The Main Library & Kennedy Branch will be open 8/1 & 8/2 from 9 AM to 5 PM as cooling centers.

Free acoustic concert performed by Jason Liebman on August 11, 2015 at 5:00 PM

Unique Creatures @ the Library: Main - 8/12, 1pm & Kennedy - 8/14, 1pm

Kennedy-Art Classes start Jan 12; Every 1st & 3rd Monday of every month ages 6-12 yrs old.

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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Aug 06
Dive-in Movie Night feat. “Despicable Me”
Dive-in Movie Night feat. “Despicable Me”

Join us at the North Bergen Municipal Pool Complex, 2111 91st St., for Cinema Under the Stars: Dive-In Movie Night featuring the 2010 computer-animated comedy “Despicable Me” on Thursday, August 6, 2015 at 7 p.m.
Free Admission for pool members and individuals with a North Bergen library card. Transportation will be provided the day of the event at both library locations. 

8/6/2015 7:00 PM View Flyer
Aug 07
Fun with a Cop
Fun with a Cop

The North Bergen Public Library invites you to have Fun With A Cop! Learn about Police Tactics with the North Bergen Community Police on August 7 at 11AM at Braddock Park. For ages 10-14. Be ready to get Wet!

8/7/2015 11:00 AM View Flyer
Aug 07
Senior Citizen Movie Matinee - Kennedy
Senior Citizen Movie Matinee - Kennedy

Come join us for a screening of "The Longest Ride," the 2015 American romantic drama based on Nicholas Sparks' 2013 novel of the same name. The film stars Britt Robertson and Scott Eastwood.

8/7/2015 12:00 PM View Flyer
Aug 11
Jason Liebman Free Acoustic Concert
Jason Liebman Free Acoustic Concert

There will be a free acoustic concert performed by Jason Liebman on August 11, 2015 at 5:00 PM at the North Bergen Pool. Attendance is free with a pool membership or your North Bergen Public Library card.

8/11/2015 5:00 PM View Flyer
Aug 12
Unique Creatures at the Library - Main
Unique Creatures at the Library - Main

The North Bergen Public Library invites you to Unique Creatures at the Main Library, 8411 Bergenline Ave., on August 12, 2015 at 1 p.m.
Meet and learn about all different types of animals!

8/12/2015 1:00 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.