About Us

Impacting Hoboken Since 2001

Symposia Community Bookstore is the only non profit store that deals with used books in Hoboken.
Store hours: 12 to 6 pm every day including week-ends, EXCEPT when the store is rented for special events.
Address: 510 Washington St., Hoboken, NJ, 07030 

Symposia offers:
Great prices for used books,
Space for meetings,
Community events,
Support for local charities and groups,
Volunteer opportunities.

Symposia is supported by local community through:
Book donations
Financial contributions
Volunteer work

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Contact information:

Fax: (201) 963-0909

E-mail: info@symposia.us

For all other questions, call: 201-963-0909 or 201-805-1739

Our Board of Director and Officers

Corneliu Rusu MAR, MSW

Symposia Project Director

Carmen Rusu MAE

Bookstore Manager

Marciana Popescu Ph.D.

Marciana Popescu, MSW, is Associate Professor of Social Work at Fordham University. Dr. Popescu’s work initially focused on social policy and comparative policy analysis. She worked as a consultant with UNICEF in Romania on revising existing policies on family violence from 1998-2000. In 2000, Dr. Popescu was part of a research team evaluating the country’s social protection system. For the past 12 years, she has taught at the undergraduate and graduate levels in Social Work programs in Romania and in the U.S.

Jacques Lamour
Board Member

Jacques is a life and career coach, workshop leader and public speaker. Certified by New York University as a coach, Jacques works with clients to achieve personal and professional satisfaction and performance. During a 20-year career in the Hospitality Industry, he mentored and coached hundreds of employees, facilitating positive change for organizations and individuals.Jacques works with schools, community projects and small businesses, specializing in self-directed learning in small groups. He is currently writing a book on the realization of our potential.