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Songs and Dances You Should Have Seen But Didn't 

On Friday, June 2, at 10:30 a.m.,  we will have "Songs and Dances You Should Have Seen But Didn't", a film series lecture presented by Theo Solomon.

The program is held at the Library auditorium, doors open at 10 am. Program begins promptly at 10:30 AM. the Isabelle & Sol Hermalyn Lecture Series include lecturers or films covering topics in the fields of art, music, science, literature, history, and travel. 

Cookbook clubCookbook Club

Make It Ahead: A Barefoot Contessa CookbookMeeting on June 12, 2017 at 6:30 PM in the Auditorium. The cookbook for this meeting is Make It Ahead: A Barefoot Contessa Cookbook by Ina Garten. Check out a copy at the Circulation Desk. Cook - Share - Enjoy!

Make one regular sized recipe of your choice from the book so that each member gets a taste. Bring your dish ready to eat to the Library Auditorium at 6:30 PM. Please bring a photocopy of the recipe you prepared. Paper goods and beverages will be provided by the Library. The meeting will begin with a group tasting, followed by a discussion of the book.

Please RSVP Lynne Graizel at

PompeiiBook Discussion: H Is For Hawk by Helen MacDonald

The library hosts book discussion group each month, with books chosen in advance by the participants. New members welcome.

Next meeting is on Monday, June 26, 2016, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, The group is reading H Is For Hawk by Helen MacDonald. To register or get a copy of the book, contact the Reference Department of the Library.

Photo Exhibit by Maria Costa

Teaneck artist, Maria Costa will be exhibiting her photographs, taken in Iceland, at the Teaneck Library during May 2017.

Costa's subject is the Icelandic winter landscape, including the vibrant celestial phenomenon known as the Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights. A life-long photographer, Costa's work has been has widely exhibited and published in New Jersey, as well as Shutterbug Magazine. In the pursuit of perfecting her craft, she has participated in several highly regarded workshops. In this exhibit, Costa shares her awe of nature and joy in this art form.

Chair Yoga and Meditation Class

YogaThe Teaneck Public Library’s Friends of Library in conjunction with the Art of Living Foundation will host “FREE YOGA AND MEDITATION CLASS”.  The classes will be held at the Library's Auditorium on Wednesdays 6pm to 7pm, May 3 & May 31, 2017 by Sujatha Nair from Art of Living.

Due to the Annual Book Sale in the Library, the program will be held at the Rodda Center on Wednesday 6-7 PM, May 10, 17 and 24, 2017. (read more)

Teaneck Library offers Mobile Printing

Teaneck Library now offers a new Mobile Printing service.  Residents can use their personal computer or mobile device to print to the library’s printer from anywhere. Simply submit documents for printing and come to the library to pick up the printouts. Charges are $0.10 per page for black & white and $0.50 per page for color.  All prints are letter size (8.5” x 11”). Print jobs will be held for 24 hours after submission.

To use this service, go to the Teaneck Library’s website: and click on the “MobilePrint™ Service” link on the right.

Music On A Summer Sunday

Concert is held at the auditorium of the Teaneck Public Library.  It is sponsored by The Friends of the Teaneck Public Library.  All concerts starts at 2:00 p.m.  Doors open at 1:30. Admission is free. Refreshments and an opportunity to meet the performers follow the programs. All are welcomed to these events.  Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

July 9: Misuzu Tanaka and Maksim Shtrykov, piano and clarinet

Tanaka & ShtrykovMisuzu Tanaka: Hailed by international press as a pianist "who dispatched everything with both dizzying speed and sensitivity" Today’s Zaman (Turkey) and for her “exceptionally high technical level” General-Anzeiger Bonn (Germany), Misuzu Tanaka has established herself as an artist of remarkable individuality with a rare combination of poetic sensitivity and breathtaking virtuosity.

Maksim Shtrykov: Already an acclaimed artist in his native Belarus, clarinetist Maksim Shtrykov [pronounced: sh-TRY-koff] is quickly gaining renown as an artist of remarkable charisma and extraordinary musicianship.

Dr. Fan YangAugust 6: Dr. Fan Yang, piano

Dr. Fan Yang: entered the Shanghai Conservatory at the age of 10 and won 1st prize that same year in the Shanghai Youth Piano Competition. She earned Oberlin’s top awards in performance and mentors up and coming artists.

Movie on a Summer Sunday

Movies are shown at the Library auditorium. It is sponsored by The Friends of the Teaneck Public Library. Movie starts at 2:00 PM. Doors open at 1:30. Discussion to follow. Admission is free. Refreshments served prior to screening. Children under 18 not admitted without parent or guardian.

DukhtarJune 25: Dukhtar

2014. Running Time: 1 hour 33 minutes. Not Rated.
In the mountains of Pakistan, a mother and her ten-year-old daughter flee their home on the eve of the girl's marriage to a tribal leader. A deadly hunt for them begins.

PatersonJuly 23: Paterson

2016. Running Time: 1 hour 55 minutes. Rated R.
Every day, Paterson adheres to a simple routine: he drives his daily route, he writes poetry into a notebook; he stops in a bar and drinks exactly one beer; he goes home to his wife, Laura. By contrast, Laura's world is ever changing. New dreams come to her almost daily. The film quietly observes the triumphs and defeats of daily life, along with the poetry evident in its smallest details.

La RafleAugust 20: La Rafle

2010. Running Time:  2 hours 5 minutes. Not Rated.
Starring Jean Reno and Melanie Laurent, Rose Bosch's La Rafle recounts the true story of the infamous Vel 'D'Hiv Roundup.

Library to offer at-home access to Financial Ratings Series Online

Financial Ratings SeriesTeaneck Library card holders now have full home access to Financial Ratings Series Online provided by Weiss Ratings and TheStreet Ratings.

This online database consists of 6 major categories: Banks & Thrifts; Credit Unions; Insurers and HMO’s; Mutual Funds / ETF’s; Stocks; and Medigap. It provides independent information to help the public make INFORMED DECISIONS about their financial planning as well as an individually personalized Medigap Buyer’s Guide. (read more)