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The Main Building at 500 Park Avenue has reopened. The Pop Up Branch is currently closed.

The next closing of the Main Building is tentatively scheduled for June 6-17; the Pop Up Branch at 124 Grand Street will be open again at that time during regular library hours.

24/7 eresources like the Gale Virtual Reference Library, Hoopla, Zinio, Universal Class, Britannica Library, Brainfuse, and more are always a click away! Get full text journal articles, magazines, ebooks, downloadable music, financial investment information and more for free! Hoboken Public Library Resident Card Holders have access from home with their library cards.

The Hoboken Public Library Gallery!

In the Hoboken Public Library Gallery:
The Art Work of Students at Salvatore R. Calabro and Thomas G. Connors
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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. 

Mile Square City Readers Book Club
The Mile Square City Readers will discuss At the Edge of the Orchard by Tracy Chevalier. Email to join the email list.  Go to the reference desk to pick up a copy of the book for the discussion. This program has been postponed till June.

Spanish Computer Class
On Wednesday, June 1 at 6 PM, Spanish speakers can join us for an introductory computer class.

Internet Marketing and Social Media
On Tuesday, June 7 at 6:30 PM, this SCORE course discusses the importance of internet marketing and social media.  This program will take place at the Pop Up Branch at 124 Grand St.  Please RSVP.

Effective Communication Workshop
On Wednesday, June 8 at 6 PM learn how effective communications can help explain the value you bring to your clients. Workshop sponsored by the Hoboken Library and Mission 50 Workspaces at Mission 50 (500 Harrison Street, Seminar Room 2013).  RSVP on Eventbrite.

Lizard Guys
On Thursday, June 9 at 6:30 PM, the Lizard Guys will bring in some lizards, snakes, turtles, frogs, and bugs. Fun for the Whole Family (ages 5 & up). The event will be at our Pop-Up branch at 124 Grand St.

Intro to Knitting with Lisa Barnes
On Wednesday mornings, June 8-29 at 10 AM, learn how to knit a beautiful cowl scarf. Arrive early on Wednesday June 8 to insure your seat for the full 4 sessions.  Space is limited.  The first two sessions will be at the Pop Up Branch at 124 Grand St.

LGBTQ Comedy
On Thursday June 16 at 7 PM, the Hoboken Library, at 124 Grand Street, is proud to present seven hilarious comedians in celebration of LGBTQ Pride Month.

Park Bench Poetry
On Saturday June 18 at 2 PM join us for the library’s outdoor Open-Mic Concert Series in Church Square Park.  Feature act: By Design.  Bring your poetry or other spoken word to share!

Mile Square City Readers Book Club
On Thursday June 23 at 7:30 PM the Mile Square City Readers will discuss At the Edge of the Orchard by bestselling author Tracy Chevalier.

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Book Discussion
On Monday June 27 at 6 PM, the Sci-Fi and Fantasy Book Discussion Group will discuss Jules Verne’s 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.  Join us for a movie screening at 3:45 PM. 

Family Art with Liz Cohen

Thursday June 30 at 7 PM, adults and children can participate in a group project – making an African story “quilt.” Registration opens on Eventbrite the day before the event.


Teen Programs (Grades 5 & up)

  • Give us a call! (201) 420-2348.



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.

De-Stress and Self-Express with Adult Coloring
On Monday, June 6 at 6:30 PM we will have an Adult Coloring Book session at the Pop Up Branch.
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We All Scream for Ice Cream!
On Monday June 13 at 6 PM at the Pop-Up Branch, learn all about ice cream and how to make it.  Please disclose any allergies. Tickets go on Eventbrite one day before program. For ages 10+.
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Book Origami
On Tuesday June 21 at 6 PM, the art of book folding is a fun way of reusing old books. This class is limited to 15 participants, ages 13+. RSVP on Eventbrite the day before.

Intro to Arduino
On Monday June 27 at 6 PM join us for Introduction to Arduino. Seating is limited to 10. Eventbrite tickets will be available to reserve Sunday June 26.


Library Closings:
Memorial Day Weekend:
Sunday 5/29/16 and Monday 5/30/16

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!

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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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