Main: Saturday, March 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th from 4 PM to 5:30 PM.

Main: Saturday, April 6, 2019 1 PM to 4 PM. FREE food, activities and entertainment!

Guttenberg: Tuesday, April 9th at 11 AM. All ages are welcome. Please register.

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Mar 23
Makers Day 2019 - Main Library
Makers Day 2019 - Main Library

Join us at the Main Library on Saturday, March 23rd @ 12:00 PM for MAKERS DAY!! Makers Day celebrates making using traditional tools as well as technology, promoting learning through doing. All ages are welcome.

3/23/2019 12:00 PM View Flyer
Mar 23
Ayurveda Workshop (Part 3) - Main Library
Ayurveda Workshop (Part 3) - Main Library

Thousands of years before modern medicine provided scientific evidence for the mind-body connection, the sages of India developed Ayurveda, which continues to be one of the worlds most sophisticated and powerful mind-body health systems.

More than a mere system of treating illness, Ayurveda is a science of life (Ayur = life, Veda = science or knowledge). It offers a body of wisdom designed to help people stay vibrant and healthy while realizing their full human potential.

PLEASE JOIN US FOR THIS FREE FOUR PART SERIES. (March 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th)

3/23/2019 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM View Flyer
Mar 28
Eat the Rainbow Cooking Class - Main Library
Eat the Rainbow Cooking Class - Main Library

Join us for a cooking class all about fruits and veggies with a ShopRite Dietitian! This is a FREE program open to North Bergen and Guttenberg residents in grades Kindergarten through 4th. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Please register at the Youth Services Desk. 

3/28/2019 4:00 PM View Flyer
Mar 30
Ayurveda Workshop (Part 4) - Main Library
Ayurveda Workshop (Part 4) - Main Library

Thousands of years before modern medicine provided scientific evidence for the mind-body connection, the sages of India developed Ayurveda, which continues to be one of the worlds most sophisticated and powerful mind-body health systems.

More than a mere system of treating illness, Ayurveda is a science of life (Ayur = life, Veda = science or knowledge). It offers a body of wisdom designed to help people stay vibrant and healthy while realizing their full human potential.

PLEASE JOIN US FOR THIS FREE FOUR PART SERIES. (March 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th)

3/30/2019 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM View Flyer
Apr 06
North Bergen Rice Festival - Main Library
North Bergen Rice Festival - Main Library

Rice has important social, religious and cultural significance around the globe and is a staple consumed by nearly half of the world’s population.

Please join us in celebrating how cultures from all over the world use and enjoy rice.

There will be a FREE sampling of food, literature and entertainment.

4/6/2019 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM View Flyer

Career Connections

NJ Career Connections
With New Jersey Career Connections you can now visit the library for all your career development needs! Featuring open hours for one-on-one assistance, databases, job fairs, career workshops, public-access career laptops, and much more! Please click on the links within the text to find out more about these services.

Day Book Club

Latest Feature: The Sun Does Shine Author: Anthony Ray Hinton

Main Library Location

Schedule: 2nd Wednesday Monthly: 2-3pm Next Meeting: Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Guttenberg Resource Center Location

Schedule: 2nd Tuesday Monthly: 2-3pm Next Meeting: Tuesday, April 9, 2019

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Becoming a Member of the NBPL

Anyone who lives, goes to school, owns property, or is employed in North Bergen or Guttenberg, is entitled to a library card from the North Bergen Public Library.

A library card will be issued free of charge upon the presentation of two (2) acceptable forms of identification (driver's license, phone/electric bill, lease etc.) with a proof of residency.

A signature of a parent or guardian is required for children. The North Bergen library card will be honored in all Hudson County and BCCLS libraries for North Bergen residents however Guttenberg residents will have borrowing privileges in Hudson County libraries only.