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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.  

All programs are at Main Branch unless noted.

Morning Art with Liz
On Wednesdays in May at 10 AM art teacher Liz Cohen, will hold a series of 5 drawing classes that include art historical references and discussions of aesthetics.  Emphasis will be placed on artists who have been inspired by the beauty of flowers and nature — as May IS the month of flowers.

Movie Screening
On Saturday May 26 at 1pm, join the Hoboken Public Library as we have a Saturday afternoon movie showing of a recent film on the big screen with surround sound. Light refreshments including popcorn will be served.

Morning Art
On Wednesdays in June at 10 AM, Art teacher, Liz Cohen Ndoye, will hold a series of drawing classes with a focus on color and color theory. Students will learn the theory and skills of color mixing. Artists who have been inspired by  saturated color  will be discussed along with the mythology of color.

Art Gallery/ Reception
In June the second floor gallery will have a display of photography by Byron Huart.  Come meet him on June 7 at 7 PM.  Learn about his experience chasing passenger ships and photographing them.

Writers Group
Come in on Monday June 11 at 6:30 PM to discuss your writing.  For more info please email

True Mentors Plays
On Tuesday, June 12 at 6 PM, come enjoy short, one act plays written and performed by the True Mentors participants of Hoboken.

Create Your Pregnancy Team
At the June 13 6:30 PM Wellness Wednesday learn how to build a wellness-minded pregnancy team, avoid a C-section, reduce labor & delivery time, relieve neck & back pain naturally, and prevent postural imbalances postpartum from Dr. Sgambati, a maternity chiropractor and mother of two, and a local midwife. Please consult your medical doctor before doing anything suggested in the program.

Lady Memoir Book Club at Little City Books
In honor of Pride Month, the Lady Memoir Book Club at Little City Books will read Tranny: Confessions of Punk Rock's Most Infamous Anarchist Sellout by Laura Jane Grace, on Wednesday June 13 at 7 PM. Email for more info.

LGBTQ Poetry Slam
Join us for a poetry slam in honor of LGBTQ Pride month on June 14 at 6:30 PM for ages 18 and up.  Bring your original work and/or read writings from LGBTQ poets/writers.

Open Mic in Church Square Park
Park Bench Open-Mic Concert Series welcomes Cousin Earth on June 16 at 2 PM. Local poets, comedians, musicians and artists can perform.

Sci-Fi Book and Movie
On Monday, June 18 at 6 PM book discussion of Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury. Beforehand at 4 PM see a movie adaptation.  Light refreshments and snacks will be served.

Mile Square City Readers Book Club
On Tuesday, June 19th at 6:30pm, join the Mile Square City Readers Book Club as they discuss The Music Shop by Rachel Joyce.

Pet First Aid
The talk on June 19 at 6 PM, covers pet first aid, basic CPR, and disaster preparedness for animals. Dr. Julie Jones is a veterinarian at Veterinaire Pet Care-Journal Square; she has years of experience with emergency patients and underwent FEMA training in disaster management with the Battery Park City Community Emergency Response Team (CERT).  Please consult your veterinarian before practicing anything this program suggests.

Domino Tournament
Think you can beat the reigning champs? On Saturday, June 23 at 1 pm, come and enjoy the third Domino Tournament, led by our own Bladimir Ventura. We will have prizes, pizza and a lot of fun! Everyone is invited to watch but only experienced players, 15 and up, are invited to enroll. Bring a partner! Seating and time is limited so come early to get a spot to play and win!

Climate Mobilization
On Thursday, June 28 at 7 PM TCM Hoboken takes a look at the New Jersey Solar Challenge and how to promote renewable energy in Hoboken.

Uno Tournament
On Saturday, June 30 at 1 pm, join us for the library’s first Uno Tournament!  Team up with your best friend, sibling, cousin or significant other, in our first ever Uno tournament. All ages (7 +) are welcome to participate, there will be prizes to win and snacks to eat.


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