Library offers free online DMV practice tests
Teaneck Public Library now offers free online DMV practice tests through Driving-Tests.org, a company dedicated to driver safety and education. The new service includes 11 car practice tests, 6 motorcycle practice tests, 3 CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) practice tests, online driver’s manuals and an FAQ section with detailed answers to 100+ DMV-related questions. All of them are written specifically based on the New Jersey state DMV materials.
Access is free and click here to start.
Brain Fitness - Friday, 2/27, 10:30 AM
The Center for Health Living at Holy Name Medical Center will be offering a program on Friday, February 27, 2015 at 10:30 A.M., as part of the Teaneck Public Library’s Isabelle & Sol Hermalyn Lecture Series. The PowerPoint lecture, titled “Brain Fitness” will be presented by Linda Lohsen, BSN, RN.
Just as we need to exercise our bodies, we also need to exercise our minds to keep them fit. Some research has shown that brain stimulation can help prevent age related cognitive decline and can also improve normally functioning minds. Learn ways to engage all of your senses daily, and have some fun with brain teasers. (read more)
Female Spies: a Living Documentary
“Female Spies: a Living Documentary” will be presented on Friday, March 6, 2015 at 10:30 A.M., as part of the Teaneck Public Library’s Isabelle & Sol Hermalyn Lecture Series.
“Female Spies” is written and performed by Sharon Moran and Mary Ryzuk. Their performance is a ‘living documentary’ that both entertains and educates the audience about the lives of the brave, dedicated and unique women who risked life and limb to help a cause in which they deeply believed. The adventures of these ‘Undercover Angels’ come to life in an unforgettable performance presentation through stories, anecdotes, power point art and dialogue. (read more)
Irish Dancing - Friday, 3/13, 10:30 AM
The Teaneck Public Library Friday Morning Group will host a St. Patrick’s Day program of Irish Dancing on March 13, 2015 at 10:30 A.M., as part of the Teaneck Public Library’s Isabelle & Sol Hermalyn Lecture Series. Students of the McLoughlin School of Irish Dance will present a selection of traditional dances including the reel, the jig and the hornpipe.
Patsy Early-McLoughlin, TCRG & ADCRG in New York has been teaching dance for over 40 years. She started her own school in 1968 and has since expanded to locations in Allendale, Bergenfield, Fair Lawn and Wanaque in New Jersey and Cornwall in New York. Karen Conway, TCRG will introduce the dancers and provide the music. Students of the McLoughlin School have traveled extensively in the United States and Canada, winning many championship titles. (read more)
Book Discussion: The Double Bind by Chris Bohjalian - Monday, 3/23,10:00 AM
The library hosts book discussion group each month, with books chosen in advance by the participants. New members welcome.
Next meeting is on Monday, March 23, 2015, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, The group is reading The Double Bind by Chris Bohjalian. To register or get a copy of the book, contact the Reference Department of the Library.
Think Spring - Annual Book Sale and Gala
It's never to early to think about the Friends annual Book Sale scheduled for Saturday, May 16, through Tuesday, May 19. Don't forget, there are members-only preview sales on Thursday evening, May 14, and Friday morning, May 15. Save your gently used books for donation: collection will take place Monday, May 4 through Sunday, May 10.
Before all that, the Friends of the Library will host the Friends Annual Gala on Saunday, May 3, at 3:00 PM. Mark your calendars now and watch for the announcement of this year's performers.
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 Mondays, Feb. 23rd, of 2015 from 6 PM to 7 PM 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)
Artwork from the Teaneck High School Art Classes on Display in February
During the month of February, the Teaneck Public Library will be presenting artwork from the Teaneck High School Art classes.
The exhibit will include paintings and drawings by juniors and seniors. There are a few vivid watercolor floral to enjoy along with some illustrations that are richly packed with child-like symbolism and visual metaphor. (read more)