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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!

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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.

Remote printing is available at the printer on the second floor of the main branch. Click here for more information.

BCCLS users currently can have up to 10 interlibrary loan requests. 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!


The Hoboken Public Library Gallery!

Watercolors of Mihaela Colibasu

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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. 

Park Bench Open-Mic Concert Series
Join us on Saturday, July 21 at 2 pm for an Open Mic in Church Square Park  featuring special musical guests.

Sci Fi Book & Movie
On Monday, July 23 at 4 pm, join us for a movie screening of hard rock cult classic, adult animated movie followed at 6 PM by a discussion of Spellsinger by Alan Dean Foster.

Music for Seniors
Join us on Wednesday, July 25 at 12:30 as we provide the music during the Senior BBQ at the Senior Center at 124 Grand St.  Swing to the sounds of Swingadelic.

Rock Musical Hair Program

On Thursday, July 26 at 7 pm, join us for a 50th anniversary celebration of the Jim Rado, Gerome Ragni and Galt MacDermot’s tribal love rock musical HAiR!

Movie Screening
Join us on July 28 at 1 PM as we have a Saturday afternoon movie showing of a popular new comic book film on the big screen with surround sound.

Climate Mobilization: Hoboken Solar Challenge Continued
On Tuesday, July 31 at 6:30 PM, we will break into teams, and plan the next steps for getting building owners to purchase solar panels for their roofs.

Women’s Self Defense
Missed our first self-defense class? Come out to our next two part series Tuesday, August 7 & 14 at 6:30 pm. This program is about empowering woman with the knowledge and tools to keep them safe. It is designed to make women more aware, prepared, and ready for many situations that may occur. All ages welcome. Come early to guarantee your spot!


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. 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+.

Morning Art with Liz
On Wednesdays in July at 10 AM art teacher Liz Cohen will hold a series of drawing classes in July. The August classes Wednesdays, from 10 AM - 12 PM will focus on the theme of playful and vacation images. Students will learn and build on the fascinating theory and skills of right brain learning. Materials will range from colored pencils, pastels and paints.


Library Closings:
Labor Day Weekend
Sunday, 9/2/18 and Monday, 9/3/18

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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