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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.

English as a Second Language
The Friends of HPL continue to offer free ESL conversation classes, designed especially for non-native English students at the “advanced beginner” and “intermediate” skill levels Wednesday evenings from 6:30 to 7:30 PM.  For more information, please contact them at  The March 14 meeting will feature demos of online language learning services.

Morning Art with Liz Cohen Ndoye
Art teacher Liz Cohen will hold a series of 4 drawing classes Wednesdays March 7, 14, 21, and 28 at 10 AM. 

Lip Balm with Thuy Tran
On Thursday March 15 at 6:30 PM, Thuy Tran teaches you how to make an organic lip balm from scratch, which you can bring home with you. Supplies are included, but limited so come early to get a spot. 

Irish Music for Hoboken Seniors
On Friday March 16 at 12:30 PM, Ian Gallagher will perform Irish Music at the Senior Center at 124 Grand Street.  Refreshments will be served.

Writer’s Group
Join the Hoboken Public Library Writer’s Workshop on Monday March 19 at 6:30 PM, to discuss your writing in a friendly and constructive atmosphere.  For more information and to submit your work in advance to the group please email

Mile Square City Readers Book Club: An American Marriage
Join the Mile Square City Readers Book Club on Tuesday March 20 at 6:30 PM as they discuss Oprah's latest book club pick, An American Marriage by Tayari Jones.

#WellnessWednesdays: Eat to Manage Your Pain & Inflammation
Do you wake up achy all over more often than not?  Are muscle spasms, leg cramps or back pain becoming too frequent? Stop just relying on over-the counter medications and manage your pain with simple nutritional changes.  Wednesday March 21 6:30 PM, learn which foods cause aches and pains and which foods help to reduce inflammation.

Lady Memoir Book Club at Little City Books: The Complete Persepolis
For the Wednesday March 21 7 PM meeting, the Lady Memoir Book Club at Little City Books will discuss Marjane Satrapi’s The Complete Persepolis, about the author’s life in Iran during the Islamic Revolution.

Improv Skit Night
On Thursday March 22 at 7 PM, join us for our second night of improvisation in a fun and hilarious night as professional actors take simple, everyday words suggested by the audience and turn it into a 1 minute skit. As this is audience interactive, who knows, you might even be invited up on stage to join in the fun!

Movie Screening
Saturday March 24 at 1 PM come and enjoy a screening of a recent super hero movie. Light refreshments and popcorn will be served. For more details call 201-420-2347.

Sci-Fi & Fantasy Book Club
Monday March 26 at 6 PM we will be discussing The Magicians by Lev Grossman at 6 PM; beforehand we will be watching some related TV episodes beginning at 4 PM. 

Women’s History Month Self-Defense Class
Empower yourself this March for Women’s History Month. This class on Thursday March 29 at 7 PM is designed to give women the knowledge and skills to keep themselves safer. Its goal is to make women more aware, prepared, and ready for daily life situations they may face. Learn basic self-defense moves and how to use your own body and to protect yourself.

Intermediate Crochet with Lisa Barnes
In this four-week intermediate level crochet class Fridays March 30 and April 6,13,20 from 9:30 to 11:30 AM, you will learn new techniques and create a variety of projects. 



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