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24/7 eresources are a click away! Get full text journal articles, magazines, ebooks, downloadable music, financial investment information and more for free! For Reference any time check out Gale Virtual Reference Library. This month's featured resource is
Britannica Library available for Children...... For Young Adults .....and the Reference Center.

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

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Check out our newest resource Hoopla which allows you to borrow movies, tv shows, music, and downloadable books!
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The Hoboken Public Library Gallery!

In the Hoboken Public Library Gallery:
Coming this Fall: Photography in honor of Sinatra's 100th Birthday
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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. 

Sign up for Adult Summer Reading!.

Go Set a Watchman Discussion
On August 27 at 7:30 PM, join us for a discussion of Harper Lee’s new novel.  Write to join the email list. 

Sci-Fi Book Discussion/Movie Screening
We will discuss Frank Herbert’s Dune on August 31 at 6 PM.  At 4 PM, before the discussion starts we will have a special movie screening.  Email to to be added to our mailing list. 


Teen Programs (Grades 5 & up)

  • Summer Reading Challenge
    • Win prizes just for reading books! Prizes include drinks at Starbucks, free Ben & Jerry's, tickets to movies, gift cards for book, and GameStop gift cards. The grand prize is a Kindle Fire tablet.
    • Starts July 5th
    • Sign up here!
  • Roleplaying Games
    • Play fun and creative roleplaying games at the library. We usually play Dungeons 7 Dragons, but roleplayers of all kinds are welcome to join!
    • Every Monday & Thursday at 3pm
  • Anime Club
    • This club meets every Wednesday at the library to watch and discuss anime.
    • Every Wednesday at 4pm
  • Video Gaming
    • Play games on all the lasest systems, PS4, XBox One, and Wii U.
    • Every Friday at 3pm

For more info about library programs for teens

  • Give us a call! (201) 420-2348.



Kids Programs
For Current Weekly Storytimes and Special Programs check the Children's Program Page Info!
Kids Summer Reading Sign up starts June 29!

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Creation 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.


Closings--Labor Day: Sunday, 9/6/15 and Monday, 9/7/15. *The Library will be open Saturday, 9/5/15*

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.


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!

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Login for Adults
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.

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Online Learning Courses are available to Hoboken Library Patrons through Universal Class.
Start learning today!

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