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The Teaneck Public Library offers its patrons a shut-in service for persons confined to their homes, residential facility, etc. for an extended period because of illness or physical handicap. The library makes available books, magazines, and audio-visual material and delivers once a week to the homes of those unable to come to the library.
Those eligible for shut-in service must be Teaneck residents and have no one available in the household to come to the library for them. Shut-in patrons are issued a special card to be held in the library, and are subject to the same loan periods and to replacement charges for lost or missing items as other library patrons. Deliveries are made on Thursday mornings only, between 9:00 and 12:00. Those who are temporarily disabled may also be eligible for this service.
For more information please contact Carol Anderson at the library (201-837-4171, ext. 308). For 42 years this outreach program has been available at the Teaneck Library and has successfully assisted many Teaneck residents to remain active library users even when no longer able to come to the library in person.
Teaneck Library is now offering Universal Class, an online resource to over 500 continuing education courses. This resource is available free to all Teaneck Library card holders.
Course subjects include, but are not limited to, business, computer training, GED, music, painting and personal finance and are offered online 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. Up to five courses may be taken at a time. Participants who successfully complete a course will be issued a Certificate of Course Completion.
For further information, contact the Reference Department at 201-837-4171 or simply register with your library card at http://teanecknj.universalclass.com/register.htm.
Mango meets the need for easily-accessible language learning including English as a second language. Remote access gives you the ability to use Mango whenever you want, 24/7 from the comfort of your own home. All you need is your library card.
Mango is a self-paced learning system with a focus on simplicity. It was designed for anyone to start using without the need of a help manual. Mango is east to set up and even easier to use!
Learning a new language can seem daunting, especially to a beginner. Mango's focus on simplicity is changing this, one user at a time. You will be excited to know that simple language-learning has arrived.
To start, click on Mango
With the purchase of 2012 edition of McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology, Teaneck library received a one year introductory subscription of AccessScience database. Teaneck residents can access this database through the library website (http://www.teaneck.org). To access, click on the AccessScience logo on the right-hand side and login with the provided Username and Password.
- More than 9,000 articles and research updates with literature citations—many actively linked to source materials—and extensive cross-referencing
- More than 16,000 vivid color images and compelling videos and animations that bring topics to life on the screen
- Intriguing biographies of nearly 3,000 well-known scientists
- 110,000+ definitions drawn from the McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms
- A continually updated science and technology newsfeed from Science News
- A handy study center with Q&As, study guides, bibliographies, and essay topics
Ancestry Library Edition Available at the Library
Ancestry Library Edition database is a great resource for both the novice and advanced family research. The database is available whenever the library is open. Printing is allowed.
Looking for a comfortable, quiet place to do a little good work? Why not "Adopt a Shelf" at the Teaneck Library? Adopt a Shelf volunteers keep a section of books in numerical and alphabetical order. It takes only about 30 minutes every couple of weeks, at your convenience. To volunteer, apply online or pick up an application at the library
The Teaneck Public Library provides one-on-one English-As-A-Second Language (ESL) instruction 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.
The Teaneck Public Library also hosts an ESL Conversation Group every Wednesday afternoon from 1:00-2:30 p.m. in the library auditorium. The practice group is open to anyone who would like to improve his or her English skills by actively participating in group conversation led by trained tutors. No pre-registration is necessary. The program is free. The Group is open to residents of Teaneck and other nearby towns.
For additional information or questions, please contact Cynthia Zimmerly at the library, 201-837-4171, ext. 308. The library is located at 840 Teaneck Road at the corner of Cedar Lane in Teaneck.
Go Green with Our Blue Totes
Sturdy shopping tote bags, featuring the Friends logo, are available for just $2 each at the circulation desk. Since they're perfect for grocery shopping, trips to the library, or for knitting or needlework projects, you may want to pick up more than one. (Many food stores give cents-off as a reward for using a cloth bag for your purchase -- even if the bag isn't from their store. A bonus for you, while you promote the Friends!)
Friends apron (navy blue with white logo and two large pockets) are also available for $15.