The North Bergen Library will be closed on Monday, February 20, 2017 in observance of Presidents' Day.

Main Library - Monday,  February 27th @ 4:30 PM

 Branch:Tuesday, Feb. 28th  @ 4:30pm & Main: Thursday, March 2nd @ 4:30pm

Main Library: Saturday, March 25th @ 2:30 pm. Admission and refreshments are free.

Main Branch every Tues & Sat. Kennedy Branch every Weds. Call For Appointment

Main Library - Wednesday, December  28th @6:30 PM.

Main - 3rd Wednesday of every month @ 6:30 PM.

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Programs & Events

Feb 21
Arts and Crafts Class - Kennedy Branch
Arts and Crafts Class - Kennedy Branch

Join us at the Kennedy Branch for a FREE Arts and Crafts Class on Tuesday, Feburary 21st @ 4:00 PM. All ages are welcome.

2/21/2017 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM View Flyer
Feb 22
Zumba Classes - Main
Zumba Classes - Main

Dance and get fit! The Main Library located at 8411 Bergenline Ave., is offering a FREE Zumba Class on Wednesday, February 22nd at 6:30 PM.

2/22/2017 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM View Flyer
Feb 22
EmpireCLS Hiring Event - Main Library
EmpireCLS Hiring Event - Main Library

EmpireCLS is the industry’s leading, chauffeured transportation provider, with large scale operations on both the East & West coasts. In order to keep up with the growing demand, we are proud to announce the Immediate Openings of the following Full-Time positions:

Chauffeur Relations Supervisor: Supervises and coordinates activities of the Chauffeur. (1 position available)
Mini Coach & Motor Coach Chauffeurs: Transfer clients by driving; lifting luggage in and out of vehicles and keeping records of trip and maintenance of vehicle. (4 positions available)
Global Reservationist: Preferred 1-2 years Call Center/Customer Service experience, Travel Experience, and Bilingual is a plus. (6 positions available, including 2 overnight positions)
Customer Care/Service Specialist: Receives, records, researches and reconciles customer service orders, inquiries and complaints. (1 position available)
Dispatch Tracker/Assistant: Assist the lead and other dispatchers with various ancillary dispatch functions. (1 position available)
Chauffeur/Drivers: Automobile License with clean driving record, geographic knowledge and impeccable customer service skills. (17 positions available)
Global Reservations Supervisor: Assist customers with reservations requests and ensure their ground transportation needs are met. (2 positions available)

For more information please email

2/22/2017 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM View Flyer
Feb 23
The Path to Employment  - Main Library
The Path to Employment - Main Library

The Path to Employment

Join us for a discussion on the emotional impact of job loss, and how to set effective career goals. Please see the attached flier for a complete schedule of workshops taking place in February.

2/23/2017 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM View Flyer
Feb 27
Peter Brown Author Visit - Main Library
Peter Brown Author Visit - Main Library

Join us at the Main Library for a very special author visit featuring New York Times Best-Selling Author and Illustrator, Peter Brown. The event will take place on Monday, February, 27, 2017 at 4:30 PM. Books will be available to purchase.

2/27/2017 4:30 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, mock interviews, and much more! Please click on the links within the text to find out more about these services.

Day Book Club

Latest Feature: Go Set A Watchman Schedule: 2nd Wednesday Monthly: 2-3pm Next Meeting: Wednesday, March 8, 2017 Author: Harper Lee

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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.