All branches of the library will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2019 in observance of Memorial Day.

Main Library: Saturday, June 15th 11 AM to 4 PM. FREE!!

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Programs & Events

May 25
Job Search Tools Workshop - Main
Job Search Tools Workshop - Main

Join us for the FREE workshop to learn about job search tools and how to avoid burnout.

5/25/2019 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM View Flyer
Jun 05
Entrepreneurship 101 - Main Library
Entrepreneurship 101 - Main Library

This is a six-week course. Individuals that should attend are those contemplating a business, looking for more information on assessing their ideas, and early stage business owners looking to add more structure and understanding. Topics covered in this class include: Guidelines to start your business; Legal structures for your business; Developing a business plan; Conducting effective business research; Developing cost, revenue and cash flow projections. 

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6/5/2019 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM View Flyer
Jun 06
Teen Advisory Board - Main Library
Teen Advisory Board - Main Library

Join the Teen Advisory Board!! Meetings will take place on the first Thursday of every month at 5 PM. These meetings are open to students in grades 7 and up.  Please register at the children's desk.

6/6/2019 5:00 PM View Flyer
Jun 08
Snakes-N-Scales Bug Show! - Main Library
Snakes-N-Scales Bug Show! - Main Library

This is a FREE event open to North Bergen & Guttenberg children of all ages. Please register at the children's desk.

6/8/2019 2:00 PM View Flyer
Jun 08
Interviewing Strategies Workshop - Main
Interviewing Strategies Workshop - Main

Join us for this FREE workhop to learn about interviewing strategies.

6/8/2019 1:00 PM - 3:00 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: Beautiful Boy Author: David Sheff

Main Library Location

Schedule: 2nd Wednesday Monthly: 2-3pm Next Meeting: Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Guttenberg Resource Center Location

Schedule: 2nd Tuesday Monthly: 2-3pm Next Meeting: Tuesday, June 11, 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.