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Tenafly High School’s Lalor Library Media Broadcast Center is a true trendsetter in the world of school library media centers. With over 1000 daily visits from students and faculty, our library is perhaps the largest of its kind in the United States, boasting over 20,000 square feet and 30-foot ceilings. Our state-of-the-art facility is equipped with the latest resources and equipment, including two television broadcast studios, streaming capabilities, and video conferencing.

Forum for mayoral candidates in the Library Media Broadcasting Center where viewers in Tenafly and around the world could watch live.

But our library is more than just a space for books and technology. Our warm and inviting atmosphere, oversized chess set, grand piano, and even an aquarium make it a unique and welcoming place for students to learn and grow. We also offer a carefully curated print collection of 22,000 titles and a variety of databases, ensuring that our students have access to the best resources available.

Our services extend beyond the physical library, with a website and 24/7 local cable broadcast providing a valuable connection to the community and beyond. It’s no wonder that we regularly receive visitors from around the world to include school library media personnel, school administrators, and state officials who are curious about our facility and want to see it in action

We are proud to honor the intent of our original architects and continue to set the standard for school library media centers. Come visit us anytime and experience our unique facility for yourself!

Exploration and Impression

Our state-of-the-art technology and wide range of resources make research efficient and allow you to gain new and different impressions concerning subjects of all kinds. With over 22,000 titles in print and aLibrary's Loft Book Shelvescarefully selected menu of online database resources, laptops, and professional video communication, our library has everything you need to succeed. We are committed to building our services into the future while avoiding costly fads that come and go in the world of schools and school libraries. Come visit us today and see why our library is the perfect place to know and like the world.

Creative Expression

Encouraging creativity in students is key to building their knowledge. Our library media center is proud to offer 2,500 square feet of exhibit space on our mezzanine level. This space is perfect for students and staff to set up exhibits and invite classes and our school community for in-house field trips. Along with the exhibit space, we have a media production lab or “newsroom,” and a fully-equipped professional television studio. Our studio regularly broadcasts programs and events locally and internationally on a wide range of topics. Come explore and see all the amazing opportunities available for students and staff to express themselves creatively.

On Behalf of the World

The United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals
The United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals

Students are encouraged to make full use of the library media center to further their study, broaden and deepen their minds, share their learning, innovations, and express their creativity with a hope that they will use knowledge on behalf of one world we share.