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Weekly English as a Second Language Conversation classes will take place Wednesday evenings at the Library at 6:30 PM till April 26 (no class on April 12).  These classes are intended for advanced-beginner and intermediate level English speakers to practice, learn, and have fun!

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


The Hoboken Public Library Gallery!

In the Hoboken Public Library Gallery:
Art Is A Journey: Art Work from the Hoboken Shelter and the St. Matthew’s Trinity Lunchtime Drop in Ministry
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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. 

 History of Pizza
On Thursday April 20 at 7 PM Scott’s Pizza Tours is back by popular demand to discusses pizza’s journey to America! Sample pizza from all over Hoboken.

Science Fiction Book Discussion & Movie Screening
On Monday April 24 at 6 PM we will be discussing When Gravity Fails by George Alec Effinger. Join us for an 80’s Sci-Fi film before the book discussion at 4 PM.

Wellness Wednesdays: Pain, Pain Go Away with Dr. Anthony Orlando
Join us Wednesday April 26 at 6:30 PM where Dr. Anthony Orlando, Physical Therapist will present Pain, Pain Go Away: Manage and Eliminate Neck and Lower Back Pain.


Teen Programs (Grades 5 & up)

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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.

Crochet Class
Beginning on Tuesday April 4 at 9:30 AM there will be a 4 part Crochet Class.  No advance registration, but first to come will get a spot.

April Art History and Appreciation
On Wednesdays April 5, 12, 19, 26 10:00 AM join Liz Cohen for a series of art classes that will teach art history and appreciation through creation of art. First come gets a spot.

Adult Coloring
On Thursday April 27 at 7 PM unwind with spa water and coloring for adults.


Library Closings:
Memorial Day Weekend: Sunday 5/28/17 and Monday 5/29/17

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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this includes Mango Premier Films geared towards older teens and adults

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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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