Coffee CupThe Isabelle & Sol Hermalyn Lecture Series
(Fridays, 10:00 a.m., Library Auditorium)

The Isabelle & Sol Hermalyn Lecture Series holds meetings September through June. Admission is free.

Meetings start at 10 am with a thirty minute cake and coffee socializing session. This is followed by prominent lecturers or films in the fields of art, music, science, literature, history, and travel addressing the group.  Meetings are open to all; no registration is necessary (except for trips).

To find out the topics of each meeting, please check our Program Schedule.  

Program Schedule
Sept. 11 "American Education: The history of our American Schools" with Professor James Kane
Sept. 18 "Morocco: a photographic essay" by Frederick Dammont
Sept. 25 Iris: a documentary film about fashion icon Iris Apfel from legendary documentary filmmaker Albert Maysles.
Oct. 2 "Going Going Gone: What the Next Generation Won't Remember" / an interactive lecture with Maryanne Mistretta
Oct. 9 No program, Columbus Day weekend.
Oct. 16 "Keep This Toss That" / Jamie Novak /

Join Jamie for a humorous look at the common challenges to getting organized. Be prepared to smile as one or more of these excuses hit home. Aside from a laugh or two, you will walk away with tips on how to clean your closets and make piles of paperwork disappear! Perfect for savers and sentimentalists! Jamie is the author of Keep This Toss That, she has been seen on HGTV and QVC and she most recently served as a home blogger for Martha Stewart’s Whole Living. If you are wondering what to keep, what to toss and how to let it go this workshop is not to be missed!

Movies on a Sunday Afternoon

MoviesMovies Series is sponsored by the Teaneck Public Library and the Friends of the TPL. Movie will be screened promptly at 1:30.  Doors open at 1:15.  Refreshments served prior to screening.  Children under 12 not admitted without parent or guardian. Admission is free. 

Movies on a Sunday Afternoon
  TBD

booksBook Discussion Group

The book discussion group meets on Monday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon in the library.  Books to be discussed are chosen by the group.  If you wish to register for the group or need a copy of the book, contact the Reference Department of the library at 201-837-4171.

Book Discussion Group
Sept. 28 The Sense of an Ending By Julian Barnes
Oct. 26 My Beloved World By Sonia Sotomayor
Nov. 16 Claire of the Sea Light by Edwidge Danticat
Dec. 21 Cain By Jose Saramago

music"Music On A Sunday Afternoon" Concert Series

Concert Series is held from October to April each year at the auditorium of the Teaneck Public Library.  It is sponsored by The Friends of the Teaneck Public Library.  All concerts starts at 3:00 p.m.  Admission is free.

MUSIC ON A SUNDAY AFTERNOON
Oct. 25, 2015 Englewinds
Nov.15, 2015 Zoe Hassman
Dec. 6, 2015 Rufus Reid Trio
Jan. 24, 2016 Alacorde Trio
Feb. 21, 2016 Adelphi Orchestra
Mar. 20, 2016 Fred Miller
Apr. 3, 2016 All Seasons

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 weekly on Wednesday from 6 PM to 7 PM by Sujatha Nair from Art of Living. Participants may attend any or all classes. (More Information)

Chair Yoga and Meditation Class
Wednesdays, August 26, September 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 of 2015 in the Library Auditorium  6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

InternetComputer Trainings

Internet Training:

Half-hour sessions for Teaneck residents on the use of the Internet, including the Web catalog, periodical databases, job searches, email accounts, or mouse exercise, are held in the Reference Room.

tech hourTuesday Tech Hour:

The program is designed to help the public set up their digital devices for reading eBooks or digital magazines. The Library offers eBooks from Overdrive and 3M as well as digital magazines from Zinio. No registration is required. Just show up with your gadgets and your Teaneck Library Card and we will show you how to set them up!

For more information or a special appointment, please contact the Reference Department at 201-837-4171.

Internet Training
Tuesdays 10:00 am
Saturdays 10:00 am
Tech Hour
Tuesdays 11:00 AM - 12:00 Noon

ESLESL One-on-one Tutoring and ESL Conversation Group

One-on-one English-As-A-Second Language (ESL) instruction is available to its residents. Registration is required – any Teaneck residents who are interested in the program should call Cynthia Zimmerly or Tobey Weiss at the library at 201-837-4171.

An ESL (English as a Second Language) Conversation Group is held every Wednesday afternoon from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. in the yellow room on the main floor.  This practice group is open to anyone who would like to improve his or her English skills by actively participating in group conversation led by Literacy Volunteers of America trained tutors.  No pre-registration is necessary, and the group is not limited to Teaneck residents. No meetings in July and August.