Young Adults Programming

Teen Imaggine your Story

REGISTER HERE JULY 1, 2020. Summer Reading Program For All Ages Using the online program called ReadSquared we will have a Summer Reading Program to track your reading progress throughout the summer.  The program will run for  six weeks from July 1 through August 15  for Pre-school children ages 0 to 4 years, school age children ages 5 – 12 years, teenagers ages 13 – 17, and adults 18 and older. There will be weekly prizes for children ages 0 to 4 years, 5 – 12 years, one raffle prize for students 13 – 17 years, and one adult raffle prize.  Preschoolers through 12 year olds may pick up a paper passport which will have raffle tickets for the big prizes and a check off for our staff for the small weekly prizes through our curbside delivery. Call 983-838-3262. Registration will be open for all on July 1, 2020.  All questions on the registration must be answered and pertain to your name, address, phone number and basic school information if you are a student.  Once you register, you can begin your weekly reading journey throughout the Summer.

Week 1: July 1 – July 11
Week 2: July 12 – July 18
Week 3: July 19 – July 25
Week 4: July 26 – August 1
Week 5: August 2 – August 8
Week 6: August 9 – August 15

More information will be posted as soon as we have more information about reopening the Butler Library.  Stay tuned to our webpage and our social media posts.

Ms. Esther is back with a class for you!  Design Squad VIA ZOOM
Sundays: July 12, July 19, July 26 and August 2
Time: 5:00 – 6:00 PM
Grades: 5 – 8
Sign Up:  Google Forms  Registration open now.
Zoom Link for the meeting.  When you register Ms. Esther will email you the password to attend.

Kids will also take a peek into the exciting world of engineering and invention. They will be challenged into thinking about how to creatively solve a problem, and learn the design process. This 4 week course will teach kids about the environment as well as the sustainability within the environment. Meetings will be held via Zoom, and all materials needed for projects are common household items.

The Code Initiative – Sign Up & Consent Form
When:  July 13, July 15, July 20, July 22, July 27, July 29, August 3, and August 5.
Time:  1:30 – 3:00
Ages:  Incoming 5th – 8th grade
Do you have an interest in science and technology? Do you wonder what makes your computer run? If so, we have the class for you! Introducing The Code Initiative run by two high school freshmen, Abigail and Rebecca. In this eight-week course, you will learn the basics of programming using the online software, Scratch. Classes will take place on Zoom every Monday and Wednesday 1:30-3:00 PM. All middle schoolers are welcome. Please fill out our form if you are interested.

Teen Book Cloud: The growing collection features over 1,000 titles for teens in grades 7 – 12, including student-favorite Graphic Novels, enhanced e-books with full audio narration and highlighted text, classic literature, National Geographic, and more.

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.

Git Hub Class


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.