The Isabelle & Sol Hermalyn Lecture Series
(Fridays, 10:00 a.m., Library Auditorium)
The Isabelle & Sol Hermalyn Lecture Series holds meetings September through June. The meetings are attuned to the senior citizen with an intellectual bent. Admission is free.
Meetings start at 10 am with a thirty minute cake and coffee socializing session. This is followed by prominent lecturers 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.
|Sept. 5||"Spencer Tracy" / Greg Moran of the Traveling Stage Company / theatrical|
|Sept. 12||"Niagara" / Kevin Woyce / slide-talk / illustrated tour of the Niagara River|
|Sept. 19||"A Touch of Sinatra" / Joe Gilligan and Donnie Ferraro / a musical show about the life and music of Frank Sinatra|
|Sept. 26||"The History of Stained Glass from the Middle Ages through the Present" / Donald Samick, owner and president of The J&R Lamb Studios / power point presentation|
|Oct. 3||"The Army's 200 Year Old Cover-Up: The Mysterious Death of Revolutionary War Brigadier General Enoch Poor" / Dick Burnon / lecture|
|Oct. 10||No meeting. Columbus Day Weekend.|
|Oct. 17||"Millionaire's Row on the Palisades: A Glimpse of the Gilded Edge" / Eric Nelsen of the Palisades Interstate Park Commission / slide-talk|
|Oct. 24||"Knight Life" / An Armchair Art Tour with Dr. Michael Norris, former Museum Educator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art / slide-lecture|
|Oct. 31||"Ghosthunting in New Jersey and New York City / L'aura Hladik / New Jersey Ghost Hunters Society / illustrated lecture|
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
|Wed., Aug. 27, Sept. 3,10, 17, 24||6:00 PM - 7:00PM|
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
|Aug. 25||What I Loved||By Siri Hustvedt|
|Sept. 22||To the End of the Land||By David Grossman|
|Oct. 27||The Yellow Birds||By Kevin Powers|
|Nov. 17||Hotel du Lac||By Anita Brookner|
|Dec. 15||Old Filth||By Jan Gardem|
|Jan. 26||Nemesis||By Philip Roth|
"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. 19||All Beethoven concert in memory of Eleanor Schiller / Allan Schiller, violin & Jacqueline Schiller Audi, piano|
|Nov. 16||"While You're Away: Love Songs of World War II" / Diane Cypkin|
|Dec. 17||"A Touch of Inspiration" / Three Cello Ensemble - Elizabeth Kalfayan, Barry Kornhauser & Bryan Wilson|
|Jan. 11||Karkowska Sisters Duo / Anna Karkowska, violin & Kasha Karkowska, piano|
|Feb. 8||Adelphi Chamber Ensemble|
|Mar. 29||All Seasons Chamber Players|
|Apr. 26||Lecture-In-Song: Rodgers & Hart / Fred Miller|
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.
Tuesday 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.
|Tuesdays||11:00 AM - 12:00 Noon|
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 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. in the Library auditorium. 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.