1. The JCFPL is now operating on limited hours and services. Please visit our reopening page for more information and updates.
  2. The Earl A. Morgan branch is temporarily closed until further notice.
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Digital Services
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Census 2020 is Here
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Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage
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IN THE SPOTLIGHT
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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is January 18. Celebrate his life and legacy in the civil rights movement by reading a good book!

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is January 18. Celebrate his life and legacy in the civil rights movement by reading a good book!

New Year, New Chapter

New Year, New You! Read a book to help you reach your new year's resolutions.

Reading Goals

Resolve to read more in the new year! Find the best books of 2020 and more on Hoopla Digital.

Help Us Bridge the Digital Divide

Our library is challenged to meet the growing needs and inequalities of our community in an ever-changing environment...

Miss Humblebee's Academy

Miss Humblebee's Academy is an interactive kindergarten-readiness program that introduces children ages three to six to key concepts in math, science, social studies, language and literacy, art, and music. It’s as challenging as it is fun!

Gale in Context: High School

When you have a paper, project, or presentation to complete, the hardest part is figuring out where to start. Gale in Context: High School simplifies your search for information by bringing together hundreds of thousands of images, videos, and audio selections into one easy-to-use database.

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LIBRARY RESOURCES
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LIBRARY DIRECTOR'S MESSAGE

Did you catch Library Director Jeffrey Trzeciak's live video update this week? Watch the replay here!

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LIBRARY SERVICES

  • Digital Services
  • Dial-A-Story
  • Library Card
  • Virtual Programs
  • Virtual Reference
  • Wi-Fi
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 and 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 Monday to Thursday 10 am to 6 PM, Friday and Saturday 10 am to 4 pm, and Sunday 10 am to 2 pm. 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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