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.

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.
July 25, 2017 – La La Land
August 29, 2017 – 20th Century Women
September 26, 2017 – Norman

Family Movie Night
Now Showing, Smurfs:  The Lost Village
Friday, August 4, 2017
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm 
Butler Public Library will hold a Family Movie Night, now showing, new release film, Smurfs, The Lost VIllage, Rated PG (129 minutes), on Friday, August 4, 2017, from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm.  Come watch the movie on our 70” Flat Screen TV, purchased by The Friends of the Butler Public Library.  Program is open to all ages.  Parents must stay with children under age 10.  Call 973-838-3262, to reserve your seat.
Next Family Movie Night will be on:
Friday, September, 2017
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Movie Title: 

NEW!  Summer English as a Second Language Conversation Classes at the Butler Public Library
: Mondays & Wednesdays throughout July.  Join anytime.
Time:  10:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M.
Where: Held in the Reference Room
The Butler Public Library will be holding English as a Second Language classes during July for adults.  The classes will be held on every Monday and Wednesday from 10:00 A.M. – 1 P.M.  This program is sponsored by a grant from the New Jersey Department of Labor.  The program is free for participants but is limited to 25. Call 1-973-838-3262, or stop by Butler Library to sign up.

What is Life Coaching?
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Time: 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Life coaching is like brainstorming with a cheerleader. Learn how to maximize your efforts while minimizing stress. This free program is limited to 22 participants. Call 1-973-838-3262, to sign up.

A conversation about “How to Become a U.S. Citizen”
When:  Tuesday, August 1, 2017
Time: 2:00 – 4:00 P.M.

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) invites you to join the
conversation! Learn about the naturalization process and what you need to become
a U.S. citizen. This is a free event open to the public. USCIS representatives will
be available to answer your questions. This free program is limited to 25 participants. Call 973-838-3262, or stop by to register. For more information, contact:

NEW! Coming to the Butler Library
Wednesdays, Beginning August 2 – August 30.
6:30 7:30
Class offered to:
Grades 5 and up.
“Improving Your Spanish” Class – for adults and middle and high school students
If you are an adult and a beginner or intermediate level of Spanish, join us on Wednesdays night at 6:30 p.m. in August beginning August 2. An expert Spanish speaker will work with the group on improving Spanish speaking skills! Class starts on Wednesday, August 2 and ends on August 30.

This free program is limited to 12 participants. Call 973-838-3262, or stop by to register. For more information, contact:

Craft Night for Adults:  African Clay Mask Making
Thursday, August 3, 2017
Time: 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Presented by Ivy Omere
This program includes: Clay mask making, Greetings in Nigerian languages, Songs from Ghana, Dances from the Ivory Coast, Learning about African Royal Families, Why Masks were Made and How to make African Decorations. This free program is limited to 24 participants. Call 1-973-838-3262, or stop by to sign up.

Senior Relocating
Tuesday, August 8, 2017
Time: 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Presented by Diane Vezzuto,  
Owner of Caring Transitions
Late life home transition has become a new rite of passage as our society lives “younger longer”. Diane Vezzuto, Owner of Caring Transitions of Rockaway, NJ will offer practical information on downsizing and moving during older adult years.  Join us to gain insight into how to destress your move by planning and what you can expect on moving day. This free program is limited to 30 participants. Call 1-973-838-3262, or stop by to sign up.

Painting Class Fundraiser
Painting with a Purpose for the Friends of the Butler Library
Sunday, August 20, 2017
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
This event will take place at Painting with a Twist – Art Studio 440 Main Road, Montville, NJ. Registration is first come, first served and is limited to 40 people. Go to: to register and pay online in advance. The cost is $40.00 per person to create a painting. A percentage of the cost will benefit the Butler Library.

Hatha Yoga
When: Wednesdays:  September 13, 20, 27 & October 4, 2017
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.

College Planning Seminar with Lakeland Bank and CBRG
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Time: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Lakeland Bank will be here from 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm and will be speaking about setting up a checking account for college students.  College Benefits Research Group will be here from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm for the College Planning Seminar.  High school students and parents should come to this worthwhile seminar.  Topics are: how to choose the best college for your student and your pocketbook, getting into your dream college and 5 questions you must have answered before applying to college.  This free program is limited to 30 seats. Call 1-888-802-2740 or visit to sign up.

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, Resumes September 19, 2017.
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.