All branches of the library will be closed on Monday, October 14, 2019 in observance of Columbus Day.

Main Library - Wednesday, October 16, 2019  from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Main: Friday, October 18, 2019 at 7:30 PM

Main Library: Saturday, October 19, 2019 12 PM to 2 PM.

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Programs & Events

Oct 16
Community Job Fair - Main Library
Community Job Fair - Main Library

The North Bergen Free Public Library will be hosting a community  Job Fair. The event will take place at the Main Library on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM.  For more information about the event please email 

10/16/2019 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM View Flyer
Oct 18
Flu Vaccines - Main Library
Flu Vaccines - Main Library

Mayor Nicholas J. Sacco proudly announces 2019 Flu Vaccines

***Proof of residency required***
For information on this program please call 201-392-2085

10/18/2019 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM View Flyer
Oct 18
Haunting Histories of North Bergen - Main Library
Haunting Histories of North Bergen - Main Library

Explore North Bergen's dark and lurid history...

Learn about North Bergen's shadowy past filled with tragic deaths, mysteries, graveyard ghosts, grisly murders, poltergeists, hidden treasure, and more with Historian Michael Maring! 

10/18/2019 7:00 PM View Flyer
Oct 19
Library Pet Fair - Main Library
Library Pet Fair - Main Library

Help us celebrate our furry friends! Events include: Read to a Therapy Dog! (first come-first served, sign-ups begin at 11 AM) Animal Craft! Speakers! And more! Pet Supply Drive The library will be collecting pet supplies at the Pet Fair which will be donated to our local animal shelter.

For liability reasons, the library asks that you kindly leave your pets at home.

10/19/2019 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM View Flyer
Oct 21
Hocus Pocus Movie Event - Main Library
Hocus Pocus Movie Event - Main Library

Watch this Halloween classic at the library! Witchy refreshments will be served! For North Bergen and Guttenberg residents of all ages.

10/21/2019 4:00 PM View Flyer

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Main Library Location

Schedule: 2nd Wednesday Monthly: 2-3pm Next Meeting: Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Guttenberg Resource Center Location

Schedule: 2nd Tuesday Monthly: 2-3pm Next Meeting: Tuesday, October 8, 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.