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.
|March 7||"Women in Art & Women Artists / Newark Museum Speakers Bureau / PowerPoint lecture.|
|March 14||St. Patrick's Day Program|
|March 21||"Celebrating Women" / Penny Colman / slide-lecture (unique photographs & lively commentary drawn from Penny's many road trips in search of women's historic landmarks and sites.)|
|March 28||"Bridge Builder in Petticoats: Emily Warren Roebling and the Brooklyn Bridge" / storyteller Carol Simon Levin with a first person impersonation of Roebling accompanied by a "lantern slide show".|
|April 4||"Do Not Go Gentle..." A Morning with Two Great Wordsmiths: Dylan Thomas & William Shakespeare / Actor David Engel presents selections of their works in reader's theatre style. (Funding for this program was shared by the Teaneck Library and by The Friends of the Teaneck Library)|
|April 11||"A Musical Journey" / visit the origins of Jazz with saxophonist Libby Richman / musical program.|
|April 18||No meeting. Godd Friday.|
|April 25||LOVE: From Jazz to Soul": A love themed show of jazz and soul standards / vocalist Ronda Denet. [Rescheduled from 2/14 (because of snow)].|
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
|Mar. 24||Canada||By Richard Ford|
|Apr. 28||Flight Behavior||By Barbara Kingsolver|
|May 19||The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry||By Rachel Joyce|
|June 23||American Pastoral||By Philip Roth|
|July 28||Sweet Tooth||By Ian McEwan|
"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
|March 23||Lecture-In-Song / Fred Miller|
|April 27||All Seasons Chamber Players|
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.
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.