Public access computers and charging stations are currently available on a limited basis at:
Gardner Main Library, Heights, Miller, Morgan, and West Bergen (Mon-Thurs 1 P.M. - 5 P.M., Fri-Sat 1 P.M. - 4:30 P.M.). No Saturday hours at West Bergen. We are offering this service in light of the power outages in the area. Due to social distancing restrictions, the number of patrons permitted in the buildings is limited and all patrons must wear masks, take their temperature and sign in.

The JCFPL is operating on limited hours & services beginning Monday, July 6, 2020. Please follow our phased reopening regarding curbside pickup and operating procedures. Please use this form to request books via curbside pickup. Free mobile printing is now available at select library locations.

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  • Public access computers and charging stations are currently available on a limited basis at: Gardner Main Library, Heights, Miller, Morgan, and West Bergen (Mon-Thurs 1 P.M. - 5 P.M., Fri-Sat 1 P.M. - 4:30 P.M.). No Saturday hours at West Bergen. We are offering this service in light of the power outages in the area. Due to social distancing restrictions, the number of patrons permitted in the buildings is limited and all patrons must wear masks, take

  • Free Mobile Printing

    Free mobile printing is now available at select library locations.

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  • JCFPL Reopening Information

    Please follow our phased reopening regarding curbside pickup and operating procedures.

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Celebrate Jersey City's LGBTQIA Pride Month with a rainbow of materials!

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This Summer, it’s VIRTUAL READING & VIRTUAL FUN! Registration begins June 1, 2020.

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Summer meals served free to children and teens 18 and under.

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Now available, enjoy a variety of newly added fiction, nonfiction, and classic titles for all ages in Arabic.

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To limit the spread of COVID-19, the Jersey City Free Public Library offers a wide range of Digital Services available free with your JCFPL card. Please contact us for assistance regarding our available resources. Read More
Dial-A-Story features pre-recorded stories for children in English and Spanish. To hear a story, call anytime: (201) 547-4604. Read More

For borrowing books and for accessing the electronic resources available through this website on home computers, library patrons now use a yellow and blue, bar-coded library card, sized like a credit card. All library cards will begin with the numbers 27954. You can obtain a library card online today!

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Can't get to the Library for Story Hour? Looking for something to do online while the Library is closed? Tune in for our Virtual Programs on Facebook Live. Coming soon: archived Virtual Programs on our YouTube channel. Read More
Have a question? Just type in the chat box at the bottom of your screen to contact a member of our library staff, live on our Virtual Reference Service. Live chat is available during library hours, or you can leave a message and someone can get back to you. While our facilities are temporarily closed as a precaution against the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), we are offering live chat service 8 A.M. to 10 P.M. Monday to Saturday, and 10 A.M. to 4 P.M. on Sundays. Read More

 

Free wireless access is available at all Jersey City Free Public Library locations to all library patrons. Wireless Internet access is provided to the public as a service free of charge on an “as is” basis with no guarantee and no warranty for your laptops throughout the library.

Learn how to connect to our wireless network by clicking here.

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