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The Main Library & Kennedy Branch will be open Friday through Monday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM as warming centers.

Main - Friday, February 26th @ 4:30 pm & Branch - Saturday, February 27th @ 11:00 am

Main - “Bollywood Dance” - Thursdays , 6:30-7:30pm. Begins Jan. 28, 2016

Main Branch every Tues & Sat. Kennedy Branch every Weds. Call For Appointment

Main Branch - Free Zumba Class on Sunday, February 21st at 1:30 PM

Call today to make your one-on-one appointment. Mon - Thurs 4 to 8pm.

Main Library, Mon. - Thurs., 4 pm to 6:30 pm. Call to make an appointment.

Check our programs and events calandar for a new medical seminar every month.

Main Branch - Join us for Yoga at the Library 8411 Bergenline Ave.

Join us for a screening of "Minions". Main - Sat., February 27th @ 2:30 PM

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

Access this free service at http://nbpl.driving-tests.org/

Save yourself a trip to the newstand-read your favorite magazine online.

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

Learn-a-Test - free practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and more.

Main Branch-Saturdays,1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Kennedy Branch-Thursdays 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

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Feb 21
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 Sunday, February 21st at 1:30 PM.

2/21/2016 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM View Flyer
Feb 26
 Dr. Seuss Celebration - Main Branch
Dr. Seuss Celebration - Main Branch

Join us for the North Bergen Public Library’s “Dr. Seuss Celebration” on Friday, February 26, 2016 at the Main Library, 8411 Bergenline Ave., beginning at 4:30 p.m. The festivities will include a Magic Show, Story Time with special guests Mayor Sacco and the Cat in the Hat, plus cotton candy and goodie bags to take home. So come along and help us sing Happy Birthday to Dr. Seuss!

2/26/2016 4:30 PM View Flyer
Feb 27
 “Dr. Seuss Celebration” - Kennedy
“Dr. Seuss Celebration” - Kennedy

The North Bergen Public Library invites you to a “Dr. Seuss Celebration!” at the Kennedy Branch, 2123 Kennedy Blvd., on Saturday, February 27, 2016 beginning at 11:00 a.m. The festivities will include a Magic Show, balloons, and Story Time with special guests Mayor Sacco and the Cat in the Hat. So come along and help us say Happy Birthday to Dr. Seuss!

2/27/2016 11:00 AM View Flyer
Feb 27
Movie of the Month - Main
Movie of the Month - Main

Come join us for a screening of "Minions". Stuart, Kevin and Bob are recruited by Scarlet Overkill, a super-villain who, alongside her inventor husband Herb, hatches a plot to take over the world. Admission and refreshments are FREE!!

2/27/2016 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM View Flyer
Mar 19
Movie of the Month - Main
Movie of the Month - Main

Come join us for a screening of “Creed", ”Adonis Johnson (Michael B. Jordan) never knew his famous father, boxing champion Apollo Creed, who died before Adonis was born. However, boxing is in his blood, so he seeks out Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone) and asks the retired champ to be his trainer. Rocky sees much of Apollo in Adonis, and agrees to mentor him, even as he battles an opponent deadlier than any in the ring. With Rocky's help, Adonis soon gets a title shot, but whether he has the true heart of a fighter remains to be seen.

3/19/2016 2:00 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.