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Maker Space Learn more about the library's Maker Space program and take part in the learning and fun!

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The Hoboken Public Library is now accepting credit cards for payments. See our news page for more info.

Library Corner at the Museum
On Wednesday, June 13, from 3-7 pm, the library is proud to announce our first temporary uptown location visit. Check out materials, learn about library services and more outside the Hoboken Historical Museum.


Mobile Printing

Back to School Tool Kit for Parents

Back to School Took Kit for Teachers


24/7 eresources like Hoopla, RBDigital Magazines, Universal Class, Britannica Library, Brainfuse, and more are always a click away! Get full text journal articles, magazines, ebooks, downloadable music, financial investment information and more for free! Hoboken Public Library Resident Card Holders have access from home with their library cards.

HPL Resident Library Card Holders can now stream 5 award-winning documentaries and films from Kanopy each month on their computers, TVs, or mobile devices!

The Hoboken Public Library Pop-Up Branch at 124 Grand Street (second floor) is open Mondays 10 AM-8 PM, Tuesdays 9 AM-6 PM, Wednesdays 9 AM-8 PM, Thursdays 9 AM-6 PM, Fridays 9 AM-5 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.

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

The Main Branch will be closed Memorial Day Weekend, Sunday 5/27/18 and Monday 5/28/18. The Main Branch will be open Saturday 5/26/18.

The Pop Up Branch will be closed Memorial Day Weekend
, Saturday 5/26/18, Sunday 5/27/18 and Monday 5/28/18.

Remote printing is available at the printer on the second floor of the main branch. Click here for more information.

As of Monday, February 26, BCCLS users can have up to 3 interlibrary loan requests at a time. You can read more on the BCCLS News Page. You may continue to suggest items for the Hoboken Public Library to purchase here. Hoboken Resident Library Card Holders also always have 24/7 access to ebooks and streaming music and movies!


The Hoboken Public Library Gallery!

HPL Lower Level Rehabilitation and Preservation Project

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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. 

Movie Screening
On Saturday May 26 at 1pm, join the Hoboken Public Library as we have a Saturday afternoon movie showing of a recent film on the big screen with surround sound.

Art Gallery/ Reception
In June the second floor gallery will have a display of photography by Byron Huart.  Come meet him on June 7 at 7 PM.  Learn about his experience chasing passenger ships and photographing them.

Writers Group
Come in on Monday June 11 at 6:30 PM to discuss your writing.  For more info please email

True Mentors Plays
On Tuesday, June 12 at 6 PM, come enjoy short, one act plays written and performed by the True Mentors participants of Hoboken.

Create Your Pregnancy Team
At the June 13 6:30 PM Wellness Wednesday learn how to build a wellness-minded pregnancy team with Dr. Sgambati, a maternity chiropractor.

Lady Memoir Book Club at Little City Books
In honor of Pride Month, the Lady Memoir Book Club at Little City Books will read Tranny: Confessions of Punk Rock's Most Infamous Anarchist Sellout by Laura Jane Grace, on Wednesday June 13 at 7 PM.

LGBTQ Poetry Slam
Join us for a poetry slam in honor of LGBTQ Pride month on June 14 at 6:30 PM for ages 18 and up. 

Open Mic in Church Square Park
Park Bench Open-Mic Concert Series welcomes Cousin Earth on June 16 at 2 PM. Local poets, comedians, musicians and artists can perform.

Sci-Fi Book and Movie
On Monday, June 18 at 6 PM book discussion of Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury. Beforehand at 4 PM see a movie adaptation. 

Mile Square City Readers Book Club
On Tuesday, June 19th at 6:30pm, join the Mile Square City Readers Book Club as they discuss The Music Shop by Rachel Joyce.

Pet First Aid
The talk on June 19 at 6 PM, covers pet first aid, basic CPR, and disaster preparedness for animals.

Domino Tournament
On Saturday, June 23 at 1 pm, come and enjoy the third Domino Tournament. We will have prizes, pizza and a lot of fun! Everyone is invited to watch but only experienced players, 15 and up, are invited to enroll.

Climate Mobilization
On Thursday, June 28 at 7 pm TCM Hoboken takes a look at the New Jersey Solar Challenge.

Uno Tournament
On Saturday, June 30 at 1 pm, join us for the library’s first Uno Tournament!  All ages (7 +) are welcome to participate, there will be prizes to win and snacks to eat.


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!

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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. We will be holding S.T.E.A.M. inspired projects for kids during Monday Open Maker Space time at 4 PM. For ages 5+.

Morning Art with Liz
On Wednesdays at 10 AM art teacher Liz Cohen will hold a series of drawing classes in May and June.


Library Closings:
Both Branches closed Memorial Day Weekend, Sunday 5/27/18 and Monday 5/28/18
The Pop Up Branch will also be closed on Saturday 5/26/18.

Ocassionally rooms in the library may be closed for special events or due to renovations. Click here to see a list of 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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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
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