Main - Wednesday, June 1st @ 6:00 PM. "Free blood pressure screenings will be provided."

Main Library - Thursday, June 16th @ 4:00 PM.

64th Street Field - Saturday, June 4th from 11 AM to 3 PM

Main Library - Wednesday, June 8th @ 2:00 PM. Book: Wild by Cheryl Strayed


Kennedy Branch - June 13th & 27th @ 7 PM - "Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl"

Kennedy Branch - Thursday, July 14th @ 8:30 PM. Admission is FREE.

Check our calandar to download the 2016 vaccination schedule.

Main - The Library presents Conversational ESL. Contact us today for an appointment!

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Visit the North Bergen Public Library's Job & Career Resource Center!

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Jun 01
Well-Being Wednesdays - Main Library
Well-Being Wednesdays - Main Library

Join us at the Main Library on Wednesday, June 1st for the next installment of our Well-Being Wednesdays" series. In this seminar you will learn about the new advances in treating high cholesterol. Blood pressure screenings will also be provided.

Too much cholesterol in the blood can lead to cardiovascular disease. According to the American Heart Association, heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States. Over 2,100 Americans die of cardiovascular disease each day, an average of one death every 40 seconds. The good news is, you can lower your cholesterol and reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke.

Bus transportation will be provided from both the Kennedy Branch and the Nutrition center. Please contact the library to put your name on the list. Admission is free and refreshments will be provided.

This event is brought to you by Hackensack UMC Palisades Hospital and will feature guest speaker, "Dr. Jesus Alfonso, MD".

6/1/2016 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM View Flyer
Jun 04
Summer Health Green Fair - 64th Street Field
Summer Health Green Fair - 64th Street Field

The North Bergen Health Department and the Municipal Utilities Authority will be holding their Third Annual Summer Health Green Fair on Saturday, June 4th from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM. The event will take place at the 64th Street Field. There will be health screenings, live music, a talents show, food vendors, face paining, a blood drive and more! For more information please visit

6/4/2016 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM View Flyer
Jun 06
Learn to Sort and Store your Paperwork & Photos
Learn to Sort and Store your Paperwork & Photos

The North Bergen Public Library is excited to  welcome back "Jamie Novak" for a new workshop. This time she will share with you her "3 Simple Steps to Sort and Store Paperwork & Photographs".

Are you are stuck under piles of paperwork and boxes of photographs? If so, this event is for you! Join us for a humorous look at the common challenges of figuring out how to deal with filing papers and sorting photos. You’ll walk away with simple solutions and three steps to tackle these projects over the summer so you can finally relax.

Presented by organizing specialist and bestselling author Jamie Novak, as seen on HGTV and QVC and most recently a home blogger for Martha Stewart Whole Living.

The event will take place at the Main Library on Monday, June 6th at 7:00 PM. Refreshments will be served.


6/6/2016 7:00 PM View Flyer
Jun 08
Adult Book Club - Main Library
Adult Book Club - Main Library

Join us at the Main Library on the second Wednesday of each month for the "Adult Book Club". The next meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 8th at 2:00 PM. The June book selection is "Wild" by Cheryl Strayed. Pickup a copy at the circulation desk with your library card.

6/8/2016 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM View Flyer
Jun 10
Senior Citizen Movie Matinee - Kennedy
Senior Citizen Movie Matinee - Kennedy

Join us for a screening of “Concussion" starring "Will Smith". In Pittsburgh, accomplished pathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu uncovers the truth about brain damage in football players who suffer repeated concussions in the course of normal play. Refreshments will be provided.

6/10/2016 12:00 PM View Flyer

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Latest Feature: Wild Schedule: 2nd Wednesday Monthly: 2-3pm Next Meeting: June 8, 2016 Author: CHERYL STRAYED

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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.