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Gallery Display: Chuck Stewart

During the month of August 2017, the Teaneck Library is exhibiting the work of the late photographer, Chuck Stewart.

The Teaneck resident had a long, successful career, photographing musicians for his record company clients. Mr. Stewart took cover photos of artists such jazz and R&B icons as Louis Armstrong, Count Basie, Ray Charles, Miles Davis, Ella Fitzgerald, Charles Mingus,  Sonny Rollins, Sarah Vaughan and Dinah Washington, appearing on more than 2,000 albums and in numerous international publications. (read more)

Book Discussion: The Signature Of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert

the Signature of All ThingsThe library hosts book discussion group each month, with books chosen in advance by the participants. New members welcome.

Next meeting is on Monday, August 28, 2017, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, The group is reading The Signature Of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert. To register or get a copy of the book, contact the Reference Department of the Library.

Chair Yoga and Meditation Class

YohaThe Teaneck Public Library’s Friends of Library in conjunction with the Art of Living Foundation will host “FREE YOGA AND MEDITATION CLASS”.  The classes will be held at the Library's Auditorium on Wednesdays 6pm to 7pm, August 2017 by Sujatha Nair from Art of Living. (read more)

Check Out a Mobile (Wi-Fi) Hotspot from the Library

And access the Internet from anywhere...

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The Library is now lending out mobile (Wi-Fi) hotspots!

A mobile hotspot device enables users to connect to the Internet using a small box with a cell phone data plan that they can bring with them wherever they go. Similar to a data plan for a cell phone, as long as the device can connect to the cell tower, users can access the Internet.

These are great for our patrons (who are Teaneck residents and age 18 and up) who may not have their own internet connection at home or have lost their home connection temporarily (or ran out of data!), and even when traveling.

Hotspots can be taken out for two weeks, without renewal. There are 10 hotspots that can be borrowed.  It is on a first-come, first-served basis. No reservation can be made ahead of time.  Hotspots can be checked out downstairs at the service desk.

Grounds for Sculpture added to Teaneck Library’s popular Museum Pass program

Grounds for SculptureGreat News! Grounds for Sculpture is now part of the Teaneck Library’s popular Museum Pass program. Teaneck library card holders can check out the pass for three days.  The pass allows free admission for 4 people.

“Grounds For Sculpture is situated on the former New Jersey State Fairgrounds and includes three of its major historic buildings, restored for a variety of purposes.” It has “a constantly evolving collection of superb contemporary outdoor sculptures” and “42 magnificently landscaped acres in which to stroll.”
Museum passes can be reserved online at http://www.teaneck.org/services/museum.html

Other passes offered at the Library include Brooklyn Botanical Garden, Children’s Museum of Manhattan, The Frick Collection, Guggenheim Museum, Imagine That, Intrepid, Museum of Modern Art, The Newark Museum, The New-York Historical Society’s museum and The DiMenna Children’s History Museum, and Yogi Berra Museum.

For more information, please contact the Reference Department at 201-837-4171.

Teaneck Library offers Mobile Printing

Teaneck Library now offers a new Mobile Printing service.  Residents can use their personal computer or mobile device to print to the library’s printer from anywhere. Simply submit documents for printing and come to the library to pick up the printouts. Charges are $0.10 per page for black & white and $0.50 per page for color.  All prints are letter size (8.5” x 11”). Print jobs will be held for 24 hours after submission.

To use this service, go to the Teaneck Library’s website: www.teaneck.org and click on the “MobilePrint™ Service” link on the right.

Weekly Local Produce Delivery through Field Goods

Field GoodsTeaneck Public Library is now a pick-up location for Field Goods locally-grown fruits and vegetables every Thursday! Pick up time is between 11:45 AM and 8:30 PM.

FUNDRAISER:  Your $1.00 Contribution to the Friends of theTeaneck Public Library enhances the library's services.

Order deadline for a Thursday delivery is Tuesday at 11:59 pm

Field Goods is a year-round local produce delivery service. Customers receive 5 to 8 different fruit and vegetables (depending on bag size), plus optional add-ons. Bags cost $16 to $32 per week. Everything is purchased from over 80 small farms in the region. All products are non-GMO, and most is organically grown. Your order can be put on hold at any time. It’s flexible!

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To visit the site, SIGN UP and order

  1. Go to Field-Goods.com
  2. Click “Order Now”
  3. Select “Search by Company/Organization” and enter “teaneck” or equivalent
  4. Click the “Click the “Find a Pick-up Site”, select “Friends of the Teaneck Public Library Fundraiser” and follow the prompts.

Library to offer at-home access to Financial Ratings Series Online

Financial Ratings SeriesTeaneck Library card holders now have full home access to Financial Ratings Series Online provided by Weiss Ratings and TheStreet Ratings.

This online database consists of 6 major categories: Banks & Thrifts; Credit Unions; Insurers and HMO’s; Mutual Funds / ETF’s; Stocks; and Medigap. It provides independent information to help the public make INFORMED DECISIONS about their financial planning as well as an individually personalized Medigap Buyer’s Guide. (read more)