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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:

  • November 29 – Downton Abbey – A New Era
  • December 20 – Where the Crawdads Sing

 

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, November 11, 2022Minions: The Rise of Gru – Rated PG (2022) 1 hour 27 minutes
          • Friday, December 9, 2022: Frosty & Rudolph – Rated TV-G (1969/1964) 1 hour 20 minutes

 

Chair YogaChair Yoga Classes  (Sorry, classes full)
In-Person at Butler Public Library
Thursdays at 2:00 pm
Nov. 3, 17
Dec. 8, 15, 22
Presented by Taylor Walek, Yoga Instructor
Chair Yoga is a gentle form of yoga that is beneficial to all.  In these classes Taylor will lead you through mindful centering and breathing practices and yoga poses with the aid of a chair.  This practice is a great form of yoga for beginners, those with physical disabilities, balance issues or anyone who has trouble getting down and up off the floor.  Benefits of chair yoga include increased mobility, strength, balance, concentration and relaxation.  Ultimately the goal of this class is to leave feeling good!  Please call the Butler Library at: 973-838-3262, or stop by our Circulation Desk to sign up.

 

Woodrow WIlson ProgramWoodrow Wilson & the Great War
Better Together Program sponsored by Riverdale Library

Wednesday, November 9
7:00 PM
Zoom program and Zoom screening is available at the library
Register for this program (Riverdale Library)
Join us as the American Historical Theatre presents Neill Hartley as he portrays Woodrow Wilson and others in this captivating and exciting one-man show set in the turbulent days leading up to World War I.  This fully staged historical presentation will entertain and educate audiences of all ages.  This program will be offered virtually via ZOOM.  Following the performance, there will be a short informational section about the early life of Woodrow Wilson and the many technological innovations that evolved during the time period. “The world must be made safe for democracy.” Woodrow WIlson 1917. Neill Hartley is a professional actor who has performed with may local and regional theaters and is on the theater faculty of the University of the Arts in Philadelphia.  

 

Ceramic ProgramAdult Craft: Choose Your Own Ceramic to Paint Night
Thursday, November 10, 2022
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Join us for this adult craft and paint a ceramic item at Butler Library.   Possible items available to paint are: penguin, unicorn, dolphin, super hero, robot and some more… All paint supplies will be provided for this program. This free program is limited to 12 adults. Registration is required, please call the Butler Library at 973-838-3262, to sign up.

 

English Language Conversational Skills Program 
Begins:  Wednesday, November 16, 2022
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
English Conversation Class for non-native speakers. This class will concentrate on proper grammatical use in conversation along with the continuation of understanding idioms and their use in everyday English. Some English communication skills are strongly recommended.
Please call the Butler Library at: 973-838-3262 to sign up.

 

Rhonda Denet Program

From Jazz to Soul:  Rhonda Denet & the Silver Fox Trio
Better Together Program sponsored by Kinnelon Library
Sunday, December 11, 2022
2:00 pm
Come to the Kinnelon Library and hear the soulful sounds of Rhonda Denet and the Silver Fox Trio.  They’ll be playing songs from the 20s through the 70s-a special edition compiled with jazz and soul arrangements of seasonal and holiday favorites.  There are songs that touch on giving thanks, enjoying the winter weather, and celebrating all this joyous season brings.  For more information or to sign up for this program, call 973-838-1321 of visit www.kinnelonlibrary.org.  

 

Mozart ProgramFive Minute Mozart © Presents:
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – “The Man Behind The Music”
Adult Library Zoom Program
Brought to you by Butler Public Library and Rockaway Borough Public Library
On: Thursday, January 26, 2023
From: 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Presented by: Dan Lupo, Pianist/Presenter
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was the reigning god of classical music in Vienna during the mid-to-late 1700s.  His life has been analyzed in books and even films, but little is known of the circumstances surrounding his untimely death.  Take a glimpse into the world of one of music’s biggest heroes as we appreciate his genius and attempt to untangle the mystery.   This program consists of spoken lecture as well as live piano performance and is virtual, on Zoom.
Register in advance for this meeting:    https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEscOuvrDIjHdI5Dpp16D_Fou6Zw2SkL8bj
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

 

Container GardeningContainer Vegetable Gardening Workshop on Zoom
Tuesday, March 28, 2023
From: 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Presented by Rutgers Master Gardener: Linda Zenkert
Brought to you by Butler Public Library, virtually on Zoom
You don’t have to have a large sunny yard to have a vegetable garden. You can enjoy fresh vegetables grown in containers on your porch, patio, or balcony. Learn how to plant and grow a variety of vegetables from seed or transplant. The discussion will also include information on succession planting, as well as solutions to common pest and disease problems seen in home gardens.Register in advance for this meeting:

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUqcO-gpzwtG9HMk3o15oD7l2u7ZkME0hYE
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.