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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.

Adult Summer Reading
Come read with us! The Hoboken Public Library is continuing our 6th Annual Adult Summer Reading program. Whether you read a little or a lot, come join the fun. Sign into our Summer Reading Website

Abstract Painting
On Wednesdays August 2, 9, 16, 30 at 10 AM, students ages 12 through adults will look at, discuss, and critique abstract paintings by four famous artists: Hans Hofmann, Helen Frankenthaler, Lee Krasner, and Mark Rothko. Liz Cohen will then teach students to create their own color field paintings using both acrylic and watercolor paints to express their own feelings and emotions and create their own magnificent art!

Open Mic in Church Square Park
On Saturday August 19 at 2 PM, share your poetry at the Church Square Park Gazebo. Musical guest is Marafanyi Drum, Dance & Song. For all ages!

Fantasy Movie Screening and Book Discussion
Join our Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Discussion Group on Monday August 21 at 6:30 PM, for a book discussion of the epic fantasy classic The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien. Before the discussion there will be a screening of a related fantasy film at 3:30 PM. Light refreshments will be served.

Homemade Organic Body Scrubs Workshop
Tuesday August 22 at 10:30 AM learn to make your own organic body scrubs. Adults will learn the difference between salt and sugar scrubs. Mix essential oils to come up with the perfect scent! All supplies are provided.  Come early to reserve a place.

Hudson River Estuary Clean up Project
Please join us and learn how to  get involved in caring for the Hudson River Estuary on Thursday August 24 at 7 PM. Pizza will be served at the event.



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