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Great Middles of Films

The Teaneck Public Library Friday Morning Group will host a program on May 29, 2015 at 10:30 A.M., as part of the Teaneck Public Library’s Isabelle & Sol Hermalyn Lecture Series.     

What does a film tell us after it begins?  Is the middle a reiteration of the introduction? Is it a bridge between the early story and a dramatic conclusion?  Is it an elaboration of the main story or an offshoot to keep the audience’s attention?  Has the director kept faith with what the audience has been led to believe?  From “The Kid,” “Network,” “Jaws” and “All Quiet on the Western Front,” we will find out.  (read more)

May Gallery Display: Sandra Bishop, Photographer

During the month of May, The Teaneck Public Library will welcome visitors to its month-long exhibit of photographs taken by award-winning local resident Sandra Bishop.  These 28 framed photographs range from everyday street scenes to flowers and landscapes.  The viewers will witness Sandra Bishop’s desire to express the beauty God has placed around us with nature, form, and light.

The public is invited and encouraged to view the exhibit at the Teaneck Public Library at 840 Teaneck Road, Teaneck, New Jersey  (201) 837-4171. You will have an opportunity to meet this creative artist at the Artist’s Reception, Sunday, May 3 from 3 to 5pm.  Light refreshments will be served. (read more)

Rose Marie McCoy, a musical celebration

The Teaneck Public Library Friday Morning Group will host a musical celebration of longtime Teaneck resident Rose Marie McCoy on June 5, 2015 at 10:30 A.M., as part of the Isabelle & Sol Hermalyn Lecture Series.     

From a tin-top shack in rural Arkansas to become “Queen of the Brill Building,” that was the journey of Rose Marie McCoy, one of the most influential songwriters of classic soul, rock and roll and R&B, who boasted one of the longest most successful songwriting careers in history. Ms. McCoy’s extensive catalogue includes over 850 songs published and recorded by legendary performers such as Nat “King” Cole, Ike and Tina Turner, Elvis Presley and James Brown. (read more)

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 8 titles can be borrowed per month. (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, MAY 6, 13, 20 AND 27 of 2015 in RICHARD RODDACENTER, 250 COLONIAL COURT, TEANECK, NJ 07666. (It is moved to Rodda center in the month of May 2015 because of the book sale in Teaneck Library Auditorium). Participants may attend any or all classes. (read more)

Book Discussion: Summertime by J. M. Coetzee - Monday, 6/22, 10:00 AM

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

Next meeting is on Monday, June 22, 2015, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, The group is reading Summertime by J. M. Coetzee. To register or get a copy of the book, contact the Reference Department of the Library.


For Children & Teens...

Complete List of Programs for Children and Teen

Read to a Dog

Read To A DogChildren can read to a new canine friend at the library. Appointments with the therapy dogs are for 15 minutes long. Check with the Children's Department for availability. For grade 1 and up.

Babytime Storytimes

Storytime This storytime program serves to introduce our youngest patrons to the library through its Toddler Time, Lap Time and Mother Goose Storytime sessions. Storytimes feature songs, stories, and finger plays, with an opportunity for quiet play time afterwards. Caregiver participation is a vital and important part of the program. Library card must be presented at registration. Non-residents will placed on a waiting list. Registration is ongoing.

Book Clubs for Youngsters

My First Book Club
My First Book Club is for kids in kindergarten and 1st grade. It meets Thursdays at 4:00 PM on 6/11.

Bubblegum Book Club
The Bubblegum Book Club for second and third graders meets for book discussion and games. It meets Thursdays at 4:00 PM on 5/21 & 6/18.

Page Turners Book Club
Page Turners is for kids in grades 4 & 5 to meet for book discussion and games. It meets Thursdays at 4:00 PM on 5/28 & 6/18.

Scaredy Squirrel Party

We're celebrating a birthday. A Teaneck Library birthday! There will be games snacks and lots of fun. Maybe even a visit from Scaredy Squirrel? For age 4 and up. Tuesday 5/27 at 4:00 PM.

Children's Programs
Spring Program Flyer for Children