Library News

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 classes will be held on Wednesday, from 6 PM to 7 PM, December 10 and 17 , 2014 by Sujatha Nair from Art of Living. Participants may attend any or all classes.

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. (read more)

Holiday Program by The Garden State Harmonica Club’s Ensemble Group - Friday, 12/19, 10:30 AM

The Garden State Harmonica Club’s Ensemble GroupThe Garden State Harmonica Club’s Ensemble Group will present a Holiday Program at the Teaneck Public Library on Friday, December 19 at 10:30 A.M. as part of the Isabelle and Sol Hermalyn lecture series.

Founded in 1971 by George Osterman, a local musician, the Garden State Harmonica Club is one of the nation's leading harmonica organizations, providing a gathering place for those who share the enjoyment of this unique and beautiful instrument... the well beloved "mouth organ". The membership is drawn from a wide geographic area (even out of state), and includes beginning players, professionals, former professionals, and others who attend simply to hear the great sounds of which the instrument is capable. The club also supports a Harmonica Ensemble which performs frequently throughout the area, providing entertainment for various local organizations. (read more)

Gallery Display: Artists in the Archives - A Collection of Card Catalogs

Card CatalogsDuring the months of December and January the Teaneck Library will be hosting a most fitting exhibit given its venue. Many patrons will recognize the core elements of the displays: card catalogs and their cabinets.

Three artists, working separately, transform library card catalogs into an art-form.  Each artist envisions the catalogs’ potentials in a different way. (more details)

Holiday Hours:

Library opens 9-1 on Wed., Dec. 24 for Christmas Eve and closes on Thur., Dec. 25 for Christmas Day.

Library opens 9-1 on Wed., Dec. 31 for New Year's Eve and closes on Thur., Jan. 1, 2015 for New Year.

Screening of the film “My So-Called Enemy” - Friday, 1/9, 10:30 AM

My So-Called EnemyScreening of the film “My So-Called Enemy” will take place at the Teaneck Public Library on Friday, January 9, 2015 at 10:30 A.M., as part of the Isabelle & Sol Hermalyn Lecture Series.  The film is 89 minutes long.

Spanning seven years, “My So-Called Enemy” follows six Palestinian and Israeli teenage girls committed to justice and mutual understanding after participating in a women’s leadership
program called Building Bridges for Peace. This heart and mind-opening film documents how the young women’s transformative experience of knowing their “enemies” as human beings in the United States meets with the realities of their lives back home in the Middle East. (read more)

Nemesis by Philip RothBook Discussion: Nemesis by Philip Roth - Monday, 1/26,10:00 AM

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

Next meeting is on Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, The group is reading Nemesis by Philip Roth. 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

Drop-in Storytimes

Preschool Storytime
Preschoolers, age 3 and up, are invited to join us for this year round storytime taking place on Wednesdays at 2 p.m.

Saturday Storytime
This family storytime meets year round on Saturdays at 11 a.m. No registration required.

Fall Programs for Kids
Fall Program Flyer for Children