Did you know there are so many Hudson County Library Events for kids?
No matter what age your children are, there is something for them at your local library! Some libraries in Hudson County offer daily events, and some are weekly, or even monthly. Just stop in! Some library websites aren’t maintained daily, and your library might do a better job posting signs than posting online.
Reasons to Visit your Hudson County Libraries
- Learn more about reciprocal borrowing privileges through PALS Plus. PALS Plus includes a group of public and academic libraries located throughout New Jersey. Members share library and computer resources.
- Does your child just HAVE to have the next installment of the series they’re reading? Don’t run to Barnes and Noble before you check out your reciprocal privileges!
- No Hudson County Library Events when your kids are available for them? No problem! Stop in for a movie, CD, or of course a DVD. Exposing your children to the benefits of the library can inspire a love of reading and strengthen their resource skills.
- Libraries fit your budget! Free books, CDs, and often time movies, along with ebooks and audiobooks can help those with a limited entertainment budget. Have a preschooler at home and need to fill the days? Libraries offer story times, crafts, and even yoga. See below for what some Hudson County libraries offer!
What you need to know about the Hudson County Libraries
- There is no Hudson County library, but there are 28 town libraries in Hudson county. See the list below and click the town name to go to the library website.
- Listed next to each library is a sample of an event/program they offer. There’s a lot more to choose from so be sure to check their sites!
- Some events may be limited to residents so call ahead if you’re unsure. Some also require preregistration.
- If your library doesn’t offer a program you’d be interested in, speak up! Most libraries have a Friends of the Library group that might be able to fund a program or event.
- Libraries offer plenty of adult programs too so take some time for yourself and join a book club, knitting club, or attend an author lecture.
The Hudson County Library System Locations
- Bayonne Libraries
- Bayonne Free Public Library & Cultural Center- 697 Avenue C Bayonne, NJ 201-858-6970
- Bayonne Free Public Library Branch 2– 1055 Avenue C Bayonne, NJ 201-858-6977
- Story Court Branch Library- 16 W 4th St Bayonne, NJ 201-858-6979
- Jersey City Libraries
- Glenn D. Cunningham Branch Library & Community Center- 275 Martin Luther King Drive Jersey City, NJ 201-547-4555
- The Heights Branch Library- 14 Zabriskie St Jersey City, NJ 201-547-4556
- Greenville Public Library- 1841 John F Kennedy Blvd Jersey City, NJ 201-547-4553
- Miller Branch Library- 489 Bergen Ave Jersey City, NJ 201-547-4551
- Lafayette Branch Library- 307 Pacific Ave Jersey City, NJ 201-547-5017
- Marion Branch Library-1017 W Side Ave Jersey City, NJ 201-547-4552
- West Bergen Branch Library- 476 West Side Avenue Jersey City, NJ 201-547-4554
- Pavonia Branch Library- 326 8th St Jersey City, NJ 201-547-4808
- Five Corners Branch Library- 678 Newark Ave Jersey City, NJ 201-547-4543
- Harrison Public Library– 415 Harrison Ave Harrison, NJ 973-483-2366
- Hoboken Public Library– 500 Park Ave Hoboken, NJ 201-420-2346
- Kearny Public Library – 318 Kearny Ave 201-998-2666
- Kearny Public Library – 759 Kearny Ave 201-991-2116
- North Bergen Free Public Library– 8411 Bergenline Ave North Bergen, NJ 201-869-4715
- Perfecto Oyola Biblioteca Criolla & Cultural Center- 280 1st Street Jersey City, NJ 201-547-4541
- Main Library Jersey City Free Public Library– 472 Jersey Ave Jersey City, NJ 201-547-4500
- Secaucus Public Library-Plaza Ctr Secaucus, NJ 201-330-2083
- Union City Branch Library– 420 15th St Union City, NJ 201-866-7503
- Union City Free Public Library– 324 43rd St Union City, NJ 201-866-7500
- Weehawken Free Public Library-49 Hauxhurst Ave Weehawken, NJ 201-863-7823
- West New York Public Library– 425 60th St West New York, NJ 201-295-5135