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The Hoboken Public Library Pop-Up Branch at 124 Grand Street (second floor) is open Mondays 10 AM-8 PM, Wednesdays 9 AM-8 PM, and Saturday 10 AM-5 PM. You can reach the Pop-Up Branch at 201-239-1930 during their regular operating hours.

The Pop-Up Branch will feature computers for in library use, study space, and small size circulating collections for children, teens, and adults.

You may request to have your loan materials available to pick up at the Pop Up Branch. Please make sure you choose the Pop Up Branch for pick up when placing your loan request online if you would like to do so.

All programs will be held at 500 Park Ave unless noted.

The Children and Teen Department will be CLOSED all day on Friday January 12. Starting January 20 the 3rd Floor will be closed for temporary repairs. Children and Teen Services will be available from the Pop Up Library at 124 Grand Street in the Multi Service Center.

The Main and Pop-up Branch will be closed Monday, 1/15/18.

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

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RSVP for Adult Events at 201-420-2347, at the second floor reference desk,, or our online sign-up service: Hoboken Public Library Online Program Sign-Up. 

Guitar music from Argentina
Saturday January 20 at 12 PM, guitarist Carlos Pavan will perform a new wave of modern classical guitar music.

Science Fiction and Fantasy Book & Movie Group
Come in on Monday January 22 to discuss the book The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland by Catherynne M. Valente at 6 PM. Before the discussion come and see a screening of a classic fantasy movie at 4 PM.

Mile Square City Readers Book Club
Author Amy Stewart will discuss (via Skype) her book, Girl Waits With Gun, on Tuesday January 23 at 6:30 PM.

Intro to Financial Literacy
On Tuesday January 23 at 6:30 PM join us for an introduction to financial literacy and becoming a financial investor. This educational workshop is a result of the effort and teamwork of the professors and law students at Seton Hall University School of Law.

Improv Night
Thursday January 25 at 7 PM, come and have fun at our very first Improvisation Skit Night with Cabrook Films. You might even be invited up on stage!

Society for American Baseball Research Special Event
Saturday January 27 between 10:30 AM-1 PM, learn more about baseball history at the annual “SABR Day” event for the Elysian Fields Chapter of the Society for American Baseball Research.  There will be a panel discussion about covering baseball in a 24/7 environment, researching baseball history beyond the Internet, and inspiring the next generation of fans to develop a passion for the National Pastime.  Pizza and light refreshments will be served.

Excel Pivot Table Class
On Tuesday January 30 at 6:30 PM, join us for an Excel class on Pivot Tables taught by Traskunov. Pivot Table is an intermediate class and not designed for beginners of Excel. For the classes bring your own laptop or use one of ours.


Teen Programs (Grades 5 & up)

  • Give us a call! (201) 420-2348.



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

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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.

Still Life Drawing Class
Art teacher Liz Cohen Ndoye will hold a series of four drawing classes on Wednesday mornings focusing on still life. The classes will be held on January 10, 17, 24, and 31 at 10 AM.

Valentine Sugar Scrub Class

This month our Wellness Wednesday Event with the City of Hoboken, on Wednesday January 24 at 6:30 PM, will teach you how to make a Valentine Sugar Scrub.  Snow date is January 31.

We will be holding S.T.E.A.M. inspired projects during Monday Open Maker Space time at 3:15 PM. 1/8- Bath Time Bliss: DIY Bubble Baths and Soaps. 1/22 -Write On!: Learn the art of handwriting. 1/22- Puzzlemania: Celebrate National Puzzle Day. For kids ages 5+.


Library Closings:
Full Day Closed Main and Pop-Up: Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Day on Monday, 1/15/18

The Children and Teen Department at the Main Branch will be CLOSED all day on Friday January 12. Starting January 20 the 3rd Floor in the Main Branch will be closed for temporary repairs.

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.



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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!

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