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Notice of Public Hearing On Prequalification Regulations
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Celebrate National Library Week
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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 Zinio.

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:
Hoboken Charter High School Students' Art
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RSVP for Adult Events at 201-420-2347,, at the second floor reference desk, or try our new online sign-up service: Hoboken Public Library Online Program Sign-Up.

Computer Classes
Social Media: Pinterest, Instagram & more Tuesday, April 22 at 6pm. 
Open Tech Time (ask your tech questions or try out our edevices)Tuesday, April 29 from 6pm – 7:30pm.

The Last Unicorn Book Discussion
Join us for the Science Fiction and Fantasy book discussion club at the Hoboken Public Library on Monday, April 21 at 6pm! We will discuss Peter S. Beagle’s Fantasy Classic, The Last Unicorn. 

Video Game Tournament and Comic Book/Manga Trivia

On Wednesday, April 23rd at 6:00pm, adults and teens are invited to participate in two separate contests: our video game tournament Injustice: Gods Among Us and our comic book and Manga trivia challenge. There will be prizes and pizza provided for tournament participants!  Please RSVP as space is limited.

Publishing Workshop
On Thursday, April 24 at 6:00pm, local-area authors Carol Karels and Barry Sheinkopf will discuss their experiences in getting their own books published. Carol Karels, a self publishing consultant and Barry Sheinkopf is the founder and director of The Writing Center in Englewood Cliffs.

Mom’s Writer’s Workshop
On Saturday, April 26 at 11 am, join us for a writing workshop specifically for moms wishing to get their parenting experiences on the page. 

Beer Brewing & Tasting Event
On Saturday, April 26 at 2:00pm, Hoboken’s 902 Brewing will demonstrate beer brewing and provide samples of their brew!   You must be 21 or older with a valid government ID to attend.  Please RSVP as space is limited.

Eating Right for a Healthy Heart
Join us on Wednesday, April 30th at 6:00pm, for Nutritionist Jenna Stock’s presentation on Eating Right for a Healthy Heart including tips on cooking methods, seasonings, recipes and more!

Teens Programs
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Teen Digital Photography
On Mondays at 4 PM, teens entering grades 6-12 can take part in a Digital Photography Workshop taught by Wendy Setzer. Please RSVP.

Dungeons and Dragons
On Tuesdays at 4 PM, teens can participate in fun and creative roleplaying games.

Teen Game Time
Fridays at 3:00-Play Station 2, XBOX 360, and Wii sports and music game time -For patrons, grades 6-12.


Kids Programs
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 at the library!


Closings--Easter Sunday, April 20

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.


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