Kennedy Branch - "Dr. Seuss Celebration" on March 4th @ 5:00 p.m.

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

Free Tax Prep / Preparación de Impuestos Gratis - 1/31-4/15, 201-381-7014

Main - Night of comedy with Alonzo Bodden on March 15th @ 5pm. Doors open 4:30pm

Main - Curso de 10 semanas todos los Domingos, Comienza 22 de Febrero; 2:00 p.m.

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

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

Kennedy Branch - Play Tunes every Mondays at 6PM. Babies to 1st graders are welcome!

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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Mar 04
 “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 Wednesday, March 4, 2015 beginning at 5:00 p.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!

3/4/2015 5:00 PM - 12:00 AM View Flyer
Mar 11
Wellness Wednesdays - Colorectal Health - Main
Wellness Wednesdays - Colorectal Health - Main

Find out about Colorectal Health at a free bilingual event. The speaker is Dr. Peter Caride, a gastroenterologist at Holy Name Medical Center.

3/11/2015 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM View Flyer
Mar 13
Senior Citizen Movie Matinee - Kennedy
Senior Citizen Movie Matinee - Kennedy

Come see the movie "Lucy" a 2014 English-language French science fiction action film written and directed by Luc Besson and produced by his wife Virginie Silla for his company Europacorp. The film was shot in Taipei, Paris and New York City. It stars Scarlett Johansson, Morgan Freeman, Amr Waked and Choi Min-sik. Johansson portrays the title character, a woman who gains psychokinetic abilities from a drug being absorbed into her bloodstream.

3/13/2015 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM View Flyer
Mar 15
Live Comedian Alonzo Bodden! - Main
Live Comedian Alonzo Bodden! - Main

Come out to the Main Library Branch, located at 8411 Bergenline Ave., for a night of laughter with Comedian Alonzo Bodden, winner of NBC’s Last Comic Standing and featured on Comedy Central and The Tonight Show!
Doors open at 4:30 p.m. and admission is free.

3/15/2015 5:00 PM - 12:00 AM View Flyer
Apr 15
Free Tax Prep / Preparación de Impuestos Gratis
Free Tax Prep / Preparación de Impuestos Gratis

Wednesdays 9:30am-1:30pm
Lawlor Tower, 6121-6131 Grand Ave.
Wednesdays 2:30-5pm
NB Library Kennedy Branch, 2123 Kennedy Blvd.
North Bergen residents age 55 or over, OR in possession of proof of disability, with yearly income BELOW $55K. Must bring Identification, Social Security card, tax documents and 2013 tax return (first-time participants only)
POR CITA SOLAMENTE - LLAME 201-381-7014 ENERO 31 – ABRIL 15, 2015
Miércoles 9:30am-1:30pm
Torre Lawlor, 6121-6131 Grand Ave.
Miércoles 2:30-5pm
Biblioteca de NB – Sucursal Kennedy, 2123 Kennedy Blvd.
Residentes de North Bergen con 55 años o más O residentes con prueba documentada de discapacidad con ingreso anual menos de $55,000. Debe traer identificación, tarjeta de seguro social (Social Security) y documentos sobre impuestos tanto como la declaración de impuestos del 2013 (solo quienes participan por primera vez)

4/15/2015 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM View Flyer

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