The Press Room
Michele M. Dupey, MLIS
Public Information Officer
Jersey City Free Public Library
472 Jersey Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07302
MAIN LIBRARY CLOSURE CHANGED TO THESE DATES: FROM THIS FRIDAY, MAY 22 TO TUESDAY, JUNE 2
Written by Administrator
Main Library Closure CHANGED to These Dates: From This Friday, May 22 to Tuesday, June 2
JERSEY CITY, N.J. May 20, 2015 – The Main Library in Jersey City, 472 Jersey Avenue, will fully close on this Friday, May 22, including being closed the full Memorial Day weekend, through Tuesday, June 2.
The Main Library will reopen on Wednesday, June 3, at its regular time, 9 a.m.
Biblioteca Criolla, the Spanish department on the 4th floor of the Main Library, has been closed since Tuesday, May 12, due to the extensive and ongoing construction of new barrier-free restrooms on the 4th floor. Criolla will be closed up until the full Main Library closure on Friday, May 22.
Main Library Closure CHANGED
Main Library Closure CHANGED to These Dates: Friday, May 22, Saturday, May 23 & Tuesday, May 26
Criolla Closed, as of Tuesday, May 12
JERSEY CITY, N.J. May 12, 2015 – In order to stay in compliance with the law, the environmental company must reissue a new initial 10-day notice to the New Jersey Department of Labor and New Jersey Department of Health, because the current one expired, due to a delay in scheduling.
The Main Library in Jersey City, 472 Jersey Avenue, will now close on Friday, May 22; Saturday, May 23; and Tuesday, May 26.
Biblioteca Criolla, the Spanish department on the 4th floor of the Main Library, has closed as of today, Tuesday, May 12, due to the extensive and ongoing construction of new barrier-free restrooms on the 4th floor. Criolla will be closed up until the full Main Library closure on Friday, May 22.
Main Library Closed for Phase II Renovations
Main Library Phase II Renovation Kicks In Full-Force: ENTIRE Main Library Closes from May 15-19
JERSEY CITY, N.J. May 7, 2015 – When the Jersey City Free Public Library’s Lending Department, on the second floor of the Main Library, closed for four months starting Monday, May 4 as part of the continued renovation of the Main Library, it was only a matter of time that the entire building would need to close for a short while, as Phase II moved forward.
For Phase II (renovating the Lending Department), the Main Library, 472 Jersey Avenue, will be closed from Friday, May 15, 2015 until Tuesday, May 19, 2015.
“The entire building will be closed for asbestos abatement and demolition within the Lending Department,” explained Helena Ruman, AIA, the Library’s architect for the project.
Lending Department Closes for 4 Months Due to Main Library Renovations
JERSEY CITY, N.J. April 29, 2015 – Effective Monday, May 4, 2015, the Lending Department (ONLY) at the Main Library, 472 Jersey Avenue in Jersey City, will close for a period of four months, due to the ongoing renovations since late October 2014. Lending’s closure marks the beginning of Phase III. All other departments expect to remain open during the four months.
The Lending Department will remain open until Saturday, May 2, at 5 p.m., its regular closing time. Library patrons with due dates later than May 2 of items borrowed from Lending can bring back any library materials to all branches, including the Bookmobile.
West Bergen Branch Closed Until Further Notice
West Bergen Branch Closed Today, Thursday, April 9, Until Further Notice
JERSEY CITY, N.J. April 9, 2015 – The West Bergen Branch, 475 West Side Avenue, of the Jersey City Free Public Library has closed today, Thursday, April 9, 2015, until further notice.
West Bergen had reopened for roughly one week from its last closure on March 24; however, the problems of an older building just cannot be surmounted at this time. This storefront branch library has had different problems in the past and library administration, along with city officials, are looking for a suitable replacement space.
“We are very sorry that a full closure of an undetermined time period cannot be avoided,” said Chief Librarian Hussein Odeh.
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