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Happy Ramadan from the JCFPL!

The Jersey City Free Public Library (JCFPL) extends its best wishes to everyone observing Ramadan, a spiritual period for Muslims characterized by introspection, fasting, and spiritual renewal. As the month of Ramadan commences, the JCFPL is proud to reiterate its dedication to fostering Community Well-Being and creating Welcoming Spaces. We offer our heartfelt wishes to our Muslim community members for a blessed Ramadan.

  • Libby: Libby is a user-friendly app that allows users to borrow and read e-books and audiobooks from their local library using their mobile devices.
  • Pressreader: Don’t miss a beat – get access to today’s newspapers and magazines from over 100 countries in over 60 languages.
  • Hoopla: Access thousands of ebooks, comics, audiobooks, and music albums all available for mobile and desktop use. Digital content from Hollywood studios, major-label record companies, and publishers can be borrowed for instant streaming to smartphones, tablets, and computers, or for temporary downloading to smartphones and tablets. App available on Apple App or Google Play stores.

For information on branch hours and locations, please visit our Branch Hours and Locations page.

Hear from Our Patrons:

“The staff at the Priscilla Gardner Main Library were incredibly friendly, and the selection of books is extensive. Additionally, the membership provides free access to services on highly-rated apps for learning new languages, listening to audiobooks, and reading e-books. I absolutely love it!”

Jenn Tey

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