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Bonetti Children’s Room Volunteer Program with Honor Society at McNair

In collaboration with McNair Academic High School, JCFPL now offer’s a free tutoring program for K-8 grade! Tutoring is flexible based off the need of the student.

Currently at full capacity but accepting students on a waitlist.

Who We Are

Welcome to Children’s Services! The Jersey City Free Public Library’s Children’s Services staff is here to share our passion for children’s literature and to inspire a life-long appreciation for reading and learning among our little learners.

What We Do

In addition to offering a robust children’s book collection, the JCFPL Children’s Services staff also hosts a wide variety of events and educational programs, including storytime, sing-alongs, music lessons, arts and crafts, author visits, and more.

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Call us at:

201-547-4519

Digital Services

Have you signed up for a library card? Unlock the doors to new worlds of possibility, and sign up for a library card today! Library cardholders can borrow various library materials, including picture books, board books, juvenile books, and much more. Cardholders can also access all the digital collections and research databases JCFPL offers. Use your library card to check out eBooks, audiobooks, and stream music and movies. Click here and sign up for a library card today!

Cognitive & Natural Ability Assessment

Discover your child’s cognitive abilities and natural learning strengths for Grades 8 through 12.

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Free With Your Card

Did you also know that the Library offers virtual services that allow patrons to view educational videos and movies and check out books from home? All you need to do to gain access is sign up for a Jersey City Free Public Library card. It’s free!

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The Learning Center will be closed from Wednesday, May 29 through Friday, May 31. Thank you for your understanding.

¡Feliz Cinco de Mayo desde JCFPL! Celebrate with us and explore our Spanish-language collections at Biblioteca Criolla.

Due to unexpected circumstances, the Marion Branch Library will temporarily close Today, 6/4/2024, from 12:00pm-1:00pm. The Marion Branch will reopen at 1:00pm.

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.

Please note that the Bonetti Department will be closed from 3 to 6 p.m. on Monday, June 17, 2024, for the SLP Kickoff Party ,which will take place in the Fourth Floor Multipurpose Room. Thank you for your understanding.

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.

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.

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