Concert: Dr. Dubious & the Agnostics
Dr. Dubious and the Agnostics will perform a concert at the Teaneck Public Library on Sunday, December 8, 2013, as part of the Music on Sunday Afternoon series sponsored by The Friends of the Teaneck Library.
Doctor Dubious has been performing jazz in the New Orleans and Chicago styles since 1998 in the tri-state area. They have performed at First Nights in Teaneck, Montclair, Maplewood-South Orange and the Morris County Area and for numerous public, corporate and private events. Among the public appearances are MusikFest in Bethlehem, PA; the River Edge and Bergenfield Summer Concert series; Carl Schurz Park in NYC; Summerfest, promoted by Holy Name Hospital in Overpeck Park; New Jersey Jazz Society at Watchung Arts Center; street fairs in Teaneck, Ridgewood, Upper Montclair and Bergenfield; and numerous library concerts in the area. (read more)
Books for Kids Collection Drive
The Teaneck Public Library is holding its annual Books for Kids book donation drive from November 3rd through December 8th. Last year thousands of children with limited access to books from all across New Jersey were given the chance to own a book of their very own through this very important program. Give a child the gift of reading by bringing a new book or books to the library's collection box located in the Youth Services Department. Books for children and teens are needed.
Chair Yoga and Meditation Class
The 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 Monday, from 6 PM to 7 PM, Dec. 9 & 16, 2013 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)
Musical Forgotten Gems
“Musical Forgotten Gems” will be the topic of a presentation by Bill Levy at the Teaneck Public Library on Friday, December 13, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. as part of the Isabelle & Sol Hermalyn lecture series. This program features songs from overlooked and/or overshadowed musicals from Hollywood’s Golden Era. The presentation includes discussions and clips from “Flower Drum Song,” “Brigadoon,” and “Carefree,” among others.
Bill Levy B.A., M.A. is a retired New Jersey special education teacher who has developed a successful second career writing and lecturing to a variety of audiences. He has been publishing his humor columns (“Levy’s Wry”) since 1980 and his movie columns on overlooked/overshadowed vintage films (“Forgotten Gems”) since 1987. (read more)
Book Discussion: Patron Saint of Liars by Ann Patchett
The library hosts book discussion group each month. Next meeting is on Monday, December 16, 2013, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, with books chosen in advance by each group. This month, the group is reading Patron Saint of Liars by Ann Patchett. To register or get a copy of the book, contact the Reference Department of the Library.
"Spirit of the Season" Holiday Show
Jeff and Karen, a unique acoustic duo, will perform a “Spirit of the Season” show of original, traditional and contemporary holiday songs at the Teaneck Public Library on Friday, December 20, 2013 at 10:30 am as part of the Isabelle and Sol Hermalyn lecture series.
New Jersey residents, singer/songwriter Jeff Penque and songstress, Karen Fairweather have joined forces to create a fresh and unique acoustic duo that have been taking NJ coffee houses, wineries, and restaurants by storm. They blend classic folk/rock from the 60s through today - with original tunes - to create a truly memorable musical performance. (read more)
Free Computer Classes at the Teaneck Public Library
The Teaneck Public Library is pleased to offer free computer classes to Teaneck residents who are looking to improve their computer skills. The classes are designed for beginners. Sessions are 30 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. (more)