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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.  

On Saturday February 25 at 2 PM, join us for a reading by playwright George Cameron Grant of an excerpt from his play Fortune and learn the story behind it.  Rose Fortune was a black loyalist during the American Revolution who Grant learned about on a visit to Nova Scotia.

Science Fiction Movie Screening

On Monday, Feb 27 at 4 PM there will be a movie screening of a popular Science Fiction movie based on a graphic novel.  Join us to see it before the sequel comes out later this year! Email for more details.

Discussion of Octavia Butler’s Kindred
Join our Science Fiction and Fantasy Discussion Group on Monday February 27 at 6 PM as we discuss the classic time travel novel Kindred by Octavia Butler. In the novel, a young African American woman in 1975 is forced back to the time of slavery.

African-Inspired Doll Making
Liz Cohen has been creating art objects dolls, made from all kinds of materials, for the last 14 years.  Join us to make an African Inspired Doll on Thursday March 2 at 7 PM.  For ages 10+.  First comes gets a spot.

Beginner Crochet
On Tuesdays February 7, 14, 21, 28 at 9:30 AM, join us for a four sessions class and learn how to crochet with Lisa Barnes. First come, first served gets a spot. This is a beginner class. You must attend all four sessions to complete project. Class is full.

Silhouette Art Class
On March 6 at 5:30 PM, learn about silhouette artist Kara Walker and how to draw your own southern scene.  Drawings will be used to create silhouettes.  First come first served.

Prepare Your Body for Pregnancy
On Wednesday March 8 at 6:30 PM, as part of Wellness Wednesday, learn how to build a wellness-minded pregnancy team, avoid a C-section, reduce labor and delivery time, and relieve pain naturally. Dr. Sgambati, a maternity chiropractor provides strategies to conceive, birth, and labor naturally.

Drawing Classes
On Wednesdays  March 8, 15, 22, and 29 at 10 AM, art teacher, Liz Cohen, will hold a new series of four drawing classes.  Artist-students will go from their first triumphs of drawing the human face to drawing the entire human figure.

Celebrate Holi
On Thursday March 9 at 7 PM, come join us in the celebration of the Indian Festival of Color, Holi.  There will be music, dancing, and Henna lessons and free Indian snacks from Karma Cafe.

Social Security Presentation
Monday March 13 at 2 PM learn about Social Security Benefits, get answers to  questions, and learn how to open a My Social Security account.

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day
On Thursday March 16 come and enjoy a special concert with Ian Gallagher, Irish singer and musician.  Ian will entertain with favorite Irish classics, new songs and stories about the history of Ireland and the works being performed.  Join us at the Hoboken Senior Center (124 Grand Street) at Noon, and then in the evening at the Library at 7 PM.

Science Fiction Book Discussion & Movie Screening
On Monday March 20 at 6:30 PM we will be discussing the science fiction classic, The Martian Chronicles, by Ray Bradbury. Join us for a visually stunning classic science fiction film before the book discussion at 4 PM.

Mile Square City Readers Book Club
On Tuesday March 21 at 6:30 PM to discuss A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline.

Makers Day
Join us on Saturday March 25 from 10 AM to 3:30 PM for Makers Day at the library when we will have a variety of fun Maker events.  See our Maker Space Page for more details.

Adult Coloring
On Monday March 27 at 6 PM unwind with spa water and coloring for adults.

SCORE: Cash Management
On Tuesday March 28 at 6:30 PM learn how to control your supply/labor costs and about pricing your products/services to be competitive and profitable



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