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Movie AfternoonFamily 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, December 29, 2023: Paw Patrol: The Mighty Movie DVD (2023) PG 1 hour 28 minutes


Movie AfternoonTuesday Afternoon Movies
On the last Tuesday of every month at 2:00 pm
In the Children’s Room at the Butler 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 the Butler Public Library. All movies are appropriate for adult viewing. Please call the Butler Library at: 973-838-3262.

Movies Dates:

        • November 28: About My Father (2023)
        • December 19: A Christmas Story Christmas (2022)


Drum CircleThe Community Drum Circle Returns to the Butler Library
We are pleased to announce that Life Center Stage is returning to the Butler Library to once again host a community drum circle.  The program will be held weekly.
Wednesdays:  Nov. 1, Nov. 8, Nov. 15, Nov. 29 – there will be no class on Nov. 22 
Time:  6:30 – 7:30 PM
You do not need to be able to attend all sessions to participate. This is an event for the entire family. Call the Library (973-838-3262 to register).   This is an event for the entire family.  Contact Luis Rodriguez at if you have any questions.


How to do Your Genealogy WorkshopHow to do Your Genealogy Workshop
In-Person at Butler Public Library
Tuesday, November 28, 2023
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Presented by James Lewis, Librarian and Department Head of the Caroline Rose Foster
North Jersey History and Genealogy Center at the Morristown and Morris Township Library
In this workshop, James will teach you how to do your genealogy.  James has worked with New Jersey history and genealogy collections for over twenty years.  He enjoyed working at The New Jersey Historical Society and The Charles F. Cummings New Jersey Information Center, Newark Public Library prior to taking his current position.  As an undergraduate history student James enjoyed studying international history and has grown to have a greater appreciation for genealogy and local history.   His maternal great aunt compiled a family history prior to the Internet.  Join us to learn how you can do your genealogy too!  Please call the Butler Public Library at 973-838-3262, or stop by our Circulation Desk to sign up.

Butler Public Library is located at 1 Ace Road, behind the municipal building, on the internet at, or by phone 973-838-3262.


Meditation Program Methods of Well-Being: Ancient and Modern
Better Together: Adult Library Program
Sponsored by Butler Library, Kinnelon Library, Pequannock Library and Riverdale Library

With: Gary McCabe
Thursday, November 30 at 7:00 pm
Learn all about ancient and modern mindset, classical Chinese Medicine and adjunctive practices, Acupuncture, Acupressure, Herbology, Qigong, Taijiquan, Feng Shui, and more. We will also discuss practical tips to reduce stress and increase well-being. This event is hybrid, as it will he held in-person at the Pequannock Library with a ZOOM option.  Register at: by clicking on “Events.”


Adult Craft ProgramAdult Holiday Craft: Ceramic Holiday Character Ornaments
Wednesday, December 6, 2023
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Join us for this adult holiday craft and paint a ceramic item at Butler Library. Possible items available to paint are: penguin, snowman, reindeer, polar bear, gingerbread man, Santa. 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.


December 13 Music Program for AdultsHoliday Favorites: “The Most Wonderful Songs of The Year” on Zoom
Wednesday, December 13, 2023
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Presented by Dan Lupo from Five Minute Mozart
Hearing holiday music can instantly fill our minds with the smell of pine, the taste of eggnog, and the warmth of a bright burning fire, but did you know that Jingle Bells was originally meant to be a Thanksgiving song? Discover the story behind some of your holiday favorites while we learn why they truly are the most wonderful songs of the year.

Register in advance for this meeting:

You will receive an email to join the meeting after registering for this workshop on Zoom.