Children’s Programs


Crazy 8’s Math Club
When: Mondays for 8 weeks Begin Oct. 16
Time: 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Grades: K – 2
This program is sponsored by Bedtime Math and is an 8 week commitment for 12 – 16 children. It is a recreational after–school math club for kids to enjoy math activities. Ms. Arlene, a former Butler teacher will be the head coach. Registration is required.


STEM: Snap Circuits
When: Sat.  Dec. 9
Time: 12:00 – 12:45 P.M.
Grades: 1 – 5
Learn the basics of circuity using Snap Circuit Sound, Green & Electronics’, Illumination and an Arcade. This free program is limited to 12 participants. Registration is necessary.
Drop In Craft
Time: 10:30 – 11:30
Grades: K – 5
Join Ms. Lisa for a fun filled morning of craft projects. Just come in, and complete a craft. Choose from a variety of crafts. No registration necessary.


Early Literacy Program (Reference Room)
When: Moved to December 2
For: Parents of PreK children
Presenter: Allison Noble
When: Saturday, Dec. 2
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 P.M.
Join us for an informative Early Literacy program for parents of Pre-K children held in the reference room of the Library. Topics addressed: Fostering literacy, literacy projects to do at home, and resources available at the Library. Parents may bring their children and will be cared for in the Children’s Room with Ms. Lisa or Ms. Arlene. This free program is limited to 20 participants. Registration is required.


Santa Visits the Library
Date: Thursday, Dec. 7
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. No registration.


S.T.E.M. Snap Circuits
When: Saturday: January 6
Time: 11:00 – 11:45 A.M.
Grades: 1 – 5
Learn the basics of circuitry using snap circuits sound, green living electronics, illumination, and an arcade. This free program is limited to 15 participants. Registration is required.


S.T.E.A.M: Zentangle Art Class
When: Monday, January 8
Time: 3:30 – 4:15 P.M.
Grades: 3 – 6
Join Ms. Arlene and learn Zentangle Art. This free class is limited to 15 students. Registration is required.


S.T.E.M HUE STOP Animation
When: Monday, January 8
Time: 5:00 – 5:45 P.M.
Grades: 1 – 5
Have fun learning to animate. Then view your project on our You Tube Channel (Butler Library Website). This free program is limited to 6 participants. Registration is required.


Nature: Help Feed the Birds This Winter
When: Saturday January 13
Time: 11:00 – 11:30 A.M.
Grades: K – 2
Join Ms. Lisa and make simple seed bird-feeders to hang from a tree in your back-yard to feed the birds this winter. This free program is limited to 20 participants. Registration is required.


STEM: Slime! Why does it do that?
When: Monday, January 22
Time: 3:30 – 4:30 P.M.
Grades: 4 – 7
Join Mr. Bob and explore topics like monomers & polymers and make slime. This is a science program for students who will study the chemical reaction of school glue with detergents and describe the shapes of molecules formed by the chemical reaction. This free program is limited to 20 students. Registration is required.


Painting Craft: Ceramic Birdhouse
When: Saturday, January 27
Time: 12:30 – 1:15 P.M.
Grades: K – 5
Join Ms. Lisa and paint a ceramic birdhouse. This free program is limited to 22 participants. Registration is required.


NEW!  Coding Club
When:  Mondays: Jan. 29, Feb. 5, Feb. 12, Feb. 26, March 12. March 19, March 26
Time: 6:30 – 7:15 P.M.
Grades:  3 – 5
Learn simple coding with Ms. Arlene on Mondays at 6:30 – 7:15 P.M. This class requires a knowledge of using a computer, typing skills, and an interest and is limited to 12 students at this time.


Crazy 8’s Math Club
When: Mondays: Jan. 29, Feb. 5, 12, 26, & March 12, 19, 26
Time: 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Grades: K – 2
This program is sponsored by Bedtime Math and is an 8 week commitment for 12 – 16 children. It is a recreational after–school math club for kids to enjoy math activities. Ms. Arlene, a former Butler teacher will be the head coach. Registration is required.


S.T.E.A.M. The Lorax
When: Saturday, March 3
Time: 11:00 – 11:45 A.M.
Grades: K – 2
Join Ms. Lisa and turn a flower pot into the Lorax. This free program is limited to 15 participants. Registration is required.


STEM: Maker’s Day: Hour of Code
When: Saturday, March 10
Time: 10:30 – 11:30 A.M.
Grades: 2 – 5
Join Ms. Arlene and learn some coding skills during the Hour of Code Workshop. This class is limited to 12 students who will need to have knowledge of using a computer and mouse and are able to follow directions in order to code. Registration is required.


S.T.E.A.M. Maker’s Day St. Patrick’s Day Hat Decorating
When: Saturday, March 10 (Reference Room)

Time: 12:00 – 12:30 P.M.
Ages 4 – 8 yrs.
Join Ms. Lisa and decorate a hat for St. Patrick’s Day. This free program is limited to 20 participants. Registration is required.


S.T.E.M. Maker’s Day HUE Stop Motion Animation
When: Saturday, March 10
Time: 1:00 – 1:45 P.M.
Grades: 1- 5
Join Ms. Arlene and create an animation using HUE Stop Animation. This free program is limited to 6 participants who will work as a team to create an animation. Registration is required.


STEAM: Painting Ceramic Bunny
When: Saturday, March 17
Time: 12:30. – 1:15 P.M.. Grades: K – 5
Join Ms. Lisa and paint a ceramic birdhouse. This free program is limited to 22 participants. Registration is required.

S.T.E..M. Pipe Cleaner Engineering
When: Monday, April 9
Time: 6:00 – 6:45 P.M.
Grades: K – 5
This creative engineering class is for those students interested in creating a structure out of pipe cleaners. This free program is limited to 15 participants. Registration is required.