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Who We Are

At the JCFPL, young adults are free to explore their full potential in a safe, welcoming environment. Opportunities abound, through literature, technology, classes, concerts, author talks, and library events. Our dedicated staff is prepared to help provide advice about our extensive collections and digital resources. As a community nexus and center for educational development, the JCFPL offers young adults access to information and resources for students to learn, grow, and succeed.

What We Do

Beyond the offerings of our physical collections of books, movies, technology, classes, lectures, games, and events, young adult patrons of the JCFPL can use our locations as study and relaxation spaces. As education and Jersey City evolve, the JCFPL is changing with it to meet the needs of our teen residents. Events, collections, classes, concerts, and staff are prepared to help our young adult patrons navigate through challenges.

Digital Services

In addition to our staff, locations, and coallections, the library offers many digital resources for the teen audience. For entertainment, JFCPL card holders can stream movies, TV shows, and music. They can download audiobooks, ebooks, and magazines. For educational purposes, we offer digital resources with homework help, primary sources for research, SAT test prep, college prep materials, and specific skill building courses. All it takes is a library card, Click here to sign up for a library card.

View All of Our Digital Resources

Explore the complete range of our digital resources at the click of a button. From helpful guides to interactive tools, it’s all right here. Just click ‘View All’ to begin your exploration!

Featured Resources


Rosetta Stone

Whether you’re starting from scratch or dusting off your old language abilities, Rosetta Stone’s intuitive and effective teaching method will guide you every step of the way. Don’t miss this opportunity to broaden your horizons without leaving the comfort of your home. Start your linguistic journey with Rosetta Stone today!

Learning Express

Learning Express offers interactive resources to boost your academic and career success. Learning Express video courses make learning tech a breeze, covering computer use, internet navigation, and essential software. Whether you’re a beginner or looking to level up, LearningExpress is your key to success.

Britannica School

Explore accurate, comprehensive content on various subjects. Expertly crafted articles, engaging multimedia, and user-friendly interface. Embrace a legacy of excellence and expand your knowledge with Britannica Library.

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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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