Upcoming events at Hoboken Library

2/7/2009:

Afternoon entertainment for the kiddies

Here’s something you can do with your kids today!

Rustle ’em up and bring them to Sweetbeatz over at the Hoboken Public Library (5th and Park) this afternoon at 2pm.

Meredith Wright will be performing soulful, funky songs to delight young audiences, which is a mix of R&B, Caribbean and Big Band that turns daily routines into a magical musical odyssey. Sponsored by the Friends of the Hoboken Public Library.

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More February events at the Hoboken Public Library

Come join us at the Hoboken Public Library and help us celebrate Black History Month with informative lectures, jazz performances, family programs, and of course, books, magazines, music and movies!

  • On Thursday, February 26th at 4:30 PM, the Hoboken Public Library will be featuring an informative lecture on the definition and soul of jazz, entitled “Jazz the Power and Magic: Inspiration for African Americans,” by veteran saxophonist Don Braden. Also, there will be a lively performance by a jazz duo featuring Braden.
  • On February 12th at 2:00 PM the library will be showing The Defiant Ones, staring Sidney Poitier and Tony Curtis, a classic drama that is still socially relevant today.
  • On February 27th at 10 AM, the library will host a poetry reading by students at Hoboken High School and local middle schools. Readers will be sharing their favorite poems by African American writers.
  • On February 17th, at 6:00 PM, join us for a discussion of The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison.
  • Finally, we have created a visual display in our 2nd floor gallery commemorating Black History Month as well as Valentine’s Day.

All programs are free and open to the public. Come explore and have fun at the Hoboken Public Library.

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