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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JCFPL Reopening Information


THE LATEST UPDATES AS OF AUGUST 5, 2020:

  • Curbside Pickup Service is available six days per week at Main Library and select branches. See schedule and request form at http://bit.ly/JCFPLcurbside

  • There is currently no public access to Library buildings.

  • Public programs are currently limited to virtual and outdoor events - please check https://www.jclibrary.org/calendar for information.

  • Get a digital library card at bit.ly/JCFPLDigitalLibraryCard

  • As of July 28th, patrons may return materials at the Priscilla Gardner Main Library at 472 Jersey Ave, Jersey City. Return times are Tuesdays between 1 PM and 5 PM and Saturdays between 1 PM and 4:30 PM.  Bins will be available at the corner of Jersey Ave and Mercer St.

  • Due dates for all materials (including books, movies, and hotspots) are extended to September 8th. All overdue fines are suspended.

  • The library will not be accepting donations until further notice.
  • All interlibrary loans and inter-branch loans are suspended until further notice.

  • Wireless printing is now available. Visit bit.ly/JCFPLWirelessPrinting for more details.

 

PLEASE CHECK THIS PAGE AND LIBRARY SOCIAL MEDIA FOR THE LATEST UPDATES REGARDING REOPENING.

 

Library Material Returns

Patrons may return materials to the Priscilla Gardner Main Library on Tuesdays between 1 P.M. and 5 P.M. and Saturdays between 1 P.M. and 4:30 P.M.  Bins will be available near the corner of Jersey Avenue and Mercer Street. Our staff will quarantine returned items for 72 hours and disinfect them before reshelving. Please allow up to one week for materials to be cleared from your account once returned. We have extended all due dates to September 8.

Priscilla Gardner Main Library: 472 Jersey Ave, Jersey City


Curbside Pickup Service

As of June 1st, patrons have been able to request library materials for pickup using the request form at http://bit.ly/JCFPLcurbside.

As of July 6th, Curbside Service has expanded to six days per week at Main Library and Regional Branches, Monday to Thursday 1 P.M - 5 P.M; Friday and Saturday 1 P.M. - 4:30 P.M. Patrons may reserve books online two days in advance at http://bit.ly/JCFPLcurbside and pick them up at the following locations:

  • Earl A. Morgan Branch, 1841 Kennedy Boulevard
  • Five Corners Branch, 678 Newark Ave.
  • Glen D. Cunningham Branch, 275 Martin Luther King Drive
  • Heights Branch, 14 Zabriskie St.
  • Miller Branch, 489 Bergen Ave.
  • Pavonia Branch, 326 Eighth St. 
  • Priscilla Gardner Main Library, 472 Jersey Ave.

 

Hours for our smaller branches are Monday to Friday 1 P.M. - 4:30 P.M.

  • Lafayette Branch, 307 Pacific Ave.
  • Marion Branch, 1017 West Side Ave.
  • West Bergen Branch, 546 West Side Ave

Please continue to check the COVID-19 information page for information regarding the virus.

Curbside Pickup Service

Public Safety Measures

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