Adult Programs

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.


 

Victory Garden Workshop on Zoom
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 6:30 PM
Presented by Anthony Bracco, Owner of Bracco Farms in nearby Pine Island, NY
Due to the current overwhelming public interest in backyard gardens we are now offering this workshop to mostly focus on the Victory Garden model, which was so successful during both world wars.  ZOOM Link and More>>>

 


Sex with Presidents
Programs for Partner Libraries:  All are welcome to attend.
Tuesday, April 20 at 7 pm 
Join historian and author, Eleanor Herman, for a fascinating peek into the private, often scandalous, lives of the nation’s presidents. Based on Ms. Herman’s popular book, her presentation focuses on the long history of love and lust in the White House.  “Packed with colorful character sketches and bawdy puns, this ribald and richly detailed history entertains.”  – Publisher’s Weekly. All are welcome. To register, click here.

 



Gardens with Buzz
Programs for Partner Libraries:  All are welcome to attend.
Wednesday, April 28 at  6pm
Join ecologist, blogger, and photographer, Mary Anne Borge, as she discusses the inter-connected web of plants and pollinators.  Learn about some of the best plants to provide food and shelter for birds, bees, and butterflies.  

To learn more, visit Ms. Borge’s website for information and inspiration.  All are welcome.  To register, sign up here.

 



Rutgers Master Gardeners Virtual Program

ABC’s of Lawn Renovation, on Zoom
Tuesday, May 4, 2021
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Presented by Master Gardener: Brian Monaghan
Not happy with your lawn? If at least half of your lawn is in good condition, why not renovate the rest for the picture-perfect turf you desire. Learn the how, when and why plus the correct method of lawn renovation. The selection of the right grass seed for your specific needs and soil conditions plus other lawn care tips will be discussed. Rutgers Fact sheets and other handouts will be provided.

Register in advance for this meeting.  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Or visit the Butler Public Library website on the Adult Programs page for the Zoom Registration Link: www.butlerlibrary.org.

 



Rutgers Master Gardeners Virtual Program
Gardening with Perennials – Plants with Dividends, on Zoom
Tuesday, June 8, 2021
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Presented by Master Gardener: Gail Di Domenico
Enjoy your garden more by learning all about perennials. Where and how to use them, selecting plants for every season, adding color, texture, year-round interest, fragrance and pollinator friendly plants. You will also learn how and when to plant, when & how to divide and make new plants (those are the dividends), how to deadhead, pinch back and increase flower production and bloom time. Possible insect and disease problems and how to deal with them will be discussed. Detailed handouts will be included.

Register in advance for this meeting.  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.  Or visit the Butler Public Library website on the Adult Programs page for the Zoom Registration Link: www.butlerlibrary.org.

 


DumpsterPossessed by Possessions – Decluttering Workshop on Zoom
Wednesday, July 21, 2021
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Presented by Linda Anders, Professional Organizer
This program was inspired by the popular book The Gentle Art of Swedish Death Cleaning. This new program is geared to help homeowners to declutter now so their kids won’t be overwhelmed later and need a dumpster to clean out their parents’ house! Learn what to do with photographs, letters, books, kids’ memorabilia, and furniture are just some of the topics that will be addressed by Professional Organizer Linda Anders.  Linda Anders, Professional Organizer and the owner of COC Enterprises LLC, is a member of NAPO- National Association of Productivity and Organizing Professionals for over 20 years and a member of The Golden Circle. 

Registration is required for this FREE program.  Register Here.  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. 

Linda can be contacted at 973-838-8298 or Linda@cocenterprisesllc.com. Visit Linda’s website www.LindaAnders.com for any updates on this informative program.

Visit the Adult Programs page on the Butler Library website for the Registration Link:  www.butlerlibrary.org
This Adult Library Program is sponsored by the Friends of the Butler Public Library.