Library News

Summer Reading Party Finale - Thursday, 8/21/2014

Kids, celebrate all your summer reading success at our finale party. You must have logged at least 5 books/150 pages to participate. Reading logs handed at out at 6:15 p.m. and the party doors open at 6:30 p.m. Your reading log is your ticket in. We'll be handing out prizes so as you pick up your log enter one of the raffles. No raffle tickets handed out after 6:40 p.m. Due to space limitations only one caregiver per family may attend.

The last day to add books to the reading logs is Monday, August 18.

Rodda Center Seniors’ Art Exhibit

The Senior program at the Rodda Community Center will be presenting its third annual group art show at the Teaneck Public Library from July 1 through August 27. The works presented are the result of hours of participation in two of the Senior Center's most popular programs: the drawing class and the watercolor class.  Both classes are taught by the award winning artist Christine Friedman on Wednesdays throughout the year. (read more)

Chair Yoga and Meditation Class

YogaThe Teaneck Public Library’s Friends Group in conjunction with the Art of Living Foundation will host a “Yoga and Meditation class”. The classes will be held on Wednesday, from 6 PM to 7 PM, August 13, 20 and 27, 2014 by Sujatha Nair from Art of Living. Participants may attend any or all classes.

The public is invited to attend this free program to be held in the library auditorium. The library is located at 840 Teaneck Road, at the corner of Cedar Lane and Teaneck Road. (read more)

bookBook Discussion: What I Loved by Siri Hustvedt

The library hosts book discussion group each month. Next meeting is on Monday, August 25, 2014, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, with books chosen in advance by each group. This month, the group is reading What I Loved by Siri Hustvedt. To register or get a copy of the book, contact the Reference Department of the Library.

Greg Moran of The Traveling Stage Company presents Spencer Tracy - Friday, 9/5, 10:30 AM

Greg Moran of The Traveling Stage Company will present a program on Spencer Tracy at the Teaneck Public Library on September 5, 2014 at 10:30 A.M. as part of the Isabelle & Sol Hermalyn lecture series.

With an acting career spanning almost 4 decades, Spencer Tracy became an American icon of the theatre and film.  Travel back to the 20’s, 30’s, and 40’s and enjoy Greg Moran’s anecdotes about Tracy’s onstage and offstage life.  You will reminisce watching scenes from Tracy’s films and hearing the amusing stories about them and his famous co-stars. (read more)

Zinio Digital Magazines

ZinioStarting 2014, Teaneck Library offers its patrons online access to 100 most popular magazines through Zinio. Sample magazine titles include: American Craft, Bloomberg Businessweek, Cosmopolitan, Digital Photo, The Economist, Esquire, Food Network Magazine, Newsweek, PC Magazine, Reader’s Digest, and more (Full title list). (read more)

Free Computer Classes at the Teaneck Public Library

computer classBasic Internet Class:

The classes are designed for beginners. Sessions are 30 to 45 minutes and take place in the Reference Room. Classes are offered on Tuesdays at 10:00 AM and on Saturdays at 10:00 AM.  Certain topics may require an appointment based on staff availability.

The class includes instructions on mouse skills, Internet search, Library Catalog, email, online job search, etc.

Tech HourTuesday Tech Hour:

The program is designed to help the public set up their digital devices for reading eBooks or digital magazines. The Library offers eBooks from Overdrive and 3M as well as digital magazines from Zinio. Tech Hour is on Tuesday from 11 AM to 12 Noon every week. No registration is required. Just show up with your gadgets and your Teaneck Library Card and we will show you how to set them up!

For more information or a special appointment, please contact the Reference Department at 201-837-4171.

For Children & Teens...

Summer Reading 2014

Teaneck teens and kids, age 3 and up, are invited to participate in the 2014 Summer Reading Program at the library. The theme for kids is "Fizz, Boom, Read" and for teens, grade 7 and up, it is "Spark a Reaction". Participants must be Teaneck residents. Registration runs from June 16th through August 4th in the Children's Department and participants must present a Teaneck library card at registration.

storytimeDrop-in Storytimes

Preschool Storytime
Preschoolers, age 3 and up, are invited to join us for this year round storytime taking place on Wednesdays at 2 p.m.

Saturday Storytime
This family storytime meets year round on Saturdays at 11 a.m. No registration required.

Summer Program for Kids
Summer Program Flyer for Children
Summer Program For Teens
Summer Program Flyer for Teens