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The Library will be closed Memorial Day Weekend: Sunday 5/29/16 and Monday 5/30/16.

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Maker Space Learn more about the library's Maker Space program and take part in the learning and fun!

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The Main Building at 500 Park Avenue has reopened. The Pop Up Branch is currently closed.

The next closing of the Main Building is tentatively scheduled for June 6-17; the Pop Up Branch at 124 Grand Street will be open again at that time during regular library hours.

24/7 eresources like the Gale Virtual Reference Library, Hoopla, Zinio, Universal Class, Britannica Library, Brainfuse, and more are always a click away! Get full text journal articles, magazines, ebooks, downloadable music, financial investment information and more for free! Hoboken Public Library Resident Card Holders have access from home with their library cards.

The Hoboken Public Library Gallery!

In the Hoboken Public Library Gallery:
The Art Work of Students at Salvatore R. Calabro and Thomas G. Connors
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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. 

Healthy Vegetarian Quick Start
Susan Rose, vegetarian lifestyle coach, will present on May 24 at 6 PM simple up-to-date nutrition information, menu suggestions and recipes that will help you in your journey to become a vegetarian.  For ages 10 and up.

Wednesday Morning Art
Get Creative on Wednesday May 25 at 10 AM with our daytime Art Class taught by Liz Cohen of Hob’Art. Learn to make Picasso inspired object sculptures.First come gets a spot. Ages 13 and up.

Mile Square City Readers Book Club
The Mile Square City Readers will discuss At the Edge of the Orchard by Tracy Chevalier. Email to join the email list.  Go to the reference desk to pick up a copy of the book for the discussion. This program has been postponed till June.


Teen Programs (Grades 5 & up)

  • Give us a call! (201) 420-2348.



Kids Programs
For Current Weekly Storytimes and Special Programs check the Children's Program Page Info!

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Maker Space -
Open Creation Space Time
Every Monday join us between 1PM and 7 PM for open maker space time. No appointment required! Those under the age of 13 need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

S.T.E.A.M. Club
Join our weekly club on Tuesdays at 3:30, if you are 8-12 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.


Library Closings:
Memorial Day Weekend:
Sunday 5/29/16 and Monday 5/30/16

The Reading Room on the second floor is closed periodically for special events. Click here to see a list of Reading Room closing dates and times.

Please call 201-420-2346 for updated information about closings due to inclement weather or other emergencies.


Click on HelpNow and JobNow for homework help and online resources for job seekers. Live help is available from 2 PM-11 PM!




Want to learn a foreign language or improve your English skills?
Adults can learn with Rosetta Stone or Mango and for young children we have Little Pim!

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Please enter your Hoboken Public Library Card Number
when prompted for a User ID for remote access.

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Login for Adults
this includes Mango Premier Films geared towards older teens and adults

Login for Kids with only Children friendly Mango Premier Films included
Please be aware this link is currently only working in the library.

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Universal Class


Online Learning Courses are available to Hoboken Library Patrons through Universal Class.
Start learning today!

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