Coffee CupThe Isabelle & Sol Hermalyn Lecture Series
(Fridays, 10:30 a.m., Library Auditorium)

Programs run from September through June. Admission is free. Open to all; no registration is necessary.

Doors open at 10 am. Program begins promptly at 10:30 AM. Programs include lecturers or films covering topics in the fields of art, music, science, literature, history, and travel. 

March 30 Holiday - No FMG
April 6 Treasures of the MOMA (Museum of Modern Art) – slide lecture with Sue Altman
April 13 Mind Reading Game Show – Flavian will read your mind and make you laugh as he reveals answers to some very funny questions!
April 20 The Statue of Liberty – photograph slideshow by Kevin Woyce
April 27 Irving Berlin – lecture and slideshow by NYC Tour Guide Marty Schneit
May 4 Annual Book Sale - No FMG
May 11 Annual Book Sale - No FMG
May 18 The Booming 50s - slide lecture with Walter C.
May 25 Holiday - No FMG

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
March 26 Salvage The Bones By Jesmyn Ward
April 23 The Nightingale By Kristin Hannah
May 21 Open City By Teju Cole
June 25 The Flamethrowers By Rachel Kushner
July 23 The Leftovers By Tom Perrotta
August 27 The Senator's Wife By Sue Miller

Movies on a Sunday Afternoon

All films begin at 2:00 PM.  Doors open at 1:30.  Refreshments are served prior to screening.  Discussion follows each film.  Admission is free.  Children under 17 not permitted without a parent or guardian.

March 25 I, Daniel Black - 2016. Rated R. 1 hour, 40 minutes
April 15 In Her Name (Au nom de ma fille) - 2016, Rated NR. 1 hour, 27 minutes

musicMusic On A Sunday Afternoon

Concert is held at the auditorium of the Teaneck Public Library from October to April.  It is sponsored by The Friends of the Teaneck Public Library.  All concerts starts at 3:00 p.m.  Doors open at 2:30. Admission is free. Refreshments and an opportunity to meet the performers follow the programs.

March 4 The Adelphi  Orchestra
April 8 All Seasons  Chamber Players

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
Every Wednesday in February in the Library Auditorium  6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Cookbook clubCookbook Club

Plenty More: Vibrant Vegetable Cooking From London's OttolenghiMeeting on April 16, 2018 at 6:30 PM in the Auditorium. The cookbook for this meeting is Plenty More: Vibrant Vegetable Cooking From London's Ottolenghi by Yotam Ottolenghi. Check out a copy at the Circulation Desk. Cook - Share - Enjoy!

Make one regular sized recipe of your choice from the book so that each member gets a taste. Bring your dish ready to eat to the Library Auditorium at 6:30 PM. Please bring a photocopy of the recipe you prepared. Paper goods and beverages will be provided by the Library. The meeting will begin with a group tasting, followed by a discussion of the book. Please RSVP Lynne Graizel at

Computer TrainingInternet

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 at the library at 201-837-4171.

Teaneck Public Library hosts an English-as-a-Second Language (ESL) Conversation Group Tuesday afternoon from 1:00 to 2PM in the Mayor Lizette Parker Memorial room on the main floor.  The practice group is open to anyone who would like to improve  their English skills by actively participating in group conversation led by a trained tutor.  No pre-registration is necessary.  The Group is open to residents of Teaneck and any other Bergen County town.

ESL Group winter class runs from January 30, 2018 to April 3, 2018

For additional information or questions, please contact Cynthia Zimmerly at the library, 201-837-4171 The library is located at 840 Teaneck Road at the corner of Cedar Lane in Teaneck.