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*Extended hours Winter-Spring 2017 Library Schedule, beginning on Monday, February 6, 2017, when the Main Library closes again for renovations. Download Schedule
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Please help renovate the century-plus historic Main Library in Jersey City, NJ. Please contact Library Director Priscilla Gardner @ 201-547-4788 if you would love to donate.




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black-and-white-ball     The JCFPL Foundation invites you to join us at our 14th Annual Black and White Ball and Silent Auction on Thursday, May 18, 2017 starting 6PM.
spring-preschool-story-hours The spring preschool story hours begin February 27, 2017.
winter-spring-2017 The JCFPL Fall-Winter 2016-2017 Schedule begins Tuesday, January 3, 2017. Download Schedule | PDF
hotspot-now-available   The JCFPL now carries HotSpots. HotSpots can be borrowed at your local library branch.
abcmouse From Age of Learning, Inc., the award-winning curriculum is designed to help young children (ages 2 - 6+) build a strong foundation for future academic success. is 100% educational, with 3500+ learning activities...
main-library-renovations Main Library – Renovation Status Update, September 2015 The Main Library in Jersey City, New Jersey, is an architectural masterpiece in the Italian Renaissance tradition from the New York firm of Brite and Bacon, with its cornerstone laid...
main-library-renovations-to-start-in-late-october-2014Main Library Renovations to Start in Late October 2014; Ushering in Disabled Accessibility When Completed With its cornerstone set in 1899, the 115-year-old Main Library in Jersey City will be getting a top-to-bottom overhaul over...
dial-a-story Dial-A-Story offers bedtime pre-recorded stories for children, in English and in Spanish. Please call (201) 547-4604.


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