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Maker Space Learn more about the library's Maker Space program and take part in the learning and fun!

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The Fall Session of the Friends of the Hoboken Public Library's ESL Classes will run from Wednesday Oct. 4 through Wednesday Dec. 13 (no class on Nov.22).




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The Hoboken Public Library Pop-Up Branch at 124 Grand Street (second floor) is now open Mondays 10 AM-8 PM, Wednesdays 9 AM-8 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.

You may request to have your loan materials available to pick up at the Pop Branch. Please make sure you choose the Pop Up Branch for pick up when placing your loan request online if you would like to do so.

All programs will be held at 500 Park Ave unless noted.

For Thanksgiving the Main and Pop-up Branch will have an early closing 4 PM: Wednesday, 11/22/17 and Full Day closed: Thursday, 11/23/17 for Thanksgiving. The Pop-up Branch only will be Closed on Saturday, November 25, due to the closing of Multi-service Center in celebration of Thanksgiving. 

In case of inclement weather or to check for other possible emergency closings please call 201-420-2346.

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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. 

Writer’s Group
Join the HPL writers group on Monday November 20 at 6:30 PM.  Please submit any pieces for consideration at the next week’s meeting by noon on Friday November 10 to

Climate Mobilization                      
Tuesday November 21 at 6 PM, come find creative solutions for what you can do to care for the environment.

King Arthur Extravaganza
Monday November 27 at 2 PM we will screen an animated film, and children can decorate their own bejeweled crowns. At 3:30 PM watch an adult dramatization. Discuss The Once and Future King by T.H. White at 6 PM.

Workplace Advocacy: Standing Up For Yourself
On Tuesday November 28 at 6 PM, learn to communicate effectively and persuasively and stand up for yourself at your workplace. 

Creatures of The Night

On Thursday November 30 at 6 PM adults and families with children 4+ can come to  explore nocturnal creatures and their habits.


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!

Storytime Moves Inside!
Join us for story time for children ages 6 mos. to 2 ½ yrs. Simple stories, songs, and games for children and a caregiver. Tuesday October 24, Thursday October 26, Tuesday October 31, & Thursday November 2 at 10:30 AM on the 3rd Floor of the library.

On Wednesdays begining October 25 at 10:30 AM, join us for story time for older children ages 2 ½ and up. Sign in at the Information Desk on the 3rd Floor.

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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.

Knitting and Crocheting Classes
Tuesdays October 17, 24, 31 and November 7 at 9:30 AM intermediate/advanced knitters can get help with knitting projects. Mondays October 30 and November 6, 13, 20, and 27 @ 6 PM beginners learn to crochet.

STEAM for Kids
On Monday November 13 and 27 at 3:15 PM there will be S.T.E.A.M. inspired projects for ages 5+ during our regular scheduled open Makerspace time. November 13 join us for Turkey Time, and November 27  for the Science of Butter.


Library Closings:
Early Closing 4 PM: Wednesday, 11/22/17 and Full Day Closed: Thursday, 11/23/17
The Pop-up Branch will be Closed on Saturday, November 11 and November 25, due to the closing of Multi-service Center in celebration of Veteran's Day and Thanksgiving Holidays. 

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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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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