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 www.butlerlibrary.org or at the Library for updates to our schedule.


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.
August 28: Battle of the Sexes
September 25: Call Me by Your Name


Family Movie Night
Now Showing, Matilda (PG)
Friday, September 28
7:00 pm – 8:45 pm

Butler Public Library will hold a Family Movie Night with newly released films. Come watch the movie on our 70” Flat Screen TV. Please call us if you decide not to come because we prepare the Children’s room for your family. Parents must stay with children under age 10. Call 973-838-3262, to reserve your seat.
October 12 – Wreck-It Ralph
November 9 – The Greatest Showman
December 7 – Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul
Call the Library at: 973-838-3262 to sign up. Check our website or on flyers in the Library for future movie titles. September 28: Matilda, October 12: Wreck-It Ralph, November 9: The Greatest Showman, December 7: Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul. Titles of future movie presentations will be announced at a later date. Check back frequently.


Wills and Estate Planning
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Presented by Bob Bloodgood, Lawyer
Introduction to Estate Planning, Wills and Trusts and Elder Law. Learn what you need to know to help guide you through making the right decisions. This program is free of charge. Please call or visit the Butler Library at 973-838-3262, to reserve your seat.


All About Medicare
Wednesday, September 5, 2018
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Presented by Karen Kuiphoff, Registered Representative, Creative Financial Strategies
How to navigate the maze and gain an understanding of different options and designs that can be put in place for you or your loved one. This program is free of charge. Please call or visit the Butler Library at 973-838-3262, to reserve your seat.


Financial Planning for: Education
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Presented by Robert Anderson, Financial Advisor with Edward Jones
Planning and saving for college education, which involves understanding the costs, and ways to save. This program is free of charge. Please call or visit the Butler Library at 973-838-3262, to reserve your seat.


Financial Planning for: Retirement
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Presented by Robert Anderson, Financial Advisor with Edward Jones
A discussion on the importance of saving for retirement, the risk of inflation and why to start now. This program is free of charge. Please call or visit the Butler Library at 973-838-3262, to reserve your seat.


Financial Planning for: Financial Fraud
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Presented by Robert Anderson, Financial Advisor with Edward Jones
An educational presentation on the types of scams out there, red flags, and how to protect yourself. Please call or visit the Butler Library at 973-838-3262, to reserve your seat.


Freedom from Smoking Group Quit Program
Location: Butler Public Library

When: October 3 – November 14 (8 week program)
Cost: Eight Sessions $10.00
Time: Wednesdays, 1:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.
Refreshments served each session
Free Gift Card with Completion of Program
Join this eight-week smoking cessation program, conveniently held at the Butler Public Library. Hundreds of thousands have quit through a Freedom From Smoking Group clinic, which offers a structured, systematic approach to becoming smoke free.

With instruction from a certifies facilitator, you will learn:
♦ How to know if you’re really ready to quit
♦ Medications that can increase your success
♦ Lifestyle changes to make quitting easier
♦ How to prepare for your quit day: October 19: 1:00 – 3:00 P.M.
♦ Coping strategies for managing stress & avoiding weight gain
♦ How to stay smoke free for good

Space is limited! Register at: 973-838-7200, ext. 237 or email  lremmert@butlerborough.com 
Visit Lung.org/ffs for more information about the program or our online Freedom From Smoking® Plus if a Group Clinic isn’t right for your quit.

The Healing Flame: Healing Workshop
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Presented by Adele Bertholet, Life Coach
Learn to access the power and magic inside you and heal from life’s challenges! Learn 3 magical tools to freedom, love, joy and prosperity!! Preregister @ Butler Public Library, 1 Ace Road, (Behind the Municipal Building), or by phone: 973-838-3262. This class is free of charge. More programs on our website:


Guided Meditation Classes
4 Week Session
Wednesdays, Oct. 3 – Oct. 24, 2018
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Presented by Cindy Strom
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 4 week session costs $20.00, due in cash by Wednesday, October 3, 2018, and is non-refundable.  Limited to 30 participants. Call 973-838-3262 or stop by to sign up.

The Knitting & Crocheting Circle
The First and Third Tuesday of Every Month
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
Every Tuesday
Beginning on:  Tuesday, September 18, 2018 – Tuesday, December 18, 2018
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.