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Upcoming Events - Kids:


September Children's Programsnoted.

Weekly Children's Programs
Story Time in the Park Continues through October 18!
Tiny Tot Tuesdays in the Gazebo at 10:30 AM, join us for story time for children ages 6 mos. to 2 ½ yrs. Simple stories, songs, and games for children and a caregiver.
On Wednesdays at 10:30 AM, join us for story time for older children ages 2 ½ and up. No sign-ups required.

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

Special Programs
Storytime at 124 Grand Street
Join us at the Pop Up Branch on Mondays, October 2, 16, and 30 at 11 AM for story time for ages 2+.

Happy Soccer Feet for Kids 2 Years+
Soccer fun in Church Square Park at 10:30 AM on Monday October 23.

Sensory Story Time & Craft
Our story time on Tuesday October 24 at 4:30 PM is designed for children ages 4+ with developmental disabilities. Join us for stories, songs, and hands-on activities. Siblings Welcome!

LEGO: Social Skills Building Group
If your child has a developmental disability, join us on Wednesday October 25 at 3:30 PM (ages 3-4) and 4:30 PM (ages 5-9) for our LEGO club in which your child will develop social skills and meet new friends!

Cooks & Books
On Friday October 27 at 3:15 PM, Budding Top Chefs learn easy healthy snack ideas. For kids ages 4+. Tickets available through Eventbrite.

Family Game Day
Family Game Day will be at the Pop Up Branch on Saturday October 28 at 1 PM with fun literacy games.

Bluthner Music Demo
Kids & teens can check out a piano, a cello, and a violin Saturday October 28 at 1:30 PM.

Makerspace Monsters
Join us for a fun makerspace class for children ages 5 years and older. Monday October 30 at 3:15 PM join us for Monster Mittens.

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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