Summer 2016 programs by Friends of the Teaneck Public Library
Friday Morning Movies
August 26: Amy (2015)
2016 Academy Award for Best Documentary Animated Feature Film. AMY tells the incredible story of six-time Grammy-winner Amy Winehouse - in her own words. Featuring extensive unseen archive footage and previously unheard tracks, this strikingly modern, moving and vital film shines a light on the world we live in, in a way that very few can. 2 hours 7 minutes. Rated R
September 2: Inside Out (2015)
2016 Academy Award for Best Animited Feature Film. When 11-year-old Riley moves to a new city, her emotions team up to help her through the transition. Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness work together, but when Joy and Sadness get lost, they must journey through unfamiliar places to get back home. 1 hour 34 minutes. Rate PG
Music on a Summer Sunday Afternoon
Doors open at 1:30, concert at 2:00
August 21: Misuzu Tanaka
Misuzu Tanaka is a pianist of rare poetic sensibility and has studied at Juilliard and earned her Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Michigan. (Program and details)
Andrew Weatherly: The Art Beyond a Syndrome
The Teaneck Library will be presenting an exhibit of artwork and poetry by Closter resident, Andrew Weatherly during the month of August 2016. For Weatherly, art is a tool for personal and social growth. His work invites the viewers in for closer inspection. Weatherly, born with Down Syndrome, maintains that artwork is a tool he uses to advocate for people with disabilities.
As a painter, poet and photographer, the artist chooses the medium that offers him the extraordinary avenues for self expression, as well as, the ability to navigate compelling barriers, while sharing his own insight and perspective with the viewers.(read more)
Chair Yoga and Meditation Class
The Teaneck Public Library’s Friends of Library in conjunction with the Art of Living Foundation will host a “FREE YOGA AND MEDITATION CLASS”. The classes will be held at the Library's Auditorium on Wednesdays 6pm to 7pm, in August of 2016, by Sujatha Nair from Art of Living. Participants may attend any or all classes. (read more)
Book Discussion: Bridge of Sighs by Richard Russo
The library hosts book discussion group each month, with books chosen in advance by the participants. New members welcome.
Next meeting is on Monday, August 22, 2016, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, The group is reading Bridge of Sighs by Richard Russo. To register or get a copy of the book, contact the Reference Department of the Library.
Library to offer at-home access to Financial Ratings Series Online
This online database consists of 6 major categories: Banks & Thrifts; Credit Unions; Insurers and HMO’s; Mutual Funds / ETF’s; Stocks; and Medigap. It provides independent information to help the public make INFORMED DECISIONS about their financial planning as well as an individually personalized Medigap Buyer’s Guide. (read more)
Library adds WW2 uniforms to local history collection
The reference staff of the Teaneck Public Library has devoted many hours to researching the stories of veterans who served the country in the conflicts of World War I, World War II, Korea, Vietnam, and the Gulf War. Now , thanks to the son and daughter-in-law of a distinguished WWII veteran, there are several uniform jackets on permanent display to serve as a visual introduction to the online materials. (read more)
Library offers FREE Movies, TV shows Music and Audiobooks through Hoopla
The 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)