Coffee CupThe Isabelle & Sol Hermalyn Lecture Series
(Fridays, 10:30 a.m., Library Auditorium)

Programs run from September through June. Admission is free. Open to all; no registration is necessary.

Doors open at 10 am. Program begins promptly at 10:30 AM. Programs include lecturers or films covering topics in the fields of art, music, science, literature, history, and travel. 

Oct. 14 Friday Morning Documentary: Monkey Kingdom (81 minutes) (Rated G)
Oct. 21 Poetry of World War I / lecture with Alice Twombly
Oct. 28 Hollywood and the Air Force in World War II / slideshow and lecture with Rick Feingold
Nov. 4 Friday Morning Documentary: Jiro Dreams of Sushi (81 minutes) (Rated PG)
Nov. 11 No program. Veterans Day
Nov. 18 Inside Emily Dickinson: Her Poetry and Her Life / performance by Ginger Grace
Nov. 25 No program. Thanksgiving holiday

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
Oct. 24 The Miniaturist By Jessie Burton
Nov. 28 I Refuse By Per Petterson
Dec. 19 Fall On Your Knees By Ann-Marie MacDonald
Jan. 23 A Room Wich A View By E. M. Forster
Feb. 27 The Valley of Amazement By Amy Tan
Mar. 27 This Boy's Life: A Memoir By Tobias Wolff

musicMusic On A Sunday Afternoon

Concert is held at the auditorium of the Teaneck Public Library from October to April.  It is sponsored by The Friends of the Teaneck Public Library.  All concerts starts at 3:00 p.m.  Doors open at 2:30. Admission is free. Refreshments and an opportunity to meet the performers follow the programs.

October 16 Dr. Dubious and The Agnostics, a 6-piece band, makes a return engagement, offering slow blues to fast hot jazz
November 13 Fred Miller presenting his Lecture-in-Song, highlighting the life and work of Johnny Mercer
December 11 Jazz pianist and vocalist, Johnny O'Neal and his Trio. With his unique style, O'Neal will perform a number of Jazz standards from his thousand plus repertoire
January 22 Austrialian pianist, Stephen Whale, will present various works from at least one of the great Austro-German composers, Mozart or Brahms, and two Finnish composers, Heino Kaski and Einojuhani Rautavaara
February 5 Teaneck favorites, Jackie Schillers-Audi, pianist, and Allan Schiller, violinist, will perform a selection of sonatas by Mozart, and Beethoven
March 5 The Adelphi Orchestra will present works for piano and strings by Dvorak and Mozart
April 2 All Seasons Chamber Players. Titled "Rome, Vienna and Beyond", the group will perform music by Rota, Schubert and others, including duets and trios for strings, flute and piano.

Movie on a Sunday Afternoon

Movie is showed at the Library auditorium. It is sponsored by The Friends of the Teaneck Public Library. Movie starts at 2:00 PM. Doors open at 1:30. Admission is free. Refreshments served prior to screening. Children under 17 not admitted without parent or guardian.

October 23 Confirmation - Rating:  NR. Runtime: 2 hours
November 27 Free State of Jones - Rating:  R. Runtime: 139 minutes
December 18 Café Society - Rating: PG-13. Runtime: 85 minutes

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, October 2016 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.

Teaneck Public Library hosts an English-as-a-Second Language (ESL) Conversation Group Friday afternoon from 1:00 to 2PM in the yellow room on the main floor.  The practice group is open to anyone who would like to improve  their English skills by actively participating in group conversation led by a trained tutor.  No pre-registration is necessary.  The Group is open to residents of Teaneck and any other Bergen County town.

The Fall 2016 ESL Group class will run from Sept. 23 to Dec. 2, 2016. Winter/Spring ESL Group class will run Jan.13, 2017 to May 12, 2017.

For additional information or questions, please contact Cynthia Zimmerly at the library, 201-837-4171.  The library is located at 840 Teaneck Road at the corner of Cedar Lane in Teaneck.