Stop by the Grand Street Branch for Books, DVDs, Computers and more!

2 Jun

Did you know that the Hoboken Public Library has a second branch? It is located at 124 Grand Street at the Multi Service Building (second floor). We’re a small branch, but we have something for everyone.

Adult patrons can choose from recent Fiction and Non-Fiction titles including current New York Times bestsellers and popular titles such as Luster, Interior Chinatown, and The Beauty in Breaking. We also have an assortment of recent DVDs and Blu-Rays.

For those who enjoy book discussions,The Grand Street Book Discussion Group discusses a recent fiction or nonfiction release on the third Monday of each month. June’s book was Sex and Vanity by Kevin Kwan and July’s book is Anxious People by Fredrik Backman. Those interested in attending, please email megan.flynn@hoboken.bccls.org.

If technology is what you are looking for, adult laptops are available by reservation. The time slots are:
Monday-Thursday  10:15-11:15, 11:30-12:30, 12:45-1:45, 2-3, 3:15-4:15, 4:30-5:30

Friday  10:30-11:30, 11:45-12:45, 1-2, 2:15-3:15, 3:30-4:30

Saturday remains the same:   11-12, 12:15-1:15, 1:30-2:30

Reservations may be made either by phone (201) 420-2346 option 2 or email GrandStreet@hoboken.bccls.org. We also have free scanning (you must bring a USB drive for scanning).

Teens have Fiction and Non-Fiction titles to browse through. We also have an assortment of Young Adult Graphic Novels, including the Dragonball series, My Hero Academia series, and Ouran High School Host Club series. Teens also have access to laptops for 30 minute sessions in the Teen Room.

For little ones ages 0-12 years old, our collection of favorite titles ranges from board books all the way to chapter books. Some of our more popular items include Dog Man, Pete the Cat, The Who Was series, National Geographic Kids, and Diary of A Wimpy Kid Series. We also have Launchpads, DVDs and Blu-Rays for checkout.

Self-checkout via meescan and Grab and Go services are available in addition to traditional checkout. We also have lockers and a book drop within the locker console for contactless after-hours convenience, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

The Grand Street Branch is a quick, convenient, and welcoming option for those who live in Downtown Hoboken. Starting June 3 our current hours of operation are open at 10 AM closing at 6 PM Monday through Thursday, at 5 PM on Friday and 3 PM on Saturday.

Written by:
Megan Flynn
Senior Library Assistant, Grand St. Branch

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