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The Tale of Peter Rabbit"The Tale of Peter Rabbit"
Poor farmer MacGregor! Some critter has been eating the beans, carrots and lettuce he works so hard to grow in his garden. Today he’s going to catch that little thief, no matter what! And today, little Peter Rabbit has decided to visit that very garden, in spite of his mother’s warning…what will happen if they cross paths?

Enjoy the brisk adventures of this famous bunny in Pink Flamingo Puppet’s version of “The Tale of Peter Rabbit” to be performed at Teaneck Public Library, on Thursday, July 9 at 7:00 PM in the Auditorium.

Movies on a Sunday Afternoon: To Kill a Mockingbird

To Kill a Mockingbird"To Kill a Mockingbird" is as relevant today as it was in 1962.  With the much anticipated release of Harper Lee's "Go Set a Watchman" on July 14, join us for a screening and discussion of "To Kill a Mockingbird" on Sunday, July 12th at 1:30 PM.  Refreshments served prior to screening.  Doors open at 1:15.  Movie will be screened promptly at 1:30.  Children under 12 not admitted without parent or guardian. 

Sponsored by the Teaneck Public Library and the Friends of the TPL. Other dates and selections include:  "Timbuktu" on July 26, "Woman in Gold" on August 9, and "Clouds of sils Maria" on August 23. Admission is free.

Book Discussion: Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Nogozi Adichie

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

Next meeting is on Monday, July 27, 2015, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, The group is reading Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Nogozi Adichie. To register or get a copy of the book, contact the Reference Department of the Library.

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 class will be held on Wednesday, July 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29 of 2015 at 6:00 PM by Sujatha Nair from Art of Living. 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. Participants may attend any or all classes. (read more)

Rodda Center Seniors’ Art Exhibit

The Senior program at the Rodda Community Center will be presenting its fourth annual group art show at the Teaneck Public Library from July 1 through August 25th. 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.  The artists' subject matter ranges from still lives to portraits to landscapes. Both classes are taught by the award winning artist Christine Friedman on Wednesdays throughout the year. (read more)

BCCLS Libraries Open Doors to a World of Possibilities!

Key huntIn 1979, libraries across Bergen County joined together to form a cooperative.  The cornerstone of BCCLS was then and is now resource sharing, enabling residents to use their hometown library cards in other BCCLS libraries-giving them access to over 5.5 million items.

BCCLS has grown.  There are now 77 member libraries with 81 locations in Bergen, Essex, Hudson and Passaic counties.  With over 713,000 cardholders and over 11 million items circulated annually, BCCLS has expanded in a big way.  Cardholders at BCCLS libraries can borrow books, movies, magazines, music, video games, and more.  They can access premium content databases, e-books, digital magazines, streaming audio and video, and downloadable audio books.  Library users of all ages can participate in a wide range of programming.  BCCLS libraries offer more than ever before! (read more)

Library offers FREE Movies, TV shows Music and Audiobooks through Hoopla

HooplaThe Teaneck Public Library is excited to announce the public availability of thousands of movies, television shows, music albums and audio books; all available for mobile and online access. All patrons need is a valid library card, email address and password. Access is free, any time of the day or night. All titles are always available. Up to 8 titles can be borrowed per month. (read more)

For Children & Teens...

Summer Programs for Children and Teens in details.

Summer Reading 2015

Teaneck teens and kids, age 3 and up, are invited to participate in the 2015 Summer Reading Program at the library. The theme for kids is "Every Hero Has a Story" and for teens, grade 7 and up, it is "Unmask".

Participants must be Teaneck residents. Registration begins June 15th in the Children's Department and participants must present a Teaneck library card at registration.


Babytime Storytimes feature stories, songs, fingerplays and play time.
Caregiver participation is a vital part of the program. There is no registration in the summer. Due to space limitations we can not
accommodate groups and older siblings.

Lap Time is for infants not yet walking. It will meet Thursdays at 11 a.m., 7/9-8/13.

Toddler Time, for walkers up to age 2 1/2, will meet on Tuesdays at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m., 7/7-8/11.

Mother Goose Time for 2 1/2 to 3 years old meets on Thursdays at 10 a.m. 7/9-8/13.

Summer Program Flyer for Children
Summer Program Flyer for Teens

Speak Out Teen Book Club