Branch: Saturday September 22, 2017 at 12:00 PM. Rides, games, food....FREE!

This event will take place at all three branches. View the flier for details. 

Main Library: Saturday, September 29th at 12:30 PM. FREE admission and refreshments.

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Sep 22
Kennedy Branch 5th Anniversary Carnival
Kennedy Branch 5th Anniversary Carnival

Please join us at the Kennedy Branch on Saturday, September 22nd @ 12:00 PM for our 5TH ANNIVERSARY CARNIVAL! There will be rides, food, games, entertainment and more! The Hudson County Prosecutor's Offices will also be offering FREE smoke detectors, child fingerprinting for parent retention, crime scene van tours and promotional giveaways! The Hudson County Sheriff's Department will also be offering FREE giveaways and tours of their Swat Truck!! The North Bergen Health Department will be holding and bone marrow donor drive. Give a swab. Save a life!

9/22/2018 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM View Flyer
Sep 22
Bone Marrow Donor Drives - All Branches
Bone Marrow Donor Drives - All Branches

The North Bergen Free Public Library in conjunction with the North Bergen Health Department will be conducting bone marrow drives at all three library branches. The Schedule is as follows:

Kennedy Branch - Saturday, September 22, 2018 froim 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Guttenberg Resource Center - Sunday, September 23, 2018 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Main Library - Monday, September 24, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM


9/22/2018 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM View Flyer
Sep 27
Acing the Job Interview I - Main Library
Acing the Job Interview I - Main Library

Acing the Job Interview I

An overview of the interview process, including how to prepare for the interview; and what to expect during each phase of the interview process. How to follow up after the conclusion of the interview is also reviewed. 

9/27/2018 6:00 PM View Flyer
Sep 29
Movie of the Month - Main Library
Movie of the Month - Main Library

Come join us for a screening of  "Winnie the Pooh".  While searching for honey, Pooh and his friends embark on an adventure to find Eeyore's missing tail and rescue Christopher Robin from an unknown monster called, The Backson. Admission and refreshments are FREE!!

9/29/2018 12:30 PM View Flyer
Oct 03
Well-Being Wednesday - Main Library
Well-Being Wednesday - Main Library

Join us on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 6:00 pm for an important presentation about  "Breast Cancer Education".

Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers worldwide.  In fact, 1 in 8 women will develop invasive breast cancer in her lifetime.  During National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Hackensack Meridian Health Palisades Medical Center is pleased to invite the public to a FREE Breast Cancer Education Seminar.  Attendees will hear experts from Palisades Women’s Group discuss early detection and prevention, treatment options, and the latest research on breast cancer.

Bus transportation will be provided from the Kennedy Branch the day of the event. Registration is required for transportation. Please contact the library to put your name on the list. Admission is free and refreshments will be provided.

This event is brought to you by Hackensack Meridian Health and the North Bergen Free Public Library.

10/3/2018 6:00 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.

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Latest Feature: The Wonder Schedule: 2nd Wednesday Monthly: 2-3pm Next Meeting: Wednesday, October 10, 2018 Author: Emma Donoghue

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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.