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The library will be tentatively closing at 4:00 PM on Monday, January 26.

The library will be closed on Tuesday, January 27.

Please call 201-420-2346 before coming in since our schedule may change depending on the weather.
You can also find updates on the BCCLS Alert page.

All Programming for Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday is cancelled.

Hoboken Public Library will reschedule the January Board of Trustees meeting to Thursday, January 29th. The Board of Trustees meeting will be conducted via conference call at 7:30 pm. For the full notice click here.

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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!

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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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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. There will not be Open Creation Space Time on Monday, January 26 due to the weather.

Starship Troopers Book Discussion
Join us for the first HPL Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Discussion of 2015!  On Monday, Feb 2 at 6pm, will discuss Robert A. Heinlein’s action packed classic, Starship Troopers. Along with the book discussion we will discuss our favorite science fiction and fantasy authors, books, movies, and TV shows and decide on other works we will be reading in 2015.  If you are a long time fan or a newbie to the genre, we would love to hear your ideas.  If you can’t make the meeting, but would like to stay informed about what books we are reading, email to and ask to be added to our mailing list.  Please note this event has been rescheduled due to the weather.

Free Movie Night!
The free movie showing on Tuesday, January 27 has been cancelled. Meet fellow cinema fans and enjoy a great Science Fiction film projected in our media room.  Call 201-420-2347 for more details! New date tba.


Teen Programs (Grades 6-12)

Teen Readathon

  • January 24th, 12-4pm

3D CAD Design & Printing

  • January 28th @ 3:30pm

Sound Camp: Garage Band Basics

  • February 3th @ 3:30pm
  • February 10th @ 3:30pm
  • February 24th @ 3:30pm

Ongoing Teen Programs

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!


Presidents' Day
February 16, 2015

The library will be tentatively closing at 4:00 PM on Monday, January 26. The library will be closed on Tuesday, January 27. Please call 201-420-2346 before coming in since our schedule may change depending on the weather.

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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