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
Nov. 27 No program. Thankgiving weekend.
Dec. 4 Holiday Program: "Song of the Season" / a multicultural celebration of the winter holidays! Songs for Christmas, Yule, Chanukah, Kwanzaa, New Year's.
Dec. 11 "Women Who Mattered: Funny Ladies of the Stage and Screen" / Video Lecture presented by writer and publicist Richard Burnon
Dec. 18 New York City During World War II / illustrated lecture with NYC tour guide Marty Schneit / New York is the most powerful city on Earth. It is also one of the most vulnerable cities in the world. During World War II New York City was a target for Hitler. More than 800,000 New Yorkers served in the Armed Forces during World War II. Following are some of the topics that Marty will discuss: German American Bund, Queen Elizabeth and Queen Mary Troopships, The Manhattan Project, Stage Door Canteen, Rosie the Riveter, Camp Shanks, the Brooklyn Navy Yard, and the Shinran Statue.
Dec. 25 No program. Library closed for Christmas Day.
Jan. 1 No program. Library closed for New Year's Day

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
Sunday, December 13 "The Lunchbox"

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
Dec. 21 Cain By Jose Saramago
Jan. 25 Benediction By Kent Haruf
Feb. 22 The Interestings By Meg Wolitzer
Mar. 28 Visible City By Tova Mirvis
Apr. 25 An Officer and a Spy by Robert Harris

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.

Nov.15, 2015 A Conversation with Zoe & Her Cello / E. Zoe Hassman Trio
Dec. 6, 2015 Rufus Reid and Friends / Rufus Reid, Roberta Piket, Scott Robinson
Jan. 24, 2016 Alacorde Piano Trio / Jackie Schiller-Audi, Jee Sun Lee, Suji Kim
Feb. 21, 2016 Three String Quartets / Adelphi Chamber Ensemble
Mar. 20, 2016 Lecture-in-Song: Rodgers & Hammerstein / Fred Miller
Apr. 3, 2016 String Fling / All Seasons Chamber Players

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, Dec. 2, 9 & 16 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 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. in the 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.