Here’s a collection of recent news releases from the Hoboken Public Library, and select media mentions about the Hoboken Public Library

Book Sanctuary Movement Grows From Poets & Writers Magazine
February 14, 2024
Hoboken’s Librarian on Establishing Book Sanctuaries and Combatting Book Bans (106.7 Lite FM)
February 12, 2024
ALA Announces New Members of the Unite Against Book Bans Cadre for Proactive Advocacy Opposing Book Banning
February 9, 2024
Issues and Ideas with Chris DeBello featuring Jennie Pu
January 29, 2024
Hoboken Inspires Nationwide Book Movement
January 17, 2024
Hoboken to become a sanctuary city for books
September 7, 2023
A Chat with Hoboken Library’s Director, Jennie Pu
August 30, 2023
Hoboken Public Library Celebrates Families, Love, Diversity
June 17, 2023
Mayor Bhalla secures space for new uptown library branch, affordable housing, and $3.2 million through new Redevelopment Agreement
May 18, 2023, Nixle message from the City of Hoboken
Hoboken Public Library’s BookBike is Back!  The BookBike is back, better than ever!
April 27, 2023
Celebrate National Library Week with the Hoboken Public Library, April 23 – 29
April 19, 2023
Hoboken Library Hosts Two Important Events to Mark National Social Work Month
March 21, 2023
Library Social Work: Making a Difference in my Hometown
by Emily Dalton, HPL Community Service Worker
From NASW-NJ FOCUS Magazine
March 2023

Emily Dalton was honored with a Proclamation from the City of Hoboken for her social work efforts.  Click the picture below to watch the video.


Supporting their library.  Inspiring their community.
The Hoboken Public Library Friends & Foundation officially announced their new organization
February 2, 2023
Bringing the Library to the People … on a BookBike
by Valerie Coughlin, HPL Youth Services Librarian
From Public Libraries magazine
November 2022
Come to Coffee with Cohen, with Hoboken Public Library
Tuesday, October 18, 8 am – 9:30 am, at bwè kafe

October 14, 2022
Watch the Video: Library’s “Community Listening Session” on proposed Uptown Library Branch
received widespread enthusiasm and support.

April 5, 2022
Hoboken Public Library among 200 libraries nationwide to receive American Rescue Plan humanities funding 
February 17, 2022
Hoboken Library Goes “Fine Free!”
December 9, 2021
On CBS Sunday Mornings, “Skipper the Seal” Children’s Author Admiral William McRaven reads his book to children at the Hoboken Public Library.
November 21, 2021
Hoboken Library Main Building Renovation Mandates Four-Week Close
June 29, 2021
Board Appoints New Director to Lead the Hoboken Library
June 23, 2021
Hoboken Public Library Receives Women’s Suffrage Award
January 13, 2021

Reaching back for a seminal event…

HPL’s “Ideas Festival” was a Real Eye-Opener
November 2018


Updated 2/15/2024 -SS