Library Board

The Library is governed by a Board of Trustees as established under NJSA 40:54-1. The Board’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to: selection and appointment of the Director; promotion of library interests; securing funds adequate for a progressive, expanding program; and determining the rules and regulations governing library service and personnel.

Regular meetings of the Board are held monthly at the Teaneck Public Library, unless otherwise noted. Members of the public who wish to attend can do so in-person or virtually. All meetings are open to the public.

All regular and special meetings of the Board are publicized according to provisions of Public Law 1975, Chapter 231 “Open Public Meetings Act” and notices of such meetings will be posted in the Library, on the Library website, in the designated newspapers, and filed with the Township Clerk.


  1. Gerald Reiner, President (exp. 1/1/25)
  2. Benjy Burnat, Vice President (exp. 1/1/27)
  3. Chondra Young, Treasurer (exp. 1/1/26)
  4. Myron Chaitovsky, Secretary (exp. 6/30/26)
  5. Evalyn Brownstein (exp. 2/28/28)
  6. Keisha Carter (exp. 1/1/27)
  7. Seleene Lewis Wong, Mayor’s Representative (exp. 12/31/24)
  8. Paul S. Ostrow (exp. 1/1/29)
  9. Dr. Andre Spencer, Superintendent of Schools

Meeting Dates

Unless otherwise noted, all meetings are held on Thursday evenings, beginning at 6:30 PM in the Library Auditorium. All meetings will be hybrid: members of the public who wish to attend can do so in-person or virtually to join the webinar. The Google Meet link will be available two days prior to the Board Meeting; for example, on the Tuesday prior to the Thursday meeting.

Please note: Virtual attendees will be muted until the Good and Welfare portion of the meeting. During the Remarks from the Public, you will be given the opportunity to raise your hand and you will then be unmuted.

February 8, 2024 Minutes
March 7, 2024 Minutes
April 4, 2024 (quorum not met; no meeting)
May 2, 2024 Minutes
June 6, 2024
August 1, 2024
September 5, 2024
October 10, 2024
November 7, 2024
December 5, 2024

By-Laws of the Board of Trustees of the Teaneck Public Library (rev.12/6/23)