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Please Note: All of our Adult Programs are open to those who are at least 18 years of age, unless otherwise noted. Most programs are free of charge and because space is limited for each program, registration is sometimes required.  Please check our website at: www.butlerlibrary.org or social media for updates to our schedule.

 

Movie AfternoonTuesday Afternoon Movies

On the last Tuesday of every month at 2:00 pm
In the Children’s Room at the Butler Public Library
Are you looking for something to do on a Tuesday afternoon?  If so, join us once a month for a Tuesday matinee movie at 2:00 pm shown on our 70” Flat Screen TV at Butler Public Library.  All movies are appropriate for adult viewing.

Please call the Butler Library at: 973-838-3262 to sign up.

Movie Dates: 

May 31: House of Gucci – Rated R (2021) 2 hours 38 minutes
June 28: Ghostbusters: Afterlife – Rated PG-13 (2021) 2 hours 4 minutes
July 26: Belfast – Rated PG-13 (2021) 1 hour 38 minutes
August 30: The Good Liar – Rated R (2019) 1 hour 49 minutes
September 27: Licorice Pizza – Rated R (2021) 2 hours 13 minutes

 

 

Movie Afternoon

Family Movie Nights
One Friday per month at 7:00 pm
Join us once a month for a Family Movie Night, showing Family-Friendly Films on our 70” Flat Screen TV.  
Please call the Butler Library at: 973-838-3262 to sign up.
          • Friday, May 20, 2022Encanto – Rated PG (2021) 1 hour 42 minutes
          • Friday, June 3, 2022The Mitchells vs the Machines – Rated PG (2021) 1 hour 53 minutes
          • Friday, July 15, 2022: Turning Red – Rated PG (2022) 1 hour 40 minutes
          • Friday, August 5, 2022: Sing 2 – Rated PG (2021) 1 hour 50 minutes
          • Friday, September 30, 2022: Annie Live! – Rated PG (2021) 2 hours 7 minutes

 

Free Community Drum Circle & Djembe Lessons
When: March 29,  May 24
Time:  6:30 – 7:30 PM
Call the Butler Library to register:  973-838-3262
“This program is made possible by a generous donation from Robert Corman.”
-This course gets you started with the basics necessary to play and participate in drum circles.  During this course we will give members an overview of the core concepts including:
-Basics on how to hold the drum
-Notes and practice rhythms
-Call and response-Develop listening skills
-Traditional African Rhythms
In addition to learning about these rhythms, this group course will give members a tool to encourage social interaction and reduce stress while having fun. This class will prepare you to participate in community drum circles and strengthen the skill level for those familiar with drumming. This class will culminate in a community event in which all are welcome to attend and participate.

 

Wills and TrustsWills and Trusts Planning Workshop, In-Person
Wednesday, June 8, 2022
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Presented by Bob Bloodgood, Elder Law Attorney
This Workshop will be an Introduction to Wills and Trusts, Power of Attorney and Medicaid In-Person at Butler Public Library.  In most states, if you fail to plan, the state has a plan for your estate and it is usually one nobody likes.  That is why planning is important.  Of great concern to many Americans is that they may end up in a nursing home.  Careful planning can help protect your estate whether for your spouse or for your children.  Learn about Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Medicaid and long-term care issues.  This program is free of charge.  Registration in advance is required by calling the Butler Library at: 973-838-3262, or stop by our Circulation Desk to sign up.

 

Medium ProgramDivine Mediumship + Angel Messages In-Person Event
Thursday, June 30, 2022
From 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Presented by Bergen County NJ Author – RoseMarie Rubinetti Cappiello
Some things we will discuss: What is mediumship? How does it work? Who experiences mediumship? Signs from our loved ones. Dream visits from our loved ones. How to understand grief, the grief process and grieve well. This program is free of charge. Registration in advance is required by calling the Butler Library at: 973-838-3262, or stop by our Circulation Desk to sign up. Butler Public Library is located at 1 Ace Road, Butler, NJ 07405, by phone at 973-838-3262 or online at www.butlerlibrary.org. For more information about RoseMarie, please visit: https://rosemarierubinetticappiello.com/


AARPAARP Safe 
Driving Class
In-Person at Butler Public Library
Wednesday, August 10, 2022
12:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Presented by AARP Volunteers: Ted & Sarita Wilson
Refresh your driving skills with this class. You will learn: Safe driving techniques, proven safety strategies, new traffic laws & rules of the road. Plus there are no tests to pass. Simply sign up and learn. Upon completion you could receive a multi-year discount on your car insurance. For everyone’s safety, we will ask you to sign an AARP SMART driver COVID 19 Registration disclosures/disclaimers form and you must not be having any COVID symptoms to attend the class.

Call: 973-838-3262, to sign up for this in-person classroom course. Cost is $20 for AARP Members, $25 for non-members, on the day of the class, check or cash only. You must bring your NJ Driver’s License with you to class to receive the certificate. This class is open to any driver of any age. A light snack will be provided, feel free to bring what you need. For more information, please visit: www.aarp.org/drive.

Butler Public Library is located at: 1 Ace Road, Butler, NJ 07405, by phone at: 973-838-3262 or online at: www.butlerlibrary.org.