complete fun activities. Register by signing into Butlerlibrary.beanstack.org.

Contact Dianne at dmccauley@bcfls.org with questions.

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No Shelf Control Book Club

March 2, 6pm
Sun Room

Book club meets 1st Thursday of every month. We vote on what kind of book to read each month.
February theme: We couldn't decide! Choose between reading a book with a dog, cat or bird on the cover or as a character OR reading an award winning book from the year you were born.  Tell us what you read, meet new people, and read what you want!  Contact Dianne at dmccauley@bcfls.org with questions.

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Bill May Presents Escapes on the Underground Railroad, Butler & Western PA to Canada

Registration is now closed on this event. 

Hop on board the Underground Railroad as storyteller Bill May takes us on a journey to hear true stories of daring escapes through the towns and countryside of Butler and Western PA to freedom in Canada. Registration is required for this event.
For more information contact Dianne at dmccauley@bcfls.org or 724-287-1715.

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Crafty Adults

March 14, 6pm
Basement Meeting Room

We're cmaking curious bunnies. *Registration is required for this event. 

For more info contact Dianne at dmccauley@bcfls.org or 724-287-1715.

REGISTRATION CLOSED

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Shinrin-Yoku: Forest Bathing Principles in the Park

March 21, 1pm
Preston Park

Join Laurel Patterson at Preston Park for a brief summary of some of the studies and benefits of shinrin-yoku. We'll enjoy an easy walk in the park, stopping now and then to practice some simple shinrin-yoku activities to help us get the most from our time in nature. Please wear comfortable clothing and shoes appropriate for walking outdoors. Registration is required for this event.

For more information contact Dianne at dmccauley@bcfls.org or 724-287-1715.

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Golden Fox Club

March 23, 1-2:30pm
Basement Meeting Room

Game of the Day: Yeti in My Spaghetti. Drop by our monthly program for adults ages 55+, held every 4th Thursday. Coffee, conversation, games and more.

For more info contact Dianne at dmccauley@bcfls.org or 724-287-1715.

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Blood Pressure Screening

March 28, April 25 & May 23 at 2-3pm
Sun Room

Courtesy of the Jean B. Purvis Community Health Clinic, a visiting nurse will be on hand for free blood pressure screenings. 

For more info contact Dianne at dmccauley@bcfls.org or 724-287-1715.

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Literary Classics Book Club

March 28, 6pm
Sun Room

Book club focusing on classic literature, meets the 4th Tuesday of each month. 
This month's pick: To the Lighthouse  by Virginia Woolf

For info, contact Dianne at dmccauley@bcfls.org or 724-287-1715.

Recommended Websites

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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.

 

Retire Guide - What is Medicare?
This link will take you to a web article on the basics of Medicare; what it is, who is eligible, how to apply, and more.
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.

Tutor.com

Tutor.com offers one-to-one learning solutions for students through educational institutions such as colleges, universities, K-12 schools, and public and state libraries as well as through corporations for employee benefits and workforce development. We connect learners with qualified, expert tutors online, on-demand, 24/7/361. We provide tutoring services in more than 200 academic subjects and test preparation areas in an engaging and uplifting learning environment.

World History Encyclopedia

World History Encyclopedia is one of the world’s most-read history publications with nearly 30 million annual readers. Our non-profit organization's mission is to engage people with cultural heritage and improve history education worldwide. The encyclopedia is written at an academic level but is easy to read; we highlight the “story” aspect of history. Everything is searchable by keywords, categories, time periods and subject matter. We also publish videos and audio articles, giving people many different ways to learn about history.

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