The 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.
|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.
|July 8||"Spotlight" - 2015 Oscar Winner Best Picture. This Academy Award winner chronicles the true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered a decades-long cover-up of child abuse within the local Catholic Archdiocese. Rated R. Runtime: 2 hr. 9 min.|
|July 15||Joy (2015) - Jennifer Lawrence stars with Bradley Cooper and Robert De Niro as a woman who builds a business dynasty in David O. Russell's wild story about a family across four generations. 2 hours 4 minutes. Rated PG-13|
|July 22||Phoenix (2015) - Obsession, deception, and secret identities: a Holocaust survivor makes the ultimate sacrifice to be with the husband who may have betrayed her in this Hitchcockian thriller. 1 hour 38 minutes. Rated PG-13|
|July 29||Zootopia (2016) - Disney presents an action-comedy adventure set in the all-animal city of Zootopia. Determined to prove herself, Officer Judy Hopps jumps at the chance to crack a case, even if it means partnering with fast-talking Nick Wilde to solve the mystery. 1 hour 48 minutes. Rated PG|
|August 5||Hello, My Name is Doris (2016) - A woman of a certain age finds her world turned upside down by a handsome new co-worker in a witty and compassionate late-life coming-of-age-story. 1 hour 30 minutes. Rated R|
|August 12||No movies, Program from Shakespeare Theatre|
|August 19||Wadjda (2013) - The story of a fun-loving 10-year old girl determined to turn her dreams into reality. A groundbreaking film that is hilarious, heartbreaking and inspiring all at once. 1 hour 37 minutes. Rated PG|
|August 26||Amy (2015) - 2016 Academy Award for Best Documentary Animated Feature Film. AMY tells the incredible story of six-time Grammy-winner Amy Winehouse - in her own words. Featuring extensive unseen archive footage and previously unheard tracks, this strikingly modern, moving and vital film shines a light on the world we live in, in a way that very few can. 2 hours 7 minutes. Rated R|
|September 2||Inside Out (2015) - 2016 Academy Award for Best Animited Feature Film. When 11-year-old Riley moves to a new city, her emotions team up to help her through the transition. Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness work together, but when Joy and Sadness get lost, they must journey through unfamiliar places to get back home. 1 hour 34 minutes. Rate PG|
Movies on a Summer Sunday Afternoon
Movies 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.|
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|
Music 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.
MUSIC ON A SUNDAY AFTERNOON
Sarah BobSarah Bob, Teaneck's own is an active soloist and chamber musician noted for her charismatic performances colorful playing and diverse programming.
Misuzu TanakaMisuzu 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, June 2016 in the Library Auditorium||6:00 PM - 7:00 PM|
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.
Tuesday 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.
|Tuesdays||11:00 AM - 12:00 Noon|
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.