Children’s Programs


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 28 – 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 28: Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul. Titles of future movie presentations will be announced at a later date. Check back frequently.


S.T.E.M. Crazy 8’s Math Club Season 4
When: Mondays: 9/10, 9/17, 9/24, 10/1, 10/29, 11/5, 11/12
Time: 3:30 – 4:15 P.M.
Grades: K – 2
This is a free program for Kindergarten to 2nd grade students who are interested in learning math skills after school. Ms. Arlene, a former teacher will be running the program. This free program is limited to 15 students. Registration is required. Children should try to attend all classes.


S.T.E.M. Chess Club:
Dates: Saturdays: 9/15, 9/22, 10/13, 10/20,
11/3, 11/10, 12/1
Time: 11:00 – 11:45 A.M.
Grades: 3 – 6
Join Ms. Esther and learn how to play Chess. This free program is limited to 14 players.
Registration is required.


Halloween Parade
When: Tuesday, October 30
Time: 1:00 – 2:00 P.M.
Infants to 5 yrs.
Dress in your Halloween costumes and join us in the Children’s Room in the Library. When everyone is assembled we will walk over to the Senior Housing complex next door to visit with the residents. This free program is limited to
20 participants. Registration is required.


STEM: Marble Racing
When: Sat. Nov. 17: Time: 11:00 – 12:00 P.M.
When: Mon. Nov. 26: Time: 6:00 – 7:00 P.M.
Grades: K – 5
Sign up for either classes, or both classes of marble racing design. This free program is limited to 20 students. Registration is required.


Ukulele Lessons
Monday, November 19, 2018
6:00 pm – 6:45 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.


S.T.E.A.M. Craft: Ceramic Christmas Tree
When: Saturday, December 8
Time: 11:00 – 11:45 A.M.
Grades: K – 5
Join Ms. Lisa and paint a ceramic tree for the holidays. Bring a container to carry home your wet project. This free program is limited to 22 students. Registration is required.


Santa Visits the Library
Date: Thursday,  December 6
Time: 5:50 P.M.
Infant – Grade 4
The Richard Butler School Band Members will begin playing holiday music around 5:50 P.M. until Santa arrives around 6:00 P.M. Parents, bring your camera! Santa will remain in the Court Room to meet the children of Butler until he has to leave for the North Pole. All parents and children should enter through the Library and pick up a number to visit with Santa.


Middle School Book Club
When: The 2nd Thursday of Every Month. Next Meeting is on: Wednesday, October 17, 2018. This date was changed for October only.
Time: 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Grades: Grades 5 – 8
Presented by Heather Till, Volunteer
Pick up a library book one month before the meeting, read it at home and come in to discuss the book with your peers.
Middle School Book Club Selections:

October 17 – The First Rule of Punk By Cecelia C. Perez 

Please email Miss Heather if you will be attending the meeting at: HeatherTill@outlook.com or sign up at the Circulation Desk or by calling 973-838-3262.