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CREATE at The Rutgers University Libraries- New Brunswick

Buttonmaking creativity worksheet

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Learn about RUL Buttonmaking initiative

The Rutgers University Libraries--New Brunswick (RUL-NB) button making initiative began in the Fall of 2016.  Since the start of this project the libraries have created over 25,000 button and button magnets. Button making is used for teaching patrons about the libraries, copyright, finding images, visual literacy, and more. 

If you have questions about button making on the RUL-NB campuses please contact Megan Lotts, or Tara Maharjan,


sign up for the button making list-serv

Fill out the form at the following link:

Printing your templates/images

Your best bet when it come to printing images is to use standard printer paper.  Heavier weight papers can encourage the machine to jam.  It is recommend that if you are using paper other standard printer paper, you test before printing out all your images.

2.25 inch blank button template

Learn about making buttons with the New Brunswick Libraries

Learn more about Take and MAKE buttons

Button making requests for students

Need to make a request to have buttons made?  Please fill out the following LINK.

If you are a Rutgers department or organization and would like buttons have the libraries host a collaborative event please contact Megan Lotts and Tara Maharjan at:

Making a button


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