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BCCLS is transitioning to a new state-wide delivery service taking effect in January of 2018, which features faster and more reliable shipping. The option to request an item through the catalog will be disabled from December 15-January 4. See our news page for more information.

Join us for the Grand Opening of the Hoboken Public Library’s New Program Facility on Thursday, January 11 at 6 PM!  R.S.V.P. at 201-420-2347 or on Eventbrite. 

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.

The Main and Pop-up Branch will be closed 12/24 and 12/25.

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

The Hoboken Public Library Gallery!

Artwork Created by Hoboken Teens

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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. 

Sci - Fi/ Fantasy Book & Movie
The Hoboken Public Library’s Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Discussion Group will meet on Monday, December 18 to discuss The Time Machine by HG Wells at 6 PM. Before the discussion come and see a movie adaptation at 4 PM. 

Climate Mobilization Meeting
If you care about the environment, come and find out what you can do on Thursday, December 21 at 7 PM. Pizza will be served.

Lower Level Programing Facility Grand Opening
Join us for the Grand Opening of the Hoboken Public Library’s New Programing Facility on Thursday, January 11 at 6 PM!  R.S.V.P. at 201-420-2347 or on Eventbrite. 


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 with Liz Cohen Ndoye
On December 6, 13, 20, and 27 at 10 AM - 12:00 PM the focus will be portraiture and learning about the techniques and aesthetics of specific artist both contemporary and historic.


Library Closings:
Full Day Closed Main and Pop-Up: Sunday, 12/24/17
Full Day Closed Main and Pop-Up: Monday, 12/25/17

Full Day Closed Main and Pop-Up: Monday, 1/1/18

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!
Rosetta Stone is now being Sponsored by the NJ State Library
and has additional levels of learning available!

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when prompted for a User ID for remote access.

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this includes Mango Premier Films geared towards older teens and adults

Login for Kids with only Children friendly Mango Premier Films included
Please be aware this link is currently only working in the library.

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Online Learning Courses are available to Hoboken Library Patrons through Universal Class.
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