Adult Programming

Borrow a book, save a tree.BORROW from the Butler Library  Instead of purchasing books, borrow books, magazines, and DVD’s from the Butler Public Library or from another Library in M.A.I.N through our Inter-library Loans. Think of all the money you will save by borrowing from the Library. Come for a visit and see all the great programs going on in your Library, too.

Please Note: All of our Adult Programs are open to those who are at least 18 years of age, unless otherwise noted. Most programs are free of charge and because space is limited for each program, registration is required. Reserve your seat by visiting the Library or calling 973-838-3262. Please check our website at or at the Library for updates to our schedule.

New Program Added:
Prospective High School Students and Parents
Morris County Vocational School Information Session at Butler Library
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Learn about Career and Technical Education Programs for High School Students in Morris County.  Learn about:  Academies, Share Time Programs, Current students will talk about the full day Academy programs and the Interview for current applicants!  Space is Limited…Please Register!

For more info:  Email: Call:  973-627-4600 ext. 277 Web:

New Program Added:
Guided Meditation Class at Butler Library
Wednesday, January 17, 2017
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Cindy Strom will lead you through a series of exercises designed to create a strong foundation for building your own meditation practice. The main goal is to promote deep relaxation and Well-Being.  Her guided meditation CDs will be available to purchase for $10 to offer participants various programs to practice with. This free program is limited to 25 participants. Call 1-973-838-3262, or stop by the Library to sign up.  

Tuesday Afternoon Movies
We invite you to join us on the last Tuesday afternoon of every month at 2:00 pm when we show movies you may have missed at the theater or which you may want to see again. This free program is limited to 25 participants. Call 1-973-838-3262, or stop by the Library to sign up.
November 28, 2017 – Going in Style
December 19, 2017 – Glass Castle (On the Third Tuesday due to the holiday.)

Family Movie Night
Now Showing, Cars 3
Friday, December 8, 2017
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm 
Butler Public Library will hold a Family Movie Night, now showing, new release film,Cars 3,  Rated PG (1 hour 45 minutes), on Friday, December 8, 2017, from 7:00 pm – 8:45 pm.  Come watch the movie on our 70” Flat Screen TV.  Program is open to all ages.  Parents must stay with children under age 10.  Call 973-838-3262, to reserve your seat.
Future Movie Dates:  December 8: Cars 3. Titles of future movie presentations will be announced at a later date. Check back frequently

Hatha Yoga
When: Every Wednesday until December 13, 2017. Registration is open.
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
$5.00 per class
Presented by Donna Morello
Reduce stress, improve balance, and increase core strength.  Yoga is a great way to get in shape.  Please bring a yoga mat to exercise on.  Class size is limited.  Sign up today at the circulation desk at Butler Library or call 1-973-838-3262, to reserve your spot.  Payment by cash only at the time of the class.

The Knitting & Crocheting Circle
When: The First and Third Tuesday of Every Month

Time: 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Come join us, from beginners to experienced, all are welcome to come socialize, share their projects or learn new knitting or crocheting skills from one another. Group meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month.  Sign-ups are not required for this event.

Weekly Computer Assistance:
When: Tuesdays: Paul’s Back!
Time: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Presented by Paul Pilmanis, Volunteer
Service is first come, first served.  No formal instruction provided.  Topics are varied.  This service is for beginners and there are no sign ups required, just come in.