Pennsylvania Butler County Public Libraries

By | January 1, 2023

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Butler County, PA. This list includes library formal name, street address, postal code, phone number and how many books are available. Check the following list to see all public libraries in Pennsylvania Butler County.

1. Library System BUTLER AREA PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 218 North Mckean St, Butler, PA 16001
Phone Number: (724) 287-1715 Butler 214,515 169,646

2. Central Library BUTLER AREA PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 218 North Mckean St, Butler, PA 16001
Phone Number: (724) 287-1715 Butler N/A N/A

3. Bookmobile BUTLER COUNTY BOOKMOBILE
1553 West Sunbury Road, West Sunbury, PA 16061
Phone Number: (724) 283-2279 Butler N/A N/A

4. Library System BUTLER COUNTY FED LIB SYSTEM
1553 West Sunbury Road, West Sunbury, PA 16061
Phone Number: (724) 283-1880 Butler 26,747 8,256

5. Library System CRANBERRY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 2525 Rochester Rd Suite 300, Cranberry Twp, PA 16066
Phone Number: (724) 776-9100 Butler 283,733 188,756

6. Central Library CRANBERRY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 2525 Rochester Rd Suite 300, Cranberry Twp, PA 16066
Phone Number: (724) 776-9100 Butler N/A N/A

7. Central Library EVANS CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 204 S Jackson Street, Evans City, PA 16033
Phone Number: (724) 538-8695 Butler N/A N/A

8. Library System EVANS CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 204 S Jackson Street, Evans City, PA 16033
Phone Number: (724) 538-8695 Butler 16,932 9,790

9. Library System MARS AREA PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 107 Grand Ave, Mars, PA 16046
Phone Number: (724) 625-9048 Butler 56,327 20,000

10. Central Library MARS AREA PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 107 Grand Ave, Mars, PA 16046
Phone Number: (724) 625-9048 Butler N/A N/A

11. Central Library NORTH TRAILS PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 1553 West Sunbury Road, West Sunbury, PA 16061
Phone Number: (724) 283-2279 Butler N/A N/A

12. Central Library PROSPECT COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 357 Main Street, Prospect, PA 16052
Phone Number: (724) 865-9718 Butler N/A N/A

13. Library System PROSPECT COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 357 Main Street, Prospect, PA 16052
Phone Number: (724) 865-9718 Butler 31,097 27,732

14. Central Library SAXONBURG AREA LIBRARY
Street Address: 240 West Main St, Saxonburg, PA 16056
Phone Number: (724) 352-4810 Butler N/A N/A

15. Library System SAXONBURG AREA LIBRARY
Street Address: 240 West Main St, Saxonburg, PA 16056
Phone Number: (724) 352-4810 Butler 29,732 34,209

16. Branch Library SLIPPERY ROCK COMMUNITY LIBRARY
Street Address: 316 North Main Street, Slippery Rock, PA 16057
Phone Number: (724) 738-9179 Butler N/A N/A

17. Library System ZELIENOPLE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 227 South High St, Zelienople, PA 16063
Phone Number: (724) 452-9330 Butler 75,258 130,405

18. Central Library ZELIENOPLE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Street Address: 227 South High St, Zelienople, PA 16063
Phone Number: (724) 452-9330 Butler N/A N/A

Overview of Butler County, Pennsylvania

Butler County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. As of 2000, the population is 174,083.

Butler County was created on March 12, 1800 from part of Allegheny County and named in honor of General Richard Butler. Its county seat is Butler.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,058 km² (795 mi²). 2,042 km² (789 mi²) of it is land and 16 km² (6 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.79% water.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there are 174,083 people, 65,862 households, and 46,827 families residing in the county. The population density is 85/km² (221/mi²). There are 69,868 housing units at an average density of 34/km² (89/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 97.83% White, 0.79% Black or African American, 0.09% Native American, 0.56% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.17% from other races, and 0.54% from two or more races. 0.58% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 65,862 households out of which 32.90% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.80% are married couples living together, 8.10% have a female householder with no husband present, and 28.90% are non-families. 24.20% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.40% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.55 and the average family size is 3.04.

In the county, the population is spread out with 24.60% under the age of 18, 8.80% from 18 to 24, 29.40% from 25 to 44, 23.00% from 45 to 64, and 14.30% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 95.40 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 91.80 males.

Highlights and History

Butler County is named after Richard Butler (general), a hero of the American Revolution. It is the location of Moraine State Park, with the 3,000 acre glacial lake, Lake Arthur. Lake Arthur is used for fishing and sailing, and the surrounding park is used for hiking and hunting.

Some famous inventions and discoveries were made in Butler County. It was in Saxonburg, Butler County, that the designer of the Brooklyn Bridge, John Roebling, invented his revolutionary “wire rope.” At what is now known as Oil Creek, Butler County resident William Smith and Edwin Drake first proved that oil counld be tapped from underground for consistent supply.

Butler County has also been lived in and traveled through by famous politicians. George Washington passed through during the French and Indian Wars. Butler’s only U.S. Senator ever, Walter Lowrie, built a home in 1828 that still stands today behind the Butler County Courthouse. Butler’s highest ranked federal official ever is William J. Perry, Secretary of Defense under President Bill Clinton from 1994-1997. He graduated from Butler High in 1945.

Municipalities

According to countryaah, Butler County, Pennsylvania has the following cities and towns:

Cities

  • Butler

Boroughs

  • Bruin
  • Callery
  • Cherry Valley
  • Chicora
  • Connoquenessing
  • East Butler
  • Eau Claire
  • Evans City
  • Fairview
  • Harmony
  • Harrisville
  • Karns City
  • Mars
  • Petrolia
  • Portersville
  • Prospect
  • Saxonburg
  • Seven Fields
  • Slippery Rock
  • Valencia
  • West Liberty
  • West Sunbury
  • Zelienople

Townships

  • Adams Township
  • Allegheny Township
  • Brady Township
  • Buffalo Township
  • Butler Township
  • Center Township
  • Cherry Township
  • Clay Township
  • Clearfield Township
  • Clinton Township
  • Concord Township
  • Connoquenessing Township
  • Cranberry Township
  • Donegal Township
  • Fairview Township
  • Forward Township
  • Franklin Township
  • Jackson Township
  • Jefferson Township
  • Lancaster Township
  • Marion Township
  • Mercer Township
  • Middlesex Township
  • Muddy Creek Township
  • Oakland Township
  • Parker Township
  • Penn Township
  • Slippery Rock Township
  • Summit Township
  • Venango Township
  • Washington Township
  • Winfield Township
  • Worth Township

Census-designated places

  • Fernway
  • Fox Run
  • Homeacre-Lyndora
  • Meadowood
  • Meridian
  • Nixon
  • Oak Hills
  • Shanor-Northvue

Education

Colleges and Universities

  • Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

Community, Junior and Technical Colleges

  • Butler County Community College (Pennsylvania)
  • Butler County Vo-Tech