Teen’s Programming



Robotic Cars!
Tuesdays: July 17, 24, & 31, 2018
4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Grades: 7, 8, 9, 10
Students can keep the robotic car at the end of class. $10.00 cost to be paid in cash by Tuesday, July 17. Limited to 10 students, no exceptions. Registration required.


Sewable Tech: Sewable Sensors
Wednesdays: Now – August 29, 2018
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Grades: 5 – 8
This Sewable Tech course combines STEM learning with artistic expression and crafting where students learn to embed circuitry directly into fabric, creating soft circuits, fabric switches, and the sewable sensors. This free program is limited to 10 students. Registration is required.


Dorm Cooking
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
At Butler Fire House Kitchen on Carey Ave.
Presented by Carolyn Marrin
For high school and college students, learn how to cook in a dorm or small kitchen setting. Find out how to use a small space with only a microwave, limited space, and limited cooking supplies. For this first session, we will be making French toast with fruit. Bring your own microwave-safe 16oz mug. We will be using eggs. This program is free of charge and limited to 5 participants. Please call or visit the Butler Library at 973-838-3262, to reserve your seat.


Middle School Book Club
The 2nd Thursday of Every Month
May 10: Eleven by Tom Rodgers
June 14: Feathers by Jacqueline Woodson
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
For Students in 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.
Please email Miss Heather if you will be attending the meeting at:  HeatherTill@outlook.com

Middle School Book Club
Back to school:
The 2nd Thursday of Every Month
September 13, 2018
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
For Students in 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:
September 13 – A Mango Shaped Space
by Wendy Mass
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.


High School Book Club
The 1st Thursday of Every Month
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
For Students in Grades 9 – 12
April 5: The Kiss of Deception by Mary E. Pearson
May 3: We are the Ants by Shaun David Hutchinson
June 7: Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell
Presented by Donna Morello, 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.
Please email Ms. Morello if you will be attending the meeting at: MsMorello@aol.com or sign up at the Circulation Desk or by calling 973-838-3262.

Testing & Education Reference Center
TERC  Important Information
Access to Testing & Education Reference Center is available within the library and remote access is permitted to patrons of the subscribing library with their login credentials. Such remote access is limited to non-commercial purposes. Remote access from a non-subscribing location or institution is not permitted. If your institution subscribes to Testing & Education Reference Center, you may be able to access the product by entering your credentials.


Volunteer at the Library: Community Service Hours: call 973-838-3262 for more information.
Children’s Services Volunteer Application: (PDF) 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.