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Welcome to the Hoboken Public Library


Happy New Years to all our Library Patrons! The Hoboken Public Library will now be open from 10 AM-3 PM on Sundays.

The Main Library Building located at 500 Park Avenue is open. The Pop-Up Branch located at 124 Grand Street is closed.

In case of inclement weather or to check for other possible emergency closings please call 201-420-2346 or go to the BCCLS Emergency Closing page.

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In the Hoboken Public Library Gallery:
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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. 

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Awareness
On Thursday January 19 at 7 PM, join us for a program about Deaf and Hard of Hearing Awareness, Technology, Resources, and Deaf Culture, and Sensitivity. ASL interpreters will be available at this program.

Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Discussion Group/Movie Screening
On Monday January 23 at 6 PM the Hoboken Public Library Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Discussion Group starts off the new year with Alastair Reynolds’s Revelation Space.  We will have a film screening of a science fiction space classic at 4 PM. 

Time-out for Books: Parent Book Club
On Monday January 23 at 10:30 AM, join us for our new parent book club! We are reading LaRose by Louise Erdrich.

Music to Chase Away Winter Blues for Seniors
On Thursday January 26 at Hoboken Senior Center at 12 PM (before Bingo) Nina Et cetera will perform pop, jazz, classic country and early rock and roll tunes!


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.

Drawing Classes with Liz Cohen
On Wednesdays in January at 10 AM, art teacher Liz Cohen will hold a new series of FOUR drawing classes which will accommodate beginners as well as more experienced artists.

Four Part Knitting Class
On Tuesdays January 10, 17, 24, and 31 from 9 -11 AM, you will learn how to knit in the round, work increases and decreases, make a lace pattern, cables, and a buttonhole while creating a hat.  First come first served. Please plan to attend every class.

Tinkercad: Make Real Stuff
On Monday January 30 at 6 PM, Hoboken designer and animator Nicola Hoelzl is hosting a 1-hour intro session to 3D-modeling. A valid email address is required to use the Tinkercad website.


Library Closings:
President's Day
Monday, 2/20/17

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.


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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Please enter your Hoboken Public Library Card Number
when prompted for a User ID for remote access.

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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.
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