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Jersey City Free Public Library
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Jersey City, NJ  07302
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JERSEY CITY, N.J.   January 15, 2015 – The West Bergen Branch, 475 West Side Avenue, of the Jersey City Free Public Library has closed until further notice, beginning today, Thursday, January 15, 2015, for lack of heat.

“We are very sorry for this inconvenience. However, there is a problem with the heater and the branch has no heat,” said Chief Librarian Hussein Odeh.

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JERSEY CITY, N.J.   December 19, 2014 – The Jersey City Free Public Library regrets to announce the wrong schedule was issued yesterday for the Bookmobile, which will be available to library patrons in front of the Main Library, 472 Jersey Avenue, while the building is closed for renovations.

Please change the entry for Tuesday, December 30:

FROM: 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

TO:                 10 a.m. – 12 Noon & 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.

The full schedule will now look like this:

BOOKMOBILE Schedule

for Patrons during Main Library closure:

 

Monday, December 22                      1:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, December 23                     10:00 a.m.  – 2:00p.m.

Friday, December 26                                    10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Monday, December 29                      10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, December 30                     10:00 a.m. – 12 Noon & 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.

Read more: CHANGE IN MAIN LIBRARY’S BOOKMOBILE SCHEDULE

JERSEY CITY, N.J.   January 8, 2015 – The West Bergen Branch, 475 West Side Avenue, of the Jersey City Free Public Library has closed for a half day, at 12:30 p.m. today, Thursday, January 8th, for lack of heat.

“We are so sorry for the inconvenience of another branch closure this week. However, this frigid weather has played havoc with the older heating system.” said Assistant Library Director Sonia Araujo.

Tomorrow’s weather expects to be in the 30s, and the West Bergen Branch Library expects to be open, as well.

Read more: WEST BERGEN BRANCH CLOSED TODAY , 1/8, FOR LACK OF HEAT

The Bookmobile OFF-ROAD TODAY, December 16

JERSEY CITY, N.J.   December 16, 2014 – The Jersey City Free Public Library regretfully reports the Bookmobile will be off-road today, Thursday, December 16, due to unforeseen circumstances.

The Bookmobile presence on the road will be determined on a day-by-day basis.

Library patrons can bring back any materials to the Main Library and all branches.

If you need to wait for the Bookmobile, you will not incur any fines during the time the Bookmobile is off the road.

“We apologize for any inconvenience,” said Assistant Library Director Sonia Araujo, who oversees the Bookmobile.

Read more: The Bookmobile OFF-ROAD TODAY, December 16