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Federal Tax Forms:

The IRS website has a page where you can order forms and instructions to be mailed to you.   Forms and Publications by U.S. Mail lets you fill a shopping cart with the forms and instructions you need--just type 1040 in the search box and you'll see a list of forms relating to 1040 forms to choose from. 

New Jersey Tax Forms

You can order the paper copy by phone or email only. Paper copies of New Jersey Tax forms are not available at public sites such as libraries or post offices.

AARP Tax Aide Program

BCCLS communities that are offering free tax assistance through the AARP Tax Aide program: (see list)

Armchair Art Tours:  Meet George Washington

On Friday, February 19, 2016 at 10:30 AM, The Teaneck Public Library will present the program “Meet George Washington.”   Declared at his death “First in peace, first in war, and first in the hearts of his countrymen,” George Washington was revered during his own lifetime. Through works of art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Brooklyn Museum, the Princeton University Art Museum and the Zimmerli Art Museum of Rutgers, lecturer Mike Morris will reveal how his peers saw him and how his country remembered him.

Mike got his BA in classics from the University of California at San Diego and his MA in classics and Ph.D. in art history at the University of California at Santa Barbara. He spent twenty years at the Cloisters Museum and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and has lectured on trips all over the world. He lives in Teaneck, New Jersey. 

The public is welcome to attend this free program to be held in the library auditorium and to the coffee and socializing session that precedes it at 10:00 A.M.  The library is located at 840 Teaneck Road at the corner of Cedar Lane in Teaneck.

A Touch of Sinatra Presents: Sinatra and His Friends of the 50’s

On Friday, February 12, 2016 at 10:30 AM The Teaneck Public Library will present a musical program featuring “A Touch of Sinatra.”  Join us for a live musical journey back to the 1950’s.  It’s Sinatra’s TV Show with Frank and his special guests.  Let’s reminisce sitting around our 9 inch TV set as we are entertained with humor, stories and of course the songs of Frank Sinatra and his friends of the fabulous 50’s.

The public is welcome to attend this free program to be held in the library auditorium and to the coffee and socializing session that precedes it at 10:00 A.M.  The library is located at 840 Teaneck Road at the corner of Cedar Lane in Teaneck.

Sunday Movie: "The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio

The Prize Winner of Defiance, OhioJoin us for a screening and discussion of "The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio on Sunday, February 14 at 1:30 PM.  Refreshments served prior to screening.  Doors open at 1:15.  Movie will be screened promptly at 1:30. The film is rated PG13 and runs 1 hour 39 minutes. 

The true story of one woman's effort to keep her family afloat under difficult circumstances comes to the screen in this bittersweet comedy drama. Evelyn Ryan (Julianne Moore) was a woman of intelligence, talent, and pluck living in the small town of Defiance, OH, in the 1950s.

Sponsored by the Teaneck Public Library and the Friends of the TPL.
Admission is free.

Book Discussion: The Interestings by Meg Wolitzer

Benediction by Kent HarufThe library hosts book discussion group each month, with books chosen in advance by the participants. New members welcome.

Next meeting is on Monday, Febuary 22, 2016, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, The group is reading The Interestings by Meg Wolitzer. To register or get a copy of the book, contact the Reference Department of the Library.

February Display: "Finding the True Way"

During the month of February 2016, the Teaneck Public library will be displaying artwork by local artist, Ksenija Lea Kostic-Pecaric. The artist describes her recent work of paintings, collages and ceramics as "Finding the True Way." 

For the past two years she has worked on a series done in mixed techniques and collages, which explore Biblical narratives and symbols. These endeavors reflect her life's journey so far as well as her personal spiritual contemplations. She has explored clay as a medium of expression, creating one of a kind vessels. Some are done on the wheel and some just formed by hand. Ksenjia feels there is something magical when a piece of earth can be formed in so many shapes and then used as practical objects or decorative pieces. This medium was used by artisans to create beautiful and meaningful objects of many kinds, build houses and so much more for many thousands of years and it is still used in the same way today. (read more)

Chair Yoga and Meditation Class

YogaThe Teaneck Public Library’s Friends Group in conjunction with the Art of Living Foundation will host a “Yoga and Meditation class”. The class will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 10, 17, 24 of 2016 at 6:00 PM by Sujatha Nair from Art of Living. The public is invited to attend this FREE program to be held in the library auditorium. The library is located at 840 Teaneck Road, at the corner of Cedar Lane and Teaneck Road. Participants may attend any or all classes. (read more)

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)

Teaneck Library and the town's historic red oak tree

Historic Red Oak TreeThe Teaneck Public Library is pleased to announce the installation of a slab of the historic red oak tree that graced the corner of Cedar Lane and Palisade Avenue for some 250 years.  The section of the tree now sits on the main floor of the library courtyard on a stand constructed by Anthony Santella, with an explanatory Plexiglas sign designed and fabricated by Majestic Signs of Teaneck.

The magnificent tree succumbed to disease and was cut down in June 2013 after efforts to preserve it by the Puffin Foundation. The tree stood on a lot that also housed a historic home that dated back to colonial times as well. It was owned by Julius P. Richter from 1921 until at least the 1960s.

Historic Red Oak Tree 2The piece of the tree joins a portrait of the first township clerk, the 1976 bicentennial observance committee sign, the WPA murals in the reference room, a portrait of William Walter Phelps, a bust of Edith Van Buren and other artifacts that make the library a little Smithsonian.   All are on public display.

For more information, contact Michael McCue at or  201-837-4171.

Library offers FREE Movies, TV shows Music and Audiobooks through Hoopla

HooplaThe 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)

For Children & Teens...

Winter 2016 Program Flyer for Children and Teens
Winter 2016 Storytimes Registration

StorytimeRegistration for Winterl Storytimes begins on Monday 1/4. Registration is
in person in the Children's Department. Please present library card at
time of registration.

Lego ClubsLego Club

Lego Club is for kids age 6 and up. We meet for storytime and then build based on the storytime theme. Kids should bring their own Legos to the meeting. Sign up begins on 1/4 for Thursday Lego Club. Monday Lego Club is at capacity. Monday Lego Club meets once a month at 7 p.m. Thursday Lego meets once a month at 4 p.m.

Kid's Movie Afternoon @TPL

On February 16th at 3 p.m. we will be showing The Black Cauldron Join unlikely heroes, assistant pig keeper Taran and friends, in their quest to stop the Horned King from possessing the powers of the Black Cauldron! Rated PG. No registration required.

Super Sunday: "Simba Laughs" Puppet Storytime

One day Simba, the King of Beasts, finds himself trapped in the hunter’s net! Who will save his hide, who will help him laugh again? Diane Koszarski of Pink Flamingo Puppets performs SIMBA LAUGHS on Sunday, February 28, at 2:00 PM at Teaneck Public Library. “I enjoy staging Aesop’s fable of The Lion and The Mouse in an African setting,” says puppeteer Koszarski. “Simba is a bit of a bully, but one courageous mouse helps him appreciate how the little guy feels.” The free show is best for children four and older. Families from across Bergen County are welcome.

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

1000 Books Before KindergartenChildren’s librarians at libraries in BCCLS, the Bergen County Cooperative Library System (, are excited about a new initiative they are launching that will introduce books to children from infancy through kindergarten.  1000 Books Before Kindergarten is a national program with a very simple goal: to create lifetime readers starting at a very early age. (participate)