Kennedy Branch - Saturday, September 17th @ 12:00 PM.

FREE outdoor movies - Check our calendar for details.

Main Branch - Wednesday, September. 21st & Tuesday. October 18th from 4 - 7 p.m.

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Aug 30
Cinema Under the Stars - Main Library
Cinema Under the Stars - Main Library

CINEMA UNDER THE STARS  is back for 2016! Join us for FREE outdoor movies shown on a large screen at different locations around North Bergen. Bring a chair, blanket, snacks and don't forget your family and friends. Free admission, snacks and transportation. Contact the library for more information about transportation.

1. Batman V Superman - Recreation Center on Thursday, August 25th @ 8:00 PM
2. The Jungle Book - Main Library on Tuesday, August 30th @ 7:30 PM

8/30/2016 7:30 PM View Flyer
Sep 08
Senior Citizen Movie Matinee - Main
Senior Citizen Movie Matinee - Main

Join us for a screening of “Me Before You" starring Emilia Clark, Sam Claflin and Janet McTeer. A girl in a small town forms an unlikely bond with a recently-paralyzed man she's taking care of.  Refreshments will be provided.

9/8/2016 1:00 PM View Flyer
Sep 09
Senior Citizen Movie Matinee - Kennedy
Senior Citizen Movie Matinee - Kennedy

Join us for a screening of "Mother's Day" starring, Jennifer Aniston, Kate Hudson and Julia Roberts. Three generations come together in the week leading up to Mother's Day.  Admission and refreshments are FREE!!

9/9/2016 12:00 PM View Flyer
Sep 14
Free Narcan Training - Main Library
Free Narcan Training - Main Library

The Hudson County Department of Health and Human Services in conjunction with the Department of Health and Social Services of North Bergen are hosting a FREE NARCAN TRAINING.

Register Early! Availability is limited to the First 15 people who register. Don’t wait and miss out!

Please RSVP to :
Don Hebert
973-625-1998 X18

9/14/2016 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM View Flyer
Sep 17
Kennedy Branch 3RD Anniversary Carnival
Kennedy Branch 3RD Anniversary Carnival

Please join us at the Kennedy Branch on Saturday, September 17th @ 12:00 PM for our 3RD ANNIVERSARY CARNIVAL! There will be rides, food, facepainting and more!

9/17/2016 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM View Flyer

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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.