Coffee CupThe Isabelle & Sol Hermalyn Lecture Series
(Fridays, 10:00 a.m., Library Auditorium)

The Isabelle & Sol Hermalyn Lecture Series holds meetings September through June. Admission is free.

Meetings start at 10 am with a thirty minute cake and coffee socializing session. This is followed by prominent lecturers or films in the fields of art, music, science, literature, history, and travel addressing the group.  Meetings are open to all; no registration is necessary (except for trips).

To find out the topics of each meeting, please check our Program Schedule.  

Program Schedule
May 13 & 20 No program, Friends' Annual Book Sale
May 27 No program. Memorial Day weekend
June 3 Friday Morning Documentary:"20 Feet From Stardom"
June 10 "Julia Says, Bon Apetit!" - A One Woman Show presented by Linda Kenyon (as Julia Child)
June 17 "The 50 Best Paintings in New York City" presented by Sue Altman
June 24 "40s Flashback" with Walter C
July 1 "Chair Yoga and Meditation" by Sujatha Nair

Summer Program: Friday Morning Films

Program starts at 10 AM in the auditorium. All are welcome; no registration is necessary.

Program Schedule
July 8 "Spotlight" - 2015 Oscar Winner Best Picture. Rated R. Runtime: 2 hr. 9 min.

Movies on a Summer Sunday Afternoon

MoviesMovies Series is sponsored by the Teaneck Public Library and the Friends of the TPL. Movie will be screened promptly at 1:30.  Doors open at 1:15.  Refreshments served prior to screening.  Children under 12 not admitted without parent or guardian. Admission is free. 

Movies on a Sunday Afternoon
Sunday, June 26 Lady in the Van - Rated PG-13, Runtime is 1 hour 44 minutes.
Sunday, July 31 Son of Saul - Rated R, Runtime is 1 hour 47 minutes.
Sunday, August 7 Oranges and Sunshine - Rated R, Runtime is 1 hour 45 minutes.

booksBook Discussion Group

The book discussion group meets on Monday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon in the library.  Books to be discussed are chosen by the group.  If you wish to register for the group or need a copy of the book, contact the Reference Department of the library at 201-837-4171.

Book Discussion Group
June 27 The Gathering By Anne Enright
July 25 The Twelve Tribes of Hattie By Ayana Matthis
August 22 Bridge of Sighs By Richard Russo
Sept. 26 The March By E. L. Doctorow
Oct. 24 The Miniaturist By Jessie Burton
Nov. 28 I Refuse By Per Petterson

musicMusic On A Summer Sunday Afternoon

Concert is held at the auditorium of the Teaneck Public Library.  It is sponsored by The Friends of the Teaneck Public Library.  All concerts starts at 2:00 p.m.  Doors open at 1:30. Admission is free.

June 12
Dr. Fan Yang
Dr. Fan Yang entered the Shanghai Conservatory at the age of 10 and won 1st prize that same year in the Shanghai Youth Piano Competition. She earned Oberlin's top awards in performance and mentors up and coming artists.
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.

Chair Yoga and Meditation Class

The 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 weekly on Wednesday from 6 PM to 7 PM by Sujatha Nair from Art of Living. Participants may attend any or all classes. (More Information)

Chair Yoga and Meditation Class
Wednesdays, March & April 2016 in the Library Auditorium  6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

InternetComputer Trainings

Internet Training:

Half-hour sessions for Teaneck residents on the use of the Internet, including the Web catalog, periodical databases, job searches, email accounts, or mouse exercise, are held in the Reference Room.

tech hourTuesday Tech Hour:

The program is designed to help the public set up their digital devices for reading eBooks or digital magazines. The Library offers eBooks from Overdrive and 3M as well as digital magazines from Zinio. No registration is required. Just show up with your gadgets and your Teaneck Library Card and we will show you how to set them up!

For more information or a special appointment, please contact the Reference Department at 201-837-4171.

Internet Training
Tuesdays 10:00 am
Saturdays 10:00 am
Tech Hour
Tuesdays 11:00 AM - 12:00 Noon

ESLESL One-on-one Tutoring and ESL Conversation Group

One-on-one English-As-A-Second Language (ESL) instruction is available to its residents. Registration is required – any Teaneck residents who are interested in the program should call Cynthia Zimmerly or Tobey Weiss at the library at 201-837-4171.

An ESL (English as a Second Language) Conversation Group is held every Wednesday afternoon from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. in the auditorium.  This practice group is open to anyone who would like to improve his or her English skills by actively participating in group conversation led by Literacy Volunteers of America trained tutors.  No pre-registration is necessary, and the group is not limited to Teaneck residents. No meetings in July and August.