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Triumph of Love by Next Stage Ensemble

On Friday, August 7, 2015 at 10:30 A.M. The Teaneck Public Library will present  Triumph of Love performed by The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey’s Next Stage Ensemble summer touring program. 

The Next Stage Ensemble, now in its 23nd year, was created in 1992 as part of The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's Summer Professional Training Program, to foster the work of early-career actors and directors. One of several outreach programs offered by The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, the Next Stage Ensemble brings the thrill of a live performance to audiences of all ages throughout New Jersey each summer, while enabling young performers to gain valuable experience in classical theatre and ensemble work. (read more

Movies on a Sunday Afternoon: "Woman in Gold"

Woman In GoldJoin us for a screening and discussion of "Woman in Gold" on Sunday, August 9th 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. 

Sixty years after fleeing Vienna, Maria Altmann (Helen Mirren), an elderly Jewish woman, attempts to reclaim family possessions that were seized by the Nazis. Among them is a famous portrait of Maria's beloved Aunt Adele: Gustave Klimt's "Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I." With the help of young lawyer Randy Schoeberg (Ryan Reynolds), Maria embarks upon a lengthy legal battle to recover this painting and several others, but it will not be easy, for Austria considers them national treasures. (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 class will be held on Wednesday, August 19 and 26th 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)

Book Discussion: The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy

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

Next meeting is on Monday, August 24, 2015, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, The group is reading The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy. To register or get a copy of the book, contact the Reference Department of the Library.

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)

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)

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 16 titles can be borrowed per month. (read more)

 

For Children & Teens...

Summer Programs for Children and Teens in details.

Puppet Storytimes: "Pirate Bob and His Buried Treasure"

Puppet StorytimesPirate Bob has loads of treasure, and he wants to hide it away. But every time he buries his bag of gold, somebody digs it up! Enjoy the silly mystery of “Pirate Bob and His Buried Treasure” at the Library, Wednesday, August 5 at 7:00 PM in the Auditorium. (read more)

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.

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

1000 Books Before KindergartenChildren’s librarians at libraries in BCCLS, the Bergen County Cooperative Library System (bccls.org), are excited about a new initiative they are launching that will introduce books to children from infancy through kindergarten.  1000 Books Before Kindergarten is a national program with a very simple goal: to create lifetime readers starting at a very early age. (participate)

Storytimes

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