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Upcoming Events - Kids:


September Children's Programsnoted.

Weekly Children's Programs
Tiny Tots Story Time
On Tuesday at 10:30 & 11:30 AM and Thursday at 10:30 & 11:30 AM, simple stories, songs, and games for children for children ages 6 mos. to 2 ½ and a caregiver. Program requires a free Eventbrite ticket for each child, reserved the day prior. Please bring the child's library card (not parents’) and the Eventbrite ticket. Limit of one story time per week.

Mrs. M’s Story Time
On Wednesdays at 10:30 AM, story and craft time for children ages 2 ½+. No ticket required.

Block Party
Do you love Lego bricks? Come build with us on Thursdays from 3:15-4:15 PM. For children ages 4+ (younger siblings are welcome).

Special Programs
Pop Up Story Time
On Monday, December 4 and 18 at 11:00 AM, join us in our Pop Up Library location at 124 Grand Street for a special story time for ages 2 ½ yrs +.

Cooks and Books
On Friday, December 15, at 3:15 pm, Budding Top Chefs ages 4 and up learn easy food preparation. Eventbrite ticket required. 

Rummage and Ruffage Story Time
On Saturday, December  16 at 10:30 am, families with children of all ages, join us at the Midtown Famer’s Market for a story time and craft!

Holiday Cookie Decorating
On Tuesday, December 19 at 4:00pm come decorate sweet treats with us. For children ages 3 yrs and up.

Holiday Cartoon, Cocoa and Craft
On Friday, December 22 at 3:15 pm enjoy a viewing of a classic cartoon with some hot cocoa, followed by a craft. Ages 3 and up.

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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