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From Age of Learning, Inc., the award-winning ABCmouse.com curriculum is designed to help young children (ages 2 – 6+) build a strong foundation...

Beanstack is a web and mobile app used to track independent reading time and help build a culture of reading in your library...

Miss Humblebee’s Academy is a fun, interactive, and award-winning, online kindergarten-readiness learning solution for children ages 3 to 6.

NoveList K-8 Plus is a trusted source of read-alike recommendations specifically for younger readers. It helps kids find books that are just right...

Access thousands of ebooks, comics, audiobooks, and music albums all available for mobile and desktop use. Digital content from Hollywood studios, major-label record...

In addition to a wide selection of feature films, Kanopy provides access to the Great Courses and dozens of other educational and instructional...

OverDrive is the leading digital reading platforms for libraries and OverDrive Education is the leading global digital reading platform for K-12, both offering...

Don’t miss a beat – get access to today’s newspapers and magazines from over 100 countries in over 60 languages.

Ebook database with over 48,000 books available for pleasure reading, professional development and personal interests. Ebook Central is easy to use, and allows...

A comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, convenient research guides, interactive census maps, and more.

Use your JCFPL card to access one of the world’s largest online document collections comprising millions of U.S. censuses, birth, death, marriage, military,...

The State Library keeps an updated and comprehensive list of resources for residents looking for help finding employment, housing, medical care and more.

Britannica Library provides the trusted name and information people have come to expect from Encyclopedia Britannica.

LearningExpress Library Complete is an easy-to-use online test prep resource that helps people improve their core academic skills, earn a high school equivalency,...

Access a library of over 2,600 videos covering everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history, with practice exercises. Students can get extra...

Support elementary and high school curriculum with high-quality content from popular sources, including full-text databases, ebooks, and digital magazines.

Explora Secondary is particularly useful for high school students learning to complete their own research.

Peterson’s Test and Career Prep helps students and adults be better prepared down the road for both college and their career. Discover comprehensive...

Whether you are looking to learn a brand-new language, further your ESL learning, or brush up on rusty skills, you’ll find what you...

Gale Presents: Udemy* offers more than 6,000 high-quality, on-demand video courses taught by world-class instructors across 75 categories for upskilling in the areas...

JobNow, provides live interactive online help combined with online resources to guide you through the necessary tasks to get a job, including online...

LearningExpress provides interactive online resources to help people achieve academic and career success. The Computer Skills video courses are a fun and easy...

Video tutorials covering a variety of information literacy topics essential for student success in conducting research and navigating the Library’s electronic resources.

Full text of over 1,800 magazines and newspapers with MasterFILE Premier, Business Source, and Health Source Plus. A variety of other tools for...

Peterson’s Test and Career Prep helps students and adults be better prepared down the road for both college and their career. Discover comprehensive...

JobNow, provides live interactive online help combined with online resources to guide you through the necessary tasks to get a job, including online...

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1017 West Side Ave
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326 8th St
Jersey City, NJ
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14 Zabriskie St
Jersey City, NJ
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Jersey City, NJ
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678 Newark Ave
Jersey City, NJ
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1841 John F. Kennedy Blvd
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¡Feliz Cinco de Mayo desde JCFPL! Celebrate with us and explore our Spanish-language collections at Biblioteca Criolla.

Bookmobile Services Temporarily Unavailable from May 8th to May 10th. We apologize for the inconvenience caused.

The Five Corners Library will open at 11am on Wednesday, June 12th. We apologize for any inconvenience caused and appreciate your understanding.

All Library Locations Will Be Closed on Friday, April 19, for Staff Development. The Library Will Open for Services on Saturday, April 20. We Apologize for Any Inconvenience.

Today for Hudson Gives, there will be a $5k match minute at 2:01 p.m. and later at 5:51 p.m.. All giving will end at 11:59PM on May 17th.

The Priscilla Gardner Main Library will open at 12:00 pm on 05/24/2024 due to a delayed opening.

The Pavonia Branch will open at 12:00 pm on 05/28/2024 due to a delayed opening.

The Five Corners Branch will open at 12:00 pm on 05/30/2024 due to a delayed opening.

The West Bergen Branch will open at 12:00 pm on 06/05/2024 due to a delayed opening.

The Cunningham Branch will open at 12:00 pm on 06/06/2024 due to a delayed opening.

The Morgan Branch will open at 12:00 pm on 06/13/2024 due to a delayed opening.

The Miller Branch will open at 12:00 pm on 06/18/2024 due to a delayed opening.

The Marion Branch will open at 12:00 pm on 06/20/2024 due to a delayed opening.

The Heights Branch will open at 12:00 pm on 06/21/2024 due to a delayed opening.

In observance of Memorial Day, all branches of the library will be closed on Monday, May 27th, 2024. The library will be open for service on Tuesday, May 28th, 2024. Thank you for your understanding.

Our affiliate library's access to FamilySearch is temporarily disconnected due to technical issues. Patrons will have regular access to the database only. We anticipate that it will be restored within a week. We will keep you informed of any updates.

West Bergen Branch Is Temporarily Closed Today 5/23/2024 due to flooding. We Anticipate Reopening on or Before Fri., May 24.

Please be advised that Priscilla Gardner Main Library will be closing at 5pm today, April 11th, 2024.