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Library Director: Lina Podles  
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Drop off items you thought were awesome in our Awesome Box, located on the first floor by the Circulation Desk, we scan it and it’s added to our awesome collection. See the link on the bottom of this page!

For Thanksgiving, the library will have anEarly Closing (4 PM): Wednesday, 11/26 and will be Closed the Full Day: Thursday, 11/27.

We will be open Regular Hours Friday, Saturday, Sunday 11/28-11/30!

The Friends of the Hoboken Public Library ESL The Friends English as a Second Language classes are held on Wednesday evening, from 6:30 to 7:30 on the third floor of the Hoboken Public Library. The Wednesday classes will run until Wednesday, December 10, 2014. Classes also meet 11 AM on Fridays until November 28.

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Text Messaging notification now available. See our news page for more information!

Library Hours

The Library is now open
9 am-9 pm on Thursdays (the third floor will be closing at 8 pm) and
10 am-2 pm on Sundays.

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Please see our news page for current openings for library positions.


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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! This month's featured resource is the Gale Virtual Reference Library.

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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Download free magazines with your library card by clicking on the Zinio logo below!


The Hoboken Public Library Gallery!

In the Hoboken Public Library Gallery:
Angela Lieh’s Abstract Nature, Forms and Cupcakes
Click here for details.

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Signup for library programs ONLINE with our Eventbrite service.

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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.

Open Creation Space Time

Every Monday join us between 1PM and 7 PM for open maker space time. No appointment or registration required! Those under the age of 13 need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Nutritious Kale Shakes
On Tuesday, November 25 at 6 PM,we will be using our Nutribullet Pro to create some tasty and healthy kale based shakes. Kids under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Please disclose any food allergy information.

Movie Screening
Join us for a free movie screening on Wednesday, November 26 at 1 PM.   Call 201-420-2347 for more information.


Teen Programs (Grades 6-12)

Ongoing Teen Programs

Dungeons & Dragons Club
Every Monday @ 3:30pm, teens (grades 6-12) are invited to play fun and creative roleplaying games.

Video Gaming
Every Friday @ 3:30pm, teens (grades 6-12) can play games on all the latest systems: PS4, Xbox One, and Wii U.

For more info about library programs for teens

  • Give us a call! (201) 420-2348.

Kids Programs
Weekly Fall Program and Monthly Saturday Family Programs have started! For Current Weekly Programs and information check the Children's Program Page Info!

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Seniors -
Join us for a variety of adult events!


Closings--For Thanksgiving: Early Closing (4 PM): Wednesday, 11/26 and Closed Full Day: Thursday, 11/27
We will be open Friday, Saturday, Sunday 11/28-30!

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 withMango and now for children we have Little Pim!

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Little Pim

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