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The Library Grows

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HPL's continued growth and expansions up until the present day, featuring challenges and accomplishments both.

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The Library's Beginnings


Items from the early years of the library, from its founding in 1890, the current building's completion in 1897, and the beginnings of the Industrial…

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Thomas and Nina Hatfield

Nina Hatfield Obituary.pdf

Thomas and Nina Hatfield are Hoboken Public Library's "first family." Thomas was the first librarian at HPL, a position that his wife Nina took over…

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