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Monday-Thursday 10 a.m.-7 p.m.;

Saturday 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

News and notes

The library’s adult winter reading program, “Read Like It’s Snow-Body’s Business,” has begun. Visit the library for more information.

The LEGO club will meet at 3:30 p.m. Thursday.

An initial meeting for a children’s book club will take place at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 27.

A teen air hockey competition will take place at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28.

Visit the library’s community outreach page for information about local events.

New titles available

Business and investing: “Debt-Free Degree: The Step-by-Step Guide to Getting Your Kid Through College Without Student Loans” by Anthony O’Neal. “Talk Money to Me: Save Well, Spend Some and Feel Good About Your Money” by Kelley Keehn.

Audio book: “No Judgments” by Meg Cabot.

Cooking, food and wine: “The Mexican Keto Cookbook” by Torie Borrelli. “Tasty Every Day: All of the Flavor, None of the Fuss.” “Slow Cooker Casseroles & More.”

Travel: “Around the World in 60 Seconds” by Nuseir Yassin.

Health, mind and body: “Tiny Habits: The Small Changes that Change Everything” by B.J. Fogg and Doug Abrams. “The Yoga Effect: A Proven Program for Depression and Anxiety” by Liz Owen and Holly Lebowitz Rossi.

Literature and fiction: “Lost December” by Richard Paul Evans.

Teen: “Children of Virtue and Vengeance” by Tomi Adeyemi. “Tears of Frost” by Bree Barton. “The Darkest Star” by Jennifer L. Armentrout. “The Memory Thief” by Lauren Mansy.


Storytime is for children ages 3 and up.

Miss Anna will read a story and lead a fun craft activity and movement related to the story.

Sessions are from 4-5 p.m. Wednesday and from 10-11 a.m. Thursday.

This week’s craft is a mosaic snowflake.

Adult programs

Tai chi meets at 6 p.m. every Thursday.

Senior Stretch and Move classes take place Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to noon. Sign up is required. Visit the circulation desk for class availability.

Adults interested in coloring can visit the circulation desk. The library will have a place with coloring books available.

Chilton database

Are you a do-it-yourself mechanic? Check out the library’s Chilton Library Database to access step-by-step service and repair procedures for over 2,600 vehicles.

The database includes wiring diagrams, troubleshooting guides, diagnostic codes, plus photos, illustrations and videos.

Visit the library for more information on how to use this information.

Auto-renew service

The Butler Public Library now offers auto-renew services through Evergreen Indiana. Items which have remaining renewals and do not have holds placed on them will automatically renew without patron intervention required.

1,000 Book Club

The library has a 1,000 book club. Children and their parents can fill out an application form at the circulation desk. With the membership card, they track the number of books read.

For every chart filled out, children will receive a club patch, tote bag or cap. Each special goal includes prizes.


Follow the Butler Public Library on Instagram. Sign up on Instagram, but be certain to pick the correct photo of the library, as there is more than one Butler Public Library on Instagram.

Poster printer

The library has a poster printer available for public use. A two-foot by three-foot black-and-white print is $5. A two-foot by three-foot full color print is $7.

Mobile application

The Butler Public Library’s mobile application can be downloaded from either the Apple Store or Google Play.

With this app, users can link their library cards and check out books using their phone’s bar code, stay current on upcoming events, search the catalog, access accounts, renew books, place holds and pay fines.

DVDs available

through Evergreen

Butler Public Library patrons can request a limited selection of DVDs through the Evergreen Indiana system.

For more information, visit the circulation desk.

Shop on Amazon

Library patrons have the opportunity to shop on Amazon and help the Friends of the Butler Public Library at the same time.

Visit the library’s website and click on the Amazon link. A percentage of all purchases will be donated to Friends of the Library.

Mobile hot spots available

The Butler Public Library has mobile hot spots available for checkout.

These devices are available only to patrons with a Butler Public Library card as a taxpaying resident of the City of Butler or a subscription cardholder, 18 years of age and up and library fines below $10.

Express checkout

The library allows patrons to check out best-selling books for a seven-day period without renewal.

In addition, patrons can view future book releases and request a hold on the library’s website.

To our readers:

Butler Public Library news runs as space is available. For more information, visit the library’s website, butlerpubliclibrary.net.

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