|Michael McCue, Director|
|Phone:||201-837-4171, 201-837-0410 (Fax)|
|Hours:||Monday - Thursday: 9:00 A.M. to 9:00 P.M.|
|Friday: 9:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M.|
|Saturdays: 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.|
|Sundays: 12:30 P.M. to 5:30 P.M. Mid-September through Mid-June|
|Summer: 1:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M.|
|Children's Department: Same as above|
Phone Service: Reserve or renew up to three items by reading the bar code number on your library card or in the particular book, have short answer reference questions answered, get information about programs and services, locate needed books, media, and other titles if owned by a BCCLS library.
Online Service: If you have access to the Internet, you can search the BCCLS library catalog at www.bccls.org. With a PIN number, which you can obtain at the Library, you can also check the status of your account and search the online magazine index.
Reciprocal Borrowing Privileges: Your Teaneck Library Card is valid at 73 public libraries in Bergen County and North Jersey. The libraries are linked by a daily delivery service that permits you to have materials sent to Teaneck and to return materials from other libraries to Teaneck. Your Teaneck Library Card gives you access to nearly 6 million items across Bergen County and at ten other community libraries.
Inter-Library Loans:The Library has the ability to bring needed books and periodical articles to Teaneck for you from libraries around the country. Details at the reference desk-allow 5 to 20 days for materials to arrive.
Library Card: You are entitled to a library card if you live in Teaneck. Present either a NJ driver's license with your Teaneck address, a Bergen County ID card or two other items listed at the Library's front desk. Children can get a card by having their parent with them or by showing a Teaneck school report card. Your library card must be presented each time you wish to borrow materials.
COPIERS - The Library has three photocopy machines $0.10 per page.
COMPUTERS - The fee is now $0.50 per hour. Software available includes Microsoft Office and Corel Wordperfect Suite.
INTERNET ACCESS - The Library offers Internet access via a T-1 line. Full details at the reference desk.
Programs: All free.
Friends film series - Foreign films shown the second and fourth Wednesday evenings in the month.
Concerts from September-May - Once a month on Sunday afternoons, generally classical music.
Friday morning group - every Friday from September through June, primary audience is seniors although all are welcome - lectures, slide shows, group discussions.
Reference Service: The Libraryfields queries from people of all ages, education levels, etc. We find addresses of companies, evaluations of cars and consumer goods, criticism of authors, a doctor's credentials, material for preparing a resume, and facts and figures for the range of human knowledge. The Library stocks current editions of many standard reference works and uses the services of the Internet and the New Jersey Regional Network to find materials that answer a patron's questions. Reference service is available in person or over the phone except on Sunday when the level of in-house use does not permit phone service.
English as a Second Language: The Library attempts to link people needing instruction in the use of the English language with volunteer tutors for one on one training. Contact Carol Anderson or Toby Weiss.
Service to Shut-ins: The Library provides the delivery and return of reading materials for those who are unable to visit the library in person. Contact Carol Anderson.
Children's Department: A variety of book-related programs and activities are planned throughout the year for children from preschool through eighth grade. Visits by school classes, day care centers, and other groups are welcomed. Arrangements should be made in advance by phone or in person, so that a program may be designed to meet the special needs of the group. All programs are free.
2001 Department Reports: LIBRARY