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Hoboken Public Library
Upcoming Events - Kids:


Weekly Children's Programs
Story Times in the Park
On Tuesdays at 10:30 AM, join us for simple stories and songs for children 6 mos. to 2 ½ years and a caregiver at the Church Square Park gazebo. On Wednesday at 10:30 AM, there will be story time for older children ages 2 ½ yrs. +. No tickets required.

Special September Programs.
Library Bingo!
Head to the Children’s Department any time this month from September 1 to September 30 to pick up a bingo card. You will have thirty days to use your library in various ways to win a prize!

S.T.E.A.M. Club

On Tuesday September 6 at 3:30 PM, join our monthly club if you are 6+ years old and interested in participating in science, technology, engineering, art, and math activities. Sign up by calling 201-420-2348 or stopping by the library.

Fairy Tale Story Time & Craft
On Wednesday September 14 at 3:30 PM, join us for a special fairy tale story time and craft for children ages 3+ yrs. Tickets available through Eventbrite.

Cooks & Books
On Friday September 30 at 3:15 PM, budding Top Chefs ages 4+ learn easy healthy snack ideas with Dietician Elisabeth Holtzer from Shoprite. Eventbrite Tickets required.

Story Time Reminders

Story Time is a time for you to learn with your child.  We ask you to turn off all cell phones and texting devices during library programs.  Also, there is no food.   Please feed your child before or after story time.  If your child gets restless during story time, please take them out of the program so other children can enjoy the stories, undisturbed.  Many thanks for your cooperation.

For more information call 201-420-2348 and email

For Our Educational Partners
The Library offers many services to Hoboken K-12 schools, pre-schools and daycare centers. We can supplement your classroom instruction and host special programs to engage your students at the library. You can schedule a class visit to the library for:
-Library tours
-Story times
-Research help
-Presentations on useful databases and homework help resources
-And special programs that supplement your classroom instruction

If you can’t leave the classroom, we are more than willing to come to you for presentations on special topics or to show you and your students how to use specific library resources. We are also available for book talks and special story times.

DAYCARE VISITS: We schedule story times for daycare centers on Friday mornings at 10:30 AM. Call 201-420-2348 for date availability. Because of space limitations, we can accommodate no more than 20 children at a time.

PRE-K-12 SCHOOL VISITS: Teachers and students in Hoboken are entitled to a free library card as individuals who work and go to school here, and it would be our pleasure to arrange this for you so that your students can borrow materials at the time of your class visit.  If you wish to sign children up for library cards, please let us know at least two weeks in advance of your scheduled visit.

If you schedule a visit and cannot make it because of weather or scheduling conflicts, please call to let us know and we will reschedule your date. Our staff works hard to prepare programs for your needs so we appreciate your courtesy.

For more information about visiting the library with your students, please contact us:
Phone: 201-420-2348



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