Members of the Keystone Button Club may borrow any of the library resources on a monthly basis. To request a book, contact Polly Power, our librarian, and she will bring it to the next meeting. Books must be signed out and signed back in with the librarian. Members may check out more than one book at a time.

Library Additions

Members may request that a certain book or other resource be purchased for the Club library. Such requests should be discussed with the librarian.


Adams, Jane Ford - Complete Classification of Clear and Colored Glass Buttons (NBS)

Albert, Lillian Smith - Button Collector's Second Journal

Albert and Adams - Button Sampler

Albert and Kent - Complete Button Book

Allio, Loic - Boutons

Brown, Dorothy Foster - Black Glass Buttons, Button Parade, Return Engagement of Black Glass Buttons

Bucken, Hajo - Button Button Who's Got the Button (101 Button Games)

Cassidy, Ethel B. - Little Buttons

Chamberlin and Miner - Button Heritage

Couse and Maple - Button Classics

Crow , Hawley A. - Classifying and Judging Buttons (1944)

Epstein and Safro - Buttons

Ertell, Vivian E. - Colorful World of Buttons

Hake, Ted - The Button Book, a Guide to Pinback Buttons

Howells, Jocelyn - Button Materials A-Z, Plastic Buttons

Hughes and Lester - Big Book of Buttons (old edition), Big Book of Buttons (2nd Ed 2010)

Huart, Victor - Buttons, a Collector's Guide

Jones, Unite - Button Industry in the United States

Luscomb, Sally - Collectors Encyclopedia of Buttons

Kybalove, Novy and Siruckova - The Jablonec Button

McGrath, Gerald - Fashion Buckles

National Button Society - Black Glass Classification, Guidelines for Collecting China Buttons

Nicholls, Florence E. - Button Handbook and Supplement II and Index

Osborne, Peggy - About Buttons, Button Button Identification and Price Guide (1993)

Skovronsky - Livery Buttons Vol. I

Van Court, Don - Transportation Uniform Buttons Vols. 1-3

Wearn, Otha - Political Campaign Button Book

Wisniewski, Debra - Antique and Collectible Buttons



Just Buttons - 1944 - 1975 many but not all issues and index

National Button Society Bulletin - 1942 - present almost complete

PA State Bulletins

British Button Society - Button Lines Quarterly 2013 - trial basis


Button clippings - loose leaf notebook of many button articles

Various pamphlets - includes Jarvis, Louise. Buttons are Art. Studio Buttons. etc.

Template/Stencils for standardized button cards

2 books on Heraldry