The Press Room
Michele M. Dupey, MLIS
Public Information Officer
Jersey City Free Public Library
472 Jersey Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07302
Children’s Room & Lending Dept. at Main Library CLOSED, and Will Reopen on Saturday
JERSEY CITY, N.J. January 13, 2015 – The ongoing renovations of the Main Library have directly affected two well-used departments – Bonetti Children’s Room and Lending – which will remain closed this week, starting this afternoon, Tuesday, January 13, 2015.
Both departments will reopen on Saturday, January 17th.
WEST BERGEN BRANCH CLOSED TODAY , 1/8, FOR LACK OF HEAT
JERSEY CITY, N.J. January 8, 2015 – The West Bergen Branch, 475 West Side Avenue, of the Jersey City Free Public Library has closed for a half day, at 12:30 p.m. today, Thursday, January 8th, for lack of heat.
“We are so sorry for the inconvenience of another branch closure this week. However, this frigid weather has played havoc with the older heating system.” said Assistant Library Director Sonia Araujo.
Tomorrow’s weather expects to be in the 30s, and the West Bergen Branch Library expects to be open, as well.
CHANGE IN MAIN LIBRARY’S BOOKMOBILE SCHEDULE
JERSEY CITY, N.J. December 19, 2014 – The Jersey City Free Public Library regrets to announce the wrong schedule was issued yesterday for the Bookmobile, which will be available to library patrons in front of the Main Library, 472 Jersey Avenue, while the building is closed for renovations.
Please change the entry for Tuesday, December 30:
FROM: 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
TO: 10 a.m. – 12 Noon & 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
The full schedule will now look like this:
for Patrons during Main Library closure:
Monday, December 22 1:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, December 23 10:00 a.m. – 2:00p.m.
Friday, December 26 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Monday, December 29 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, December 30 10:00 a.m. – 12 Noon & 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
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.
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.”
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- MAIN LIBRARY CLOSES FULL WEEK (November 24-28) due to Construction Demolition & Thanksgiving Holiday
- MAIN LIBRARY CLOSES TODAY, Friday, November 21 & TOMORROW, Saturday, November 22 due to Construction Demolition
- Heights Branch Closing on Wednesday, November 19 Due to United Water
- Bookmobile off-the-road
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Main Library Closed
*The Main Library will be closed starting Monday, September 28, 2015 due to renovations and reopen on Monday, November 2, 2015. Read more
The Hair-Raiser Fundraiser
Come and join us for our spooktakular 12th Annual "The Hair-Raiser" Fundraiser on Thursday, October 22, 2015 starting at 6:00pm @ Pedestrian Mall - LITM 140 Newark Ave. Jersey City, NJ. Read More...