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.
October 30: Book Club
November 27: Won’t You Be My Neighbor
December 18: RBG


Family Movie Night
Now Showing, Wreck It – Ralph (PG)
Friday, October 12
7:00 pm – 9:00 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.
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.


Financial Planning for: Financial Fraud
Wednesday, December 12, 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
PROGRAM CANCELLED until there are more individuals interested in attending.
Location: Butler Public Library

When: October 3 – November 21 (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.

Gemstones and Crystals Workshop
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Presented by Sandi Liss, Owner of SoulJourney Metaphysical Store
Want to learn more about gemstones and their metaphysical meanings? Join Sandi Liss, owner of SoulJourney, NJ’s longest, continually operating metaphysical store to explore stones, their meanings, and how to use them. If you have stones and you’re not sure what they are, bring them along and we’ll look them up. This program is free of charge. Please call or visit the Butler Library.


Parent/Teen Program FAFSA Workshop
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Presented by Shanna Lehmann Wolf and Karen Kuiphoff,
Financial Services Representatives, 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 and your student. This program is free of charge. Please call or visit the Butler Library.


Selling on EBAY
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Presented by Rick Feingold
Education Specialist trained by EBAY, Operates an EBAY store and is an EBAY PowerSeller
Millions of people earn a part-time or full-time income on EBAY and you could, too. Learn from an EBAY PowerSeller how to sell successfully–from start to finish. Topics include: How EBAY works, safe trading, registering on EBAY, selecting items to sell, learning the value of your items, pricing your merchandise, writing a description, photos, using a PayPal account to process payments, shipping your goods, EBAY and PayPal fees, collecting payment, delivery confirmation, handling feedback, and more.

This program is free of charge, but limited to 30 people. Please call or visit the Butler Library at 973-838-3262, to reserve your seat.


Ukulele Lessons
Monday, November 19, 2018
7:00 pm – 7:45 pm
Presented by Architekt
Led by instructors from Architekt Music, this is an introductory course to all things ukulele. Learn the basic chord progressions, tuning, and strumming techniques to get you started with music! This program is free of charge, but limited to 10 participants. Please call or visit the Butler Library.


Ballroom Dancing
Salsa for Singles Classes
3 Week Session
Wednesdays: November 28, December 5 and December 19, 2018
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Presented by Julie Castaneda,
Professional Ballroom Dancer
This 3 week session costs $60.00, due in cash by Wednesday, November 28, 2018, and is non-refundable. Limited to 8 participants. Please call or visit the Butler Library at 973-838-3262, to reserve your spot on the dance floor.


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.