Kennedy Branch: Saturday, September 21st 12 pm to 3 pm.  FREE!!

Main: Library: Saturday, September 28th at 5 PM. FREE admission.

Main: Saturday, September 28th 11 AM to 1 PM. FREE Activities and food.

Main Branch: Monday, September 23rd at 6 PM.

ALL BRANCHES: Tuesday, September 24th. Are you registered??

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Programs & Events

Sep 21
Kennedy Branch 6th Anniversary Carnival
Kennedy Branch 6th Anniversary Carnival

Please join us at the Kennedy Branch on Saturday, September 21st  @12:00 PM for our 6TH ANNIVERSARY CARNIVAL! There will be rides, food, games, entertainment and more! 

9/21/2019 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM View Flyer
Sep 23
UFOs of North Bergen - Main Library
UFOs of North Bergen - Main Library

Learn about North Bergen's history with UFO sightings with town historian Michael Maring! 

9/23/2019 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM View Flyer
Sep 24
Teen Advisory Board - Main Library
Teen Advisory Board - Main Library

Join the Teen Advisory Board!! These meetings are open to students in grades 7 and up.  Please register at the children's desk.

9/24/2019 4:00 PM View Flyer
Sep 24
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 fl ow projections. 

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For more details about this workshop and to register go to:

9/24/2019 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM View Flyer
Sep 24
Voter Registration Event - All Branches
Voter Registration Event - All Branches

In honor of National Voter Registration Day, we will be holding a voter registration event all all three of our locations. Please join us at any of our three locations on Tuesday, September 24th to register.

9/24/2019 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM View Flyer

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Day Book Club

Latest Feature: Women Rowing North Author: Mary Pipher

Main Library Location

Schedule: 2nd Wednesday Monthly: 2-3pm Next Meeting: Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Guttenberg Resource Center Location

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