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ESL Classes

Weekly English as a Second Language Conversation classes will take place Wednesday evenings at the Library at 6:30 PM till April 5.  These classes are intended for advanced-beginner and intermediate level English speakers to practice, learn, and have fun! Wednesday, March 8 come to see an online language learning demo of Mango, Rosetta Stone, and Universal Class!

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In case of inclement weather or to check for other possible emergency closings please call 201-420-2346.



 
The Hoboken Public Library Gallery!
 

In the Hoboken Public Library Gallery:
Art Is A Journey: Art Work from the Hoboken Shelter and the St. Matthew’s Trinity Lunchtime Drop in Ministry
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RSVP for Adult Events at 201-420-2347, at the second floor reference desk, reference@hoboken.bccls.org, or our online sign-up service: Hoboken Public Library Online Program Sign-Up. 

Natural Women
On Thursday March 30 at 7 PM, Susan King explores the music of influential women artists through songs and stories.

Foot Screening
Come in on Monday April 3 from 6-7 PM for a free foot screening with Dr. Ayan Goswami D.P.M.. 

A Street Car Named Desire
Thursday April 6 6:30 PM the Hudson Shakespeare Company will perform A Streetcar Named Desire!

Lady Memoir Book Club
Join Librarian Kerry Weinstein at Little City Books on Friday April 14 at 7 PM to discuss Yes Please by Amy Poehler.

Open Mic
On Saturday April 15 bring your poems to share in Church Square Park.  This month’s featured musical act is All Types of Kinds!

 The Climate Mobilization Teach-in and Pizza Party For Earth Day!
On Monday April 17 at 6 PM, learn about steps the average citizen can take to combat climate change. Pizza will be served.

Time-out for Books: Parent Book Club
On Monday April 17 at 12:30 PM join us for our parent book club! We are reading Commonwealth by Ann Patchett. No signup required.

Mile Square City Readers Book Club
On Tuesday April 18 at 6:30 PM discuss South and West by Joan Didion.

 History of Pizza
On Thursday April 20 at 7 PM Scott’s Pizza Tours is back by popular demand to discusses pizza’s journey to America! Sample pizza from all over Hoboken.

Science Fiction Book Discussion & Movie Screening
On Monday April 24 at 6 PM we will be discussing When Gravity Fails by George Alec Effinger. Join us for an 80’s Sci-Fi film before the book discussion at 4 PM.

Wellness Wednesdays: Pain, Pain Go Away with Dr. Anthony Orlando
Join us Wednesday April 26 at 6:30 PM where Dr. Anthony Orlando, Physical Therapist will present Pain, Pain Go Away: Manage and Eliminate Neck and Lower Back Pain.

   

Teen Programs (Grades 5 & up)


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Kids Programs
For Current Weekly Storytimes and Special Programs check the Children's Program Page Info!

Saturday Family FUNday Event: Wondergy presents CoolScience
On Saturday, April 1 at 3 PM, see objects freeze in an instant or heat up liquid nitrogen until it explodes from its container!  This is a family program for children ages 3+ and caregivers. This program requires an Eventbrite ticket reserved the day prior.

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Maker Space -
Open Creation Space Time
Every Monday join us between 1PM and 7 PM for open maker space time. No appointment required! Those under the age of 13 need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

S.T.E.A.M. Club
On Tuesday April 4 at 3:30 PM, join our club if you are 6+ years old and interested in science, tech, engineering, art, and math activities once a month. This month make frozen treats using chemical reactions.  Sign up by calling (201-420-2348).

Crochet Class
Beginning on Tuesday April 4 at 9:30 AM there will be a 4 part Crochet Class.  No advance registration, but first to come will get a spot.

April Art History and Appreciation
On Wednesdays April 5, 12, 19, 26 10:00 AM join Liz Cohen for a series of art classes that will teach art history and appreciation through creation of art. First come gets a spot.

Silhouette Art Class
On Thursday April 13 at 7 PM, learn about silhouette artist Kara Walker and learn to draw your own southern scene to create silhouettes.  First come first served.

Adult Coloring
On Thursday April 27 at 7 PM unwind with spa water and coloring for adults.

   

Library Closings:
Easter Sunday, 4/16/17


The Reading Room on the second floor is closed periodically for special events. Click here to see a list of Reading Room closing dates and times.

Please call 201-420-2346 for updated information about closings due to inclement weather or other emergencies.

 

 


Click on HelpNow and JobNow for homework help and online resources for job seekers. Live help is available from 2 PM-11 PM!

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Want to learn a foreign language or improve your English skills?
Adults can learn with Rosetta Stone or Mango and for young children we have Little Pim!
Rosetta Stone is now being Sponsored by the NJ State Library
and has additional levels of learning available!


Rosetta Stone

http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,cpid&custid=s4890239&site=rosetstone&return=y

Please enter your Hoboken Public Library Card Number
when prompted for a User ID for remote access.

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Login for Adults http://connect.mangolanguages.com/hoboken/start
this includes Mango Premier Films geared towards older teens and adults


Login for Kids with only Children friendly Mango Premier Films included
Please be aware this link is currently only working in the library.

Little Pim

http://connect.mangolanguages.com/hoboken/start?target=little_pim_anon

Universal Class

 

Online Learning Courses are available to Hoboken Library Patrons through Universal Class.
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