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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 3rd Floor of the Main Branch has reopened. The Pop Up Branch continues to have hours 6 days a week.

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!


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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. 

Wellness Wednesday: Light on Happy: The Power of Positivity and Gratitude
In this workshop on Wednesday, April 25 at 6:30pm, we'll examine how and why actively practicing gratitude can lead to a happier and more fulfilling life. Join Positive Psychology practitioner and yoga instructor, Kate Lombardo for tips on making yourself happier each and every day. 

The Effects of Climate Change on Economics and National Security
In honor of Earth Day on Thursday, April 26 at  7 pm, learn about how climate change affects more than just our natural environment from Ariel Hoover.

Baseball Program
Join us Saturday, April 28 at 12 PM when Dan Schlossberg, the author of 38 baseball books, including last year's New Baseball Bible, comes to present a new take on Baseball. 


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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April is Autism Awareness Month
LEGO: Social Skills Building Group
If your child has a developmental disability, join us on Tuesday April 24 at 3:30 PM (ages 3-4) and 4:30 PM (ages 5-9) for our LEGO club in which your child will develop social skills and meet new friends!

Story Time Adventures
On Wednesday April 25 at 4:30 PM, join us for a program including a book, songs, movement, and activities to engage all five senses that can be enjoyed by all kids 3-8 years, but is specially designed for children with Sensory Processing Disorder, Autism, and other special needs. Eventbrite ticket required.

Autism Intervention 101: Creating Partners in Play
Saturday, April 28 at 2 PM parents and educators join us for a presentation that will discuss ASD interventions and approaches, with a focus on relationship-based thereapeutic approaches.


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+.

On Wednesday, April 4th, 11th, 18th & 25th from 10am - 12pm Liz Cohen Ndoye, will introduce the participants to the work of of environmental artists in the history and canon of art.


Library Closings:
Memorial Day Weekend, Sunday 5/27/18 and Monday 5/28/18

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.



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




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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this includes Mango Premier Films geared towards older teens and adults

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Please be aware this link is currently only working in the library.

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