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Christmas Closings:
Early Closing 4 PM:
Thursday, 12/24/15
Full Day Closed: Friday, 12/25/15

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The free ESL Conversation Classes run by the Friends of the Hoboken Public Library takes place on Wednesdays on the third floor of the Hoboken Public Library from 6:30 to 7:30 pm. The classes will run for each Wednesday until Wednesday, December 9 (they will not meet on November 25, the day before Thanksgiving). For more information, please e-mail the Friends at

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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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Check out our newest resource Hoopla which allows you to borrow movies, tv shows, music, and downloadable books!
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The Hoboken Public Library Gallery!

In the Hoboken Public Library Gallery:
Sinatra 100 - Hoboken (Photography in honor of Sinatra's 100th Birthday)
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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. 

Spanish Computer Class
On Wednesday  December 2 at 6 PM, Spanish language speakers can learn the basics of computer use.

A Christmas Carol
On Thursday  December 3 at 7 PM, join us for special solo performance of Charles Dickens' classic, holiday tale.

Sinatra Movie Marathon
On Saturday December 12, celebrate Sinatra’s 100 Birthday with a movie marathon.  The marathon starts at 10:15 AM.  Please call 201-420-2347 for details on the movies screened.  Refreshments will be served. 

Writers Group
Our HPL Writers Group will meet on December 14 at 6 PM.   Email to join the mailing list.  

Mile Square Readers Club
On Thursday December 17 at 7:30 PM, discuss Humans of New York: Stories by Brandon Stanton. Email to join our mailing list.

Adult Sci-Fi/Fantasy Book Discussion: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
The group will discuss The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe December 21 at 6 PM.  At 4 PM, before the discussion starts will be a movie screening. Email for details.  



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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Creation 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.

Open Tech Time
Starting on Monday, November 30 between 1 PM and 3 PM as part of our Makerspace we will have Open Tech Time. Bring your technology or computer question and check out the library's ereaders and tablets.

Girls Coding Class
Join us for a Coding Fair on Monday November 30 at 5 PM! Come learn more about coding and how your child can benefit from learning technology skills especially when they are in 1st-8th grade.

De-Stress and Self Express
On Monday December 7 between 5:30-6:30 PM, come in and relax with some adult coloring.

S.T.E.A.M. Club
Join our weekly club if you are 8-12 years old and interested in participating in science, technology, engineering, art, and math activities. Sign up by calling (201-420-2348) or stopping by the library.


Early Closing 4 PM: Thursday, 12/24/15
Full Day Closed: Friday, 12/25/15

Early Closing 4 PM: Thursday, 12/31/15
Full Day Closed: Friday, 1/1/16

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.


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

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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