Children’s Programs

New Program Added for children
Field Station Dinosaurs

When: June 20
Time: 4:00 P.M.
Where: Court Room
Ages: Young children to Grade 4.

The Dinosaur Troubadour from Field Station: Dinosaurs loves nothing more than sharing his knowledge of dinosaurs through song with children who are as interested in dinosaurs as he is. The Dinosaur Troubadour will be coming to the Butler Library for a story-time, sing-along, and a dance party. Joining him will be an unbelievably life-like roaring, breathing, 15-foot juvenile T-Rex. It will be an interactive, entertaining and surprising Paleozoic adventure so bring our camera for a photo opportunity. Call or stop by the Butler Library to register.

Family Movie Night
Now Showing, The Son of Bigfoot (Pg)
Friday, May 4, 2018
7:00 pm – 8:30 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 room for your family. Parents must stay with children under age 10.  Call 973-838-3262, to reserve your seat.
Future Movie Dates: June 29 (Peter Rabbit) July 13, (TBA) August 3, September 28, October 12, November 9, December 7.  Titles of future movie presentations will be announced at a later date. Check back frequently.

S.T.E.M. Snap Circuits
When: Saturday: April 7, April 21, May 19, June 2, June 16, and June 30
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.

Spring STEM: Coding Club
April 16, 23, 30, May 7, 14, 21,

Time: 6:30 – 6:45 P.M.
Gr.  3  – 5
Join Ms. Arlene and learn computer coding skills. This club is limited to 12 students who must have c3mputer and mouse skills and are able to follow directions in order to code.

Registration is required. Please fill out the Internet permission slip when you sign up for this class.

S.T.E.M:  Paint Your own Stepping Stone
When: Saturday, June  9
Time:  11:00 – 12:00
Grades: 3 – 6
Join Ms. Lisa and paint a stepping stone.  After painting, take home your stone and bake it in an oven to complete the process so the paint is weather resistant and can go outside  Bring a container to take home your wet project.  This free program is limited to 18 participants. Registration is required.

S.T.E.M. Marble Racing
When: Monday June 11
Time: 3:30 – 4:30 P.M.
Grades:  K – 5
Join the next generation of marble maze racers using QBA marble maze construction sets. This free program is limited to 16 students who will work with a team to create mazes. Registration is required.

Father’s Day Project
Thursday, June 14

Time: 6:00 – 6:45 P.M.
Grades: K – 5
Join Ms. Lisa and create a Father’s Day project.  This free program is limited to 20

students.  Registration is required.

S.T.E.M.  HUE STOP Animation
When:  Monday, June 18
Time:  5:00 – 5:45 P.M.
1 – 5

Have fun learning to animate then view and share your project on our You Tube Channel (Butler Library Website). This free program is limited to 10 participants. Registration is required.

S.T.E.M. Crazy 8’s Math Club
Mondays: 4/9, 4/16, 4/23, 4/30, 5/7,

            5/14, 5/21
Time: 3:30 – 4:30 P.M.
Grades: K – 2
This program is sponsored by Bedtime Math and is a 7 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.M. Foil  Engineering Challenge
Monday, June 25

Time: 5:00 – 5:45 P.M.
K – 5
Participate in an engineering challenge.
Directions will be given out on the day of the program so no one has an advantage. This free program is limited to 20 students.  Registration is required.

S.T.E.A.M.  Rock Turtles
Saturday, May 5

Time: 11:00 – 11:45 P.M.
Grades: K – 3
Paint a turtle shell to make a pet rock. This free program is limited to 20 students. 
Registration is required.

Mother’s Day Project
Saturday, May 12

Time: 11:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.
Grades: K – 5
Join Ms. Lisa and create a Mother’s Day gift. This free program is limited to 22

students. Registration is required.