Main Library: FREE programming for all ages! Check our calendar for more details!

Main: Saturday, January 19th at 2 PM. FREE admission and refreshments.

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

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Programs & Events

Jan 19
Movie of the Month - Main Library
Movie of the Month - Main Library

Come join us for a screening of "Teen Titans Go! To the Movies". A villain's maniacal plan for world domination sidetracks five teenage superheroes who dream of Hollywood stardom. Admission and refreshments are FREE!! 

1/19/2019 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM View Flyer
Jan 23
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, January 23rd at 6:30 PM.

1/23/2019 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM View Flyer
Feb 07
Feng Shui Workshop - Main Library
Feng Shui Workshop - Main Library

Celebrate Chinese New Year with Ivy from "Who Moved My Chi?" and lean easy feng shui tips for your home and office. To learn more about Ivy and the services she offers, visit This is a FREE event open to all ages. 

2/7/2019 6:30 PM View Flyer
Feb 12
Chinese Paper Folding & Cutting Workshop - Main
Chinese Paper Folding & Cutting Workshop - Main

Join us to learn the ancient art forms of Jianzhi and Zhezhi during this hands-on workshop. Make it and take it! This is a FREE event that is open to all ages.

2/12/2019 4:30 PM View Flyer
Feb 14
Senior Citizen Movie Matinee - Main Library
Senior Citizen Movie Matinee - Main Library

Join us for a screening of “The Old Man and the Gun,” Based on the true story of Forrest Tucker and his audacious escape from San Quentin at the age of 70 to an unprecedented string of heists that confounded authorities and enchanted the public. Admission and refreshments are provided.

2/14/2019 1:00 PM View Flyer

Career Connections

NJ Career Connections
With New Jersey Career Connections you can now visit the library for all your career development needs! Featuring open hours for one-on-one assistance, databases, job fairs, career workshops, public-access career laptops, and much more! Please click on the links within the text to find out more about these services.

Day Book Club

Latest Feature: The Road to Character Author: David Brooks

Main Library Location

Schedule: 2nd Wednesday Monthly: 2-3pm Next Meeting: Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Guttenberg Resource Center Location

Schedule: 2nd Tuesday Monthly: 2-3pm Next Meeting: Tuesday, February 12, 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.