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Jersey City, NJ  07302
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The Bookmobile OFF-ROAD TODAY, December 16

The Bookmobile OFF-ROAD TODAY, December 16

JERSEY CITY, N.J.   December 16, 2014 – The Jersey City Free Public Library regretfully reports the Bookmobile will be off-road today, Thursday, December 16, due to unforeseen circumstances.

The Bookmobile presence on the road will be determined on a day-by-day basis.

Library patrons can bring back any materials to the Main Library and all branches.

If you need to wait for the Bookmobile, you will not incur any fines during the time the Bookmobile is off the road.

“We apologize for any inconvenience,” said Assistant Library Director Sonia Araujo, who oversees the Bookmobile.

Read more: The Bookmobile OFF-ROAD TODAY, December 16

 

Main Library Closes Four Department Due to Construction

MAIN LIBRARY OPENS TODAY, Monday, December 1 & CLOSES FOUR DEPARTMENTS due to Construction Demolition Clean Up

JERSEY CITY, N.J.   December 1, 2014 – As the dust settles from the major construction demolition at the Main Library in Jersey City, 472 Jersey Avenue, the building has opened today, Monday, December 1, 2014, with four (4) departments still CLOSED – Bonetti Children’s Room, Lending, Biblioteca Criolla and Federal Documents – due to need for further clean up from the demolition of the first floor restrooms.

“We apologize for the continued inconvenience, but health concerns are more important,” said Library Director Priscilla Gardner. “We expect Lending, Criolla and Documents to open again on Tuesday, December 2, at 9 a.m.”

For the latest on programs, events, and special announcements please follow the Library on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Jersey-City-Free-Public-Library/121162594579991), Twitter (JCFPL_NJ) or Pinterest (www.pinterest.com/jerseycityPL) at Jersey City Free Public Library. Visit us on the web at www.jclibrary.org for all information on the Library, including all press releases in The Press Room. As of today, December 1, 2014, the Jersey City Free Public Library has 183,600 valid card members.

MAIN LIBRARY CLOSES FULL WEEK (November 24-28) due to Construction Demolition & Thanksgiving Holiday

MAIN LIBRARY CLOSES FULL WEEK (November 24-28) due to Construction Demolition & Thanksgiving Holiday

JERSEY CITY, N.J.   November 23, 2014 –  The Main Library in Jersey City, 472 Jersey Avenue, will be closed for the entire Thanksgiving week – on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Saturday, November 24, 25, 26 & 29, due to the demolition of the first floor restrooms, and on Thursday & Friday, November 27 & 28, for the Thanksgiving holiday.

“We apologize for any inconvenience,” said Library Director Priscilla Gardner. “The contractors are trying to complete this one task while we are closed so that the air quality will be fine when tested before our return. Given that, we expect the Main Library to open again on Monday, December 1, at 9 a.m."

For the latest on programs, events, and special announcements please follow the Library on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Jersey-City-Free-Public-Library/121162594579991), Twitter (JCFPL_NJ) or Pinterest (www.pinterest.com/jerseycityPL) at Jersey City Free Public Library. Visit us on the web at www.jclibrary.org for all information on the Library, including all press releases in The Press Room.

 

MAIN LIBRARY CLOSES TODAY, Friday, November 21 & TOMORROW, Saturday, November 22 due to Construction Demolition

MAIN LIBRARY CLOSES TODAY, Friday, November 21 & TOMORROW, Saturday, November 22 due to Construction Demolition

JERSEY CITY, N.J.   November 21, 2014 – As the major construction unfolds at the Main Library in Jersey City, 472 Jersey Avenue, the full building has closed for today, Friday, November 21, 2014 and tomorrow, Saturday, November 22, due to the demolition of the first floor restrooms.

“We apologize for any inconvenience,” said Library Director Priscilla Gardner, who oversees the Bonetti Children’s Room. “And we expect the Main Library to open again on Monday, November 24, at 9 a.m.”

For the latest on programs, events, and special announcements please follow the Library on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Jersey-City-Free-Public-Library/121162594579991), Twitter (JCFPL_NJ) or Pinterest (www.pinterest.com/jerseycityPL) at Jersey City Free Public Library. Visit us on the web at www.jclibrary.org for all information on the Library, including all press releases in The Press Room. As of today, November 21, 2014, the Jersey City Free Public Library has 183,437 valid card members.

Heights Branch Closing on Wednesday, November 19 Due to United Water

Heights Branch Closing on Wednesday, November 19 Due to United Water

JERSEY CITY, N.J.   November 19, 2014 – The Heights Branch Library, 14 Zabriskie Street, of the Jersey City Free Public Library will close on Wednesday, November 19, 2014, due to United Water needing to shut off the water main.

The Heights Branch expects to be open Regular hours on Thursday, November 20, 12 noon. to 8 p.m.

For the latest on programs, events, and special announcements please follow the Library on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Jersey-City-Free-Public-Library/121162594579991), Twitter (JCFPL_NJ) or Pinterest (www.pinterest.com/jerseycityPL) at Jersey City Free Public Library. Visit us on the web at www.jclibrary.org for all information on the Library, including all press releases in The Press Room.

 

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