Meet at the Main Library at 2:00 pm on Thursday, July 28th.

FREE outdoor movies - Check our calendar for details.

Main Library - Wednesdays from 4 to 5 pm. Starts July 6th. Register at the children's desk.

Main - Tuesdays @ 6:00 PM. Starts July 12th. Registration is required.

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Jul 27
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 July 27th at 6:30 PM.

7/27/2016 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM View Flyer
Jul 28
Cinema Under the Stars
Cinema Under the Stars

CINEMA UNDER THE STARS  is back for 2016! Join us for four 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. Minions - Kennedy Branch Library on Thursday, July 14th @ 8:00 PM

2. Hotel Transylvania 2 - North Bergen Pool on Thursday, July 28th @ 7:00 PM ( Swim and enjoy the show.) Free admission with your North Bergen library card. $5 without your card.

3. Jurassic World - Main Library on Thursday, August 11th @ 8:00 PM

4. Batman V Superman - Recreation Center on Thursday, August 25th @ 8:00 PM

7/28/2016 7:00 PM View Flyer
Jul 28
Pokewalk in he Park!  - Main Library
Pokewalk in he Park! - Main Library

Come along on a Pokemon Go safari! Catch Pokemon, visit Pokestops, and make new friends.  Everyone will meet at the Main Library at 2:00 PM. Children under thirteen years old must be accompanied by a parent.

7/28/2016 2:00 PM View Flyer
Aug 11
Senior Citizen Movie Matinee - Main
Senior Citizen Movie Matinee - Main

Join us for a screening of “The Accidental Husband" starring Uma Thurman. When talk radio host Emma Lloyd advises one of her listeners to break up with her boyfriend, the jilted ex sets about getting his revenge. .  Refreshments will be provided.

8/11/2016 1:00 PM View Flyer
Aug 12
Senior Citizen Movie Matinee - Kennedy
Senior Citizen Movie Matinee - Kennedy

Join us for a screening of "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" starring, "Nia Vardalos" and "John Corbett" .A Portokalos family secret brings the beloved characters back together for an even bigger and Greeker wedding.  Admission and refreshments are FREE!!

8/12/2016 12:00 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.