JCFPL is a Book Sanctuary

Discover Your Library Catalog

The Jersey City Free Public Library (JCFPL) is a Book Sanctuary. What does that mean for you? The Library collects and protects challenged books. From classics, romance, science fiction, horror, fantasy, and more, we have a robust collection of literature. For the love of reading, join us on this voyage to a world full of wonder.

It’s the Online Resources for Me

Limitless Learning at Your Fingertips

Your library resources are unlimited. Connect with our 24/7 digital library for educational content, find sources, and explore newspapers, journals, and other research material. Your library has something for everyone.

Put your skills to work

Apply for a Google Career Certificate scholarship

The Google Career Certificate program can help you get on the fast track to a competitively paid job in a high-growth field. You do not need relevant experience or a degree to complete this flexible, online job training. Explore what the program has to offer.

Library Foundation

Empowering Your Community

A donation to the Jersey City Free Public Library Foundation helps your neighbors and positively impacts the community.

Technology at the Library

Connecting You to the Digital World

Let’s face it, the world has become digital, and the community needs have evolved, and so has your library. Borrow a technology kit and hotspot, take a tech class, or visit your local branch to use an accessible public computer with access to high-speed internet. Whatever you choose, we have access to emerging tech.

Library Culture

Immerse Yourself in a World of Culture

Experience what your library has to offer you. Your library offers celebrated programming from music and art with Community Awareness Series, free access to New York City museums, and a Spanish-language center, Biblioteca Criolla, housing an approximately 20,000-item print collection of circulating and reference materials.

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