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.


FINE AMNESTY WEEK
Monday, June 18 – Friday, June 22
There will be no fines charged for any overdue Butler Library materials returned during the week of June 18-22. Return those overdue materials without incurring fines. Materials must be owned by Butler Library. Materials owned by other libraries will still be subject to fines. Existing fines will still be in effect.


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.
June 26: The Shape of Water
July 31: The Post
August 28: Battle of the Sexes
September 25: Call Me by Your Name


Family Movie Night
Now Showing, Ferdinand (PG)
Friday, June 29, 2018
7:00 pm – 8:45 pm 
Butler Public Library will hold a Family Movie Night with family-friendly 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.
 
Future Movie Dates:
July 13:  Paddington 2:  Rated PG, 1 hour 44 minutes from 7:00 pm – 8:45 pm.
August 3: Zombies
September 28: Matilda
October 12 (TBA), November 9 (TBA), December 7 (TBA).  Titles of future movie presentations will be announced at a later date. Check back frequently.

Guided Meditation Classes
5 Week Session
Wednesdays, May 23 – June 27, 2018 (skipping June 13)
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 medita-tion CDs will be available to purchase for $10 to offer participants various programs to practice with. This 5 week session costs $25.00, due in cash by Wednesday, May 23, 2018, and is non-refundable. Limited to 30 participants. Call 973-838-3262 or stop by to sign up.


The Violet Flame: Healing Workshop
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Presented by Adele Bertholet, Life Coach
Tap into the power of healing yourself from life’s heartbreak! Adele is a Gifted Healer, Life Coach and Spiritual Teacher, specializing in transmuting old energies and patterns with her clients. Adele’s work is filled with deep compassion, stunning clarity and brilliant hard earned wisdom. She holds a safe and powerful space for all those that she is graced to serve. If you are ready for real change and want to be in the presence of a powerful yet humble and authentic being who has your best interests at heart, then being with Adele is the right choice for you. Preregister @ Butler Public Library, 1 Ace Road, (Behind the Municipal Building), on the web at: www.butlerlibrary.org or by phone: 973-838-3262. This class is free of charge. Join us to learn 3 magical tools to freedom, love and how to live an empowered life!


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.


Eat Well, Be Happy
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Presented by Danielle Colombo, RD Registered Dietitian at ShopRite of Lincoln Park.
Is losing weight on your radar? Well ShopRite of Lincoln Park is here to help! ShopRite’s in-store Registered Dietitian, Danielle Colombo, will be hosting a weight management class. Come learn about portion control, importance of breakfast, eating healthy on the go, label reading, and cooking for weight loss. Sampling and recipes will be included! This program is free of charge. Please call or visit the Butler Library at 973-838-3262, to reserve your seat.


Author Book Signing
Ruining a Nation and Nobody Cares By Lee McNulty
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
As part of its local author series, the Butler Library invites you to meet with Lee McNulty, long-time teacher at Paterson’s John F. Kennedy High School. Lee will talk about his book, Ruining a Nation and Nobody Cares, a chronicle in diary form of his 3 decades experience in the Paterson school system and his efforts to get attention to terrible student behavior and unforgivable administrative 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.


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:
Tuesdays: Paul, our volunteer, is here to help you!
1:00 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.