Summer Program: Friday Morning Films
Program starts at 10 AM in the auditorium. All are welcome; no registration is necessary.
July 8: "Spotlight" - 2015 Oscar Winner Best Picture. This Academy Award winner chronicles the true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered a decades-long cover-up of child abuse within the local Catholic Archdiocese. Rated R. Runtime: 2 hr. 9 min.
July 15: Joy (2015) - Jennifer Lawrence stars with Bradley Cooper and Robert De Niro as a woman who builds a business dynasty in David O. Russell's wild story about a family across four generations. 2 hours 4 minutes. Rated PG-13
July 22: Phoenix (2015) - Obsession, deception, and secret identities: a Holocaust survivor makes the ultimate sacrifice to be with the husband who may have betrayed her in this Hitchcockian thriller. 1 hour 38 minutes. Rated PG-13
July 29: Zootopia (2016) - Disney presents an action-comedy adventure set in the all-animal city of Zootopia. Determined to prove herself, Officer Judy Hopps jumps at the chance to crack a case, even if it means partnering with fast-talking Nick Wilde to solve the mystery. 1 hour 48 minutes. Rated PG
Teaneck Artist Jim Norman Brings Watercolors to Library in June
Jim Norman, a Teaneck resident and artist, will be displaying many of his large, vibrant watercolors on the walls of the Teaneck Library for the entire month of June.
Norman is best known for his representational paintings of natural scenes, with atmospheric depiction of clouds, water, rocks and trees. Visitors to this show, however, will see some new work that has led some people to remark that the artist seems to have gone off into a more abstract form of expression. (read more)
Chair Yoga and Meditation Class
The Teaneck Public Library’s Friends of Library in conjunction with the Art of Living Foundation will host a “FREE YOGA AND MEDITATION CLASS”. The classes will be held at the Library's Auditorium on Wednesdays 6pm to 7pm, in June of 2016, and July 1 at 10:30 AM by Sujatha Nair from Art of Living. Participants may attend any or all classes. (read more)
Book Discussion: The Twelve Tribes of Hattie by Ayana Mathis
The library hosts book discussion group each month, with books chosen in advance by the participants. New members welcome.
Next meeting is on Monday, July 25, 2016, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, The group is reading The Twelve Tribes of Hattie by Ayana Matthis. To register or get a copy of the book, contact the Reference Department of the Library.
Summer 2016 programs by Friends of the Teaneck Public Library
Movies on a Summer Sunday Afternoon
Doors opens at 1:00, screening at 1:30, discussion to follow
July 31: Son of Saul - Rated R, Runtime is 1 hour 47 minutes.
Winner of the 2015 Oscar for Best Foreign Language film, a stark and difficult Holocaust-based themed film, by Hungarian filmmaker Laszlo Names
August 7: Oranges and Sunshine - Rated R, Runtime is 1 hour 45 minutes
The true story of a social worker who uncovered one of the most significant social scandals of recent time; the mass deportation of children from UK to Australia.
Music on a Summer Sunday Afternoon
Doors open at 1:30, concert at 2:00
July 24: Sarah Bob
Sarah Bob, Teaneck's own is an active soloist and chamber musician noted for her charismatic performances colorful playing and diverse programming.
August 21: Misuzu Tanaka
Misuzu Tanaka is a pianist of rare poetic sensibility and has studied at Juilliard and earned her Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Michigan.
July Exhibit: Rodda Center Seniors' Oil Painting & Ceramics
The Senior program at the Rodda Community Center will be presenting an Oil Painting Art show and Ceramics Hand Building Art Exhibition at the Teaneck Public Library during the month of July 2016. The works presented are the result of hours of work of a group of very talented and dedicated local artists. The artists' subject matter ranges from still lives to portraits to landscapes. The Oil Painting class is taught by Tina Stonefield- Ishihara throughout the year. She began her formal training at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn and Japan. She has exhibited at the NYC Historical Museum. (read more)
Library to offer at-home access to Financial Ratings Series Online
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)
Library adds WW2 uniforms to local history collection
The reference staff of the Teaneck Public Library has devoted many hours to researching the stories of veterans who served the country in the conflicts of World War I, World War II, Korea, Vietnam, and the Gulf War. Now , thanks to the son and daughter-in-law of a distinguished WWII veteran, there are several uniform jackets on permanent display to serve as a visual introduction to the online materials. (read more)
Library offers FREE Movies, TV shows Music and Audiobooks through Hoopla
The Teaneck Public Library is excited to announce the public availability of thousands of movies, television shows, music albums and audio books; all available for mobile and online access. All patrons need is a valid library card, email address and password. Access is free, any time of the day or night. All titles are always available. Up to 16 titles can be borrowed per month. (read more)