Chromebooks & Hotspots Available

Last spring I applied for the Emergency Connectivity Fund available to public libraries to provide hotspots and devices to patrons to use at home. This long process of applying is finally coming to an end and we are now starting the fun part…providing the Chromebooks and hotspots to our patrons!…

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2021 ARPA Formula Grant Funds

Butler Memorial Library applied for ARPA funds in 2021. We were awarded $4,026.00 to be used for a list of eligible projects that would support the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) goals. We chose to focus on two library needs. One, we have tablets for kids that are…

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Children’s Room Update

Little by little we have been receiving the items we purchased for the Children’s room. We have been waiting on the new rug which was said to be delivered but we had yet to actually receive it…until today! I went out the back door to take out the trash and…

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Let there be light!

A year ago the library board and I discussed the possibility of updating the libraries lights. Dan Baker came to our library and reviewed our options and gave us an estimate of what we could expect for costs. Later, when asked by an anonymous donor if we had any ideas…

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Childrens Area Improvements

I am excited to announce that Butler Memorial Library has been awarded the matching grant from the Kreutz Bennett Donor-Advised Fund for our children’s area update! The updates will include the addition of an adult reading chair, acoustic panels for sound control, a rug and a caddie with floor cushions…

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