History of the Teaneck Public Library

Welcome to the History of the Teaneck Public Library site.  Choose following links to find out more about the history of the library, its design and renovations, services the library provided over the years, as well as persons devoted to the Teaneck Library.


Virtual History Tour of the Teaneck Public Library

History of the Free Public Library of Teaneck

The History of the Free Public Library of Teaneck, New Jersey - By Estelle F. Gallant. Submitted in partial fulfillment of the course requirements for the degree of Master of Library Science in the Library School, Pratt Institute, May 1954.

(Information on Estelle F. Gallant: Estelle F. Gallant was born on November 10, 1913 and died on March 20, 2001 in Deerfield Beach, Florida. She earned a Masters' degree in library science from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn. In retirement, she moved to the Century Village East in Deerfield Beach. Ms. Gallant was president of the Symphony Artist Guild and a volunteer at the community's library)

New Deal Art Murals at the Library

Library Murals Restored After 70 Years On Walls

The Chronology of Teaneck Library, 1912 - 1962

Landmark Disappears (Old Sloane Cabin)

Corner Stone of Library Building Laid in Teaneck

Teaneck Public Library Serves Many Readers (1931)

Traces Origins and Development of the Free Public Library

New Free Public Library Dedicated with due Ceremony

History of Public Library Entwined with Story of Mrs. Archibald Jordan

Teaneck Gives Birth To Public Library - This Week in Teaneck, Friday, September 2, 1988, p.2

Library - Center Of Learning - This Week in Teaneck, Friday, April 29, 1988, p. 2

1979 Renovation

Bringing Home Paris

Teaneck Dedicates Library

Where the Outside is Inside

From the dust of a scadel, new library rises


Paramus - Teaneck Libraries to Begin Reciprocal Book Program

Library Circuit Rider Bears Good Books

Painting on Loan

Friends of Librarian Formed in Teaneck

Bring Books to Shut-Ins

Teaneck Library to Service Shut-Ins

Area Libraries Join Computer Network


Our Miss Books -- Miss Agnes C. Norton

Town Library's Miss Norton Will Step Down in September

Townships Librarian Retiring From Institution She Founded

Township Honoring Architect

Outgoing library director credits tax support and staff for its success

Teaneck Public Library Appoints Allen McGinley Interim Library Director


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