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The Hoboken Public Library Pop-Up Branch at 124 Grand Street (second floor) is now 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.

Please note all loan materials are available for pick up at the Main Library, 500 Park Avenue. All programs will be held at 500 Park Ave unless noted.

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

Lower Level Grand Opening October 2


The Hoboken Public Library Gallery!

Transmissions: Art of Kiki DeLA Mar aka Kira Marburger
Illuminated Manuscripts created by Elysian Charter School Students
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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. 

Mile Square City Readers
The Mile Square City Readers Book Club will discuss Imbolo Mbue’s Behold the Dreamers on Tuesday September 19 at 6:30 PM.

September’s Gallery will feature, displayed on the art walls, art by Kira Marburger, aka Kiki DeLa Mar. There will be a reception with light refreshments on September 19 at 6:30 PM.

Lady Memoir Book Club at Little City Books
The Lady Memoir Book Club at Little City Books will meet Wednesday September 20 at 7 PM to discuss Why Not Me? by Mindy Kaling.

The Stepford Wives Discussion/Movie
On Monday September 25 at 6 PM, join the HPL Sci-Fi and Fantasy Book Discussion Group for a discussion of Ira Levin’s The Stepford Wives.  There will be a movie screening beforehand at 4 PM. 

Marketing Your Small Business

The Seminar on Tuesday September 26 at 6:30 PM will provide insights and suggestions of Low Cost/No Cost Strategies for marketing.

Wellness Wednesday Presents “Light On Happy: A Positive Psychology Workshop”
In this one hour workshop on Wednesday September 27 at 6:30 PM, you'll learn simple strategies to increase your overall levels of happiness and well-being.

Flamenco Dancing
On Thursday September 28 at 7 PM celebrate Hispanic  Heritage Month with a Flamenco Dancer.

Celebrate Diwali, The Indian Festival of Lights
On Saturday September 30 at 12 PM please join us as we celebrate the Indian festival of lights, Diwali.


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.

Wednesday Morning Art Series
Liz Cohen will hold a new series of four drawing classes for beginners as well as more experienced artists ages 12+ Wednesday mornings in September at 10 AM.

The Art of Making Hot Sauce
Whether you prefer mild, medium, or HOT, on Thursday September 21 at 7 PM, come learn what it takes to make a hot sauce that is full of flavor and spice!  The Hoboken Library is pleased to host chef, Angie Bilotti who will guide you through the process of creating delicious hot sauces!

The Art of the Street Portrait

Saturday September 23 at 12 PM, learn to capture street portraits, from building the confidence to approaching complete strangers, to creating an image. Snacks provided.


Library Closings:
Early Closing 4 PM: Wednesday, 11/22/17 and Full Day Closed: Thursday, 11/23/17

Please be aware this Thursday, August 31, due to some work being done, the library may need to close the restrooms for approximately one hour durations throughout the day.

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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