EARLY CLOSING ON FRIDAY, DEC 13TH, 2019: Kennedy Branch at 12 PM and Main Library at 3 PM.

Branch: Dec. 11th @ 4:30 pm, Main: Dec.18th @ 5 PM & Guttenberg: Dec 19th @ 6 PM

Main Library: Sunday, December 15th at 2 PM.

Main Library: Tuesday, December 17th, 4 pm to 7:30 pm. Registration Required.

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Programs & Events

Dec 15
Mapping North Bergen - Main Library
Mapping North Bergen - Main Library

Join us for a discussion highlighting the development of North Bergen through a series of maps. The maps will be interactively examined with histories of landmarks and explanations of the area's development. This event will be presented by Michael Maring.

12/15/2019 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM View Flyer
Dec 16
Festive Family Film Series - Main Library
Festive Family Film Series - Main Library

Enjoy five different festive family films at the Main Library EVERY MONDAY IN DECEMBER! Free cookies and hot chocolate will be served. Open to all ages. 

Monday, December 2nd: "How the Ginch Stole Christmas"
Monday, December 9th: "Elf"
Monday, December 16th: "The Nightmare Before Christmas"
Monday, December 23rd: "Home Alone"
Monday, December 30th: "Frozen"

12/16/2019 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM View Flyer
Dec 16
Bedtime Storytime & Craft - Main Library
Bedtime Storytime & Craft - Main Library

Join us at the Main Library for 6 weeks of storytime and craft! Wear your pajamas! This program will run on Mondays at 7:00 pm (Monday, December 16th through Monday, January 20th). This program is open to North Bergen and Guttenberg children of all ages. 

12/16/2019 7:00 PM View Flyer
Dec 17
Escape Room - Main Library
Escape Room - Main Library

Please join us at the Main Library for a Nightmare Before Christmas Escape Room. Solve puzzles, find hidden clues and decode messages. You must break out before Oogie Boogie gets Santa Claus!

Registration is limited to one half-hour session only.This program is open to North Bergen and Guttenberg children in grades 6th to 12th. Register at the Youth Services Desk.

12/17/2019 4:00 PM - 7:30 PM View Flyer
Dec 17
"The Grinch" Movie Event - Kennedy Branch

Please join us at the Kennedy Branch for a screening of " The Grinch". A grumpy Grinch plots to ruin Christmas for the village of Whoville. The is a FREE event. 

12/17/2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM View Flyer

Day Book Club

Latest Feature: The Library Book Author: Susan Orlean

Main Library Location

Schedule: 2nd Wednesday Monthly: 2-3pm Next Meeting: Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Guttenberg Resource Center Location

Schedule: 2nd Tuesday Monthly: 2-3pm Next Meeting: Tuesday, December 10, 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.