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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.

Wednesday Morning Art Series
Liz Cohen will hold a new series of four drawing classes for beginners as well as more experienced artists ages 12+ Wednesday mornings in September at 10 AM. Students will go from their first triumphs of drawing the human face to drawing the entire human figure. A live clothed professional model will pose for students.

End of the Summer Adult Reading Party
Please join us on Thursday, September 14th at 6PM, as we celebrate the conclusion of another successful Adult Summer Reading Program. Enjoy light refreshments, as we reveal our grand prize winners.

Climate Mobilization
If you care  about the Environment,  come out and find out what you can do on  Monday, Sept 14 at 7 PM. Pizza will be served.

Park Bench Open Mic
On Saturday September 16 at 2 PM join us for our monthly Open Mic in Church Square Park. This month featuring Footprints, a group of touring and recording artists who blur the lines between jazz, funk, and blues through instrumental experimentation.

Mile Square City Readers
Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue The Mile Square City Readers Book Club takes a page from Oprah’s Book Club, and will discuss Imbolo Mbue’s Behold the Dreamers on Tuesday September 19 at 6:30 PM.

September’s Gallery will feature, displayed on the art walls, art by Kira Marburger, aka Kiki DeLa Mar. There will be a reception with light refreshments on September 19 at 6:30 PM.

Lady Memoir Book Club at Little City Books
The Lady Memoir Book Club at Little City Books will meet Wednesday September 20 at 7 PM to discuss Why Not Me? by Mindy Kaling.

The Art of Making Hot Sauce
Whether you prefer mild, medium, or HOT, on Thursday September 21 at 7 PM, come learn what it takes to make a hot sauce that is full of flavor and spice!  The Hoboken Library is pleased to host chef, Angie Bilotti who will guide you through the process of creating delicious, artisanal hot sauces that pack both punch and flavor. We will learn how to make vinegar based hot sauce as well as salt brine based hot sauce using a lacto-fermentation method. Recipes will be provided so you can customize and master your very own signature sauce! 

The Art of the Street Portrait

Stop watching people and start capturing them in photos! In this class on Saturday September 23 at 12 PM, Derek will guide adults through making those first steps to capture street portraits, from building the confidence to approach complete strangers to creating an image. Snacks provided.

The Stepford Wives Discussion/Movie
On Monday September 25 at 6 PM, join the HPL Sci-Fi and Fantasy Book Discussion Group for a discussion of Ira Levin’s classic science fiction satire, The Stepford Wives.  There will be a movie screening beforehand at 4 PM. 

Marketing Your Small Business
The Seminar on Tuesday September 26 at 6:30 PM will provide insights and suggestions of Low Cost/No Cost Strategies for marketing available to ALL Small Businesses.

Wellness Wednesday Presents “Light On Happy: A Positive Psychology Workshop”
In this one hour workshop on Wednesday September 27 at 6:30 PM, you'll learn simple strategies to increase your overall levels of happiness and well-being. Through examining techniques rooted in Positive Psychology, often called "The Science of Happiness", you'll understand how you can find whole-being happiness and health in your life right now. For ages 18+. #WellnessWednesdays

Flamenco Dancing
On Thursday September 28 at 7 PM celebrate Hispanic  Heritage Month with a Flamenco Dancer. The Hoboken Public Library is proud to present an exquisite performance by Amilia Hernandez’s flamenco cabaret. 

Celebrate Diwali, The Indian Festival of Lights

On Saturday September 30 at 12 PM please join us as we celebrate the Indian festival of lights, Diwali. A very happy, celebratory holiday with dancing, food, colored lights, henna tattoos and more. All free of charge and open to all ages and all backgrounds!



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