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Welcome to the Hoboken Public Library

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

24/7 eresources like Hoopla, RBDigital Magazines, 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 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.

The 3rd Floor of the Main Branch is closed for temporary repairs. Children and Teen Services will be available from the Pop Up Library at 124 Grand Street in the Multi Service Center. All Children Programs will be at the Main Branch unless noted. All Teen Programs are at the Pop Up Branch unless noted. To reach the Children and Teen Departments at the Pop Up please call 201-239-1930.

The Main and Pop-up Branch will be closed Monday, 2/19/18.

The ability to request loans has been temporarily suspended due to delivery issues. You can read more on our news page. While loans are unavailable you may 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!


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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
For the Tuesday February 20 6:30 PM meeting, the Mile Square City Readers Book Club will discuss Manhattan Beach, by Jennifer Egan. Email to keep up with the group.

Lady Memoir Book Club at Little City Books
On Wednesday February 21 at 7 PM the Lady Memoir Book Club at Little City Books will discuss How to Murder Your Life by Cat Marnell.

Nutrition and Mental Health

On Wednesday February 21 at 6:30 PM join us for this month’s Wellness Wednesday program focusing on nutrition and mental health. 

Celebrate Black History
On Thursday February 22 at 6 PM there will be a special program in honor of Black History Month.

Writers Group
Come in on Monday February 26 at 6:30 PM to discuss your writing in a friendly and constructive atmosphere.  For more info and to submit your work in advance to the group please email

Sci-Fi Book and Movie
Come in on Monday March 5 to see a movie adaptation of a classic Sci-Fi film at 4 PM and then at 6 PM discuss the film and Mote in God’s Eye by Larry Niven.


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.

Morning Art
On Wednesdays February 7, 14, 21 and 28 at 10 AM, join us for a series of four drawing classes.

Beginning Crochet with Lisa Barnes
In this four-week beginner level crochet class Fridays February 16 and 23 and March 2 and 9 from 9:30 to 11:30 AM, you will learn new techniques and create a variety of projects. 

Street Photography 101 with Derek Fahsbender
Saturday February 17 at 1 PM, come and join NYC Street Photographer Derek as he teaches you to capture beautiful unedited moments.


Library Closings:
Full Day Closed Main and Pop-Up:President's Day on Monday, 2/19/18

Starting January 20 the 3rd Floor in the Main Branch will be closed for temporary repairs.

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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Please be aware this link is currently only working in the library.

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