Teen’s Programming

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Garage Robotics

Congratulations to all Garage Robotics Engineers for completing the Mouse.org course funded by Tri-State Ford. To view pictures of the ceremony held on Tuesday, December 13, go to this link.


From Hacker to Licensed HackerGet Your Ham Radio Callsign!
When: Tuesdays, February 7, 2017 – March 28, 2017
Where: Butler Library
Time: 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. (for Middle and High School Students)
Grades: 7 – 10
Presented by Dr. Bob Vosatka, Volunteer
This program is for middle and high school students interested in computers and computing.  Amateur Radio Operators (Hams) were the original hackers.  Learn about electronics, as well as the rules and regulations for using computers to communicate via orbiting satellites or to bounce signals off of the moon!   Please call 973-838-3262 or stop by the Circulation Desk at the Butler Library to sign up.


Green Tech for Teens:
When:  Saturdays, January 21, 2017 – Saturday, April 1, 2017 (Butler Library)
Time: From 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
For Teens in Grades 5 – 10
Build electric generators, DIY batteries, and solar-powered toys and more in order to better navigate the science behind eco-friendly technology.  Measure the electricity usage of technology at the Library or at another Butler facility and make recommendations on ways your site can decrease its carbon footprint. Please call 973-838-3262 or stop by the Circulation Desk at the Butler Library to sign up.


Maker’s Day
When: Saturday, March 25, 2017
Time: 10:00 – 2:00 p.m.

New Jersey Maker’s Day: Saturday, March 25.
3d Printing Demonstration:  Drop In
10:00 A.M.- 2:30 P.M. (Circulation Desk area)

Ceramic Class: 10:30 A.M.-11:15 A.M (Children’s Room) Grades K – 8 (15 total) Please call 973-838-3262 or stop by the Circulation Desk at the Butler Library to sign up.

Snap Circuits Station: 10:30 -11:00 A.M. (Large Print Room) Grades K – 8 (15 total) Please call 973-838-3262 or stop by the Circulation Desk at the Butler Library to sign up.

Soldering Class: 12:30 – 1:00 P.M. (Children’s Room) Grades 7 – 10 (10 total) Please call 973-838-3262 or stop by the Circulation Desk at the Butler Library to sign up.

Creation Station: 12:00 – 12:30 P.M. (Large Print Room)  Grades K – 8 (15 total) Please call 973-838-3262 or stop by the Circulation Desk at the Butler Library to sign up.

Lego Card Station: 1:00 – 1:30 P.M.  (Large Print Room)  Grades K – 8 (12 total) Please call 973-838-3262 or stop by the Circulation Desk at the Butler Library to sign up.


Volunteer at the Library: Community Service Hours: call 973-838-3262 for more information.
Children’s Services Volunteer Form: (At the Circulation Desk) Fill in both sides completely, and bring directly to Ms. Lisa or Ms. Arlene on Mondays, Tuesdays, or Thursdays.  If there is a volunteer opportunity in the Library we will call you.  Thank you so much for thinking of the Butler Library.

We welcome student volunteers for the Summer Reading Program. Contact Ms. Arlene in April through June each year for this opportunity.