The Main Library and Kennedy Branch will be closed on Monday, May 29, 2017 in observance of Memorial Day.

Adult Program Registration starts Tuesday, May 30th at both the Main & Branch.

Main: Living with Alzeihmer's: For Caregivers. Wed., June 7th @ 6 PM.

Kennedy Branch: FREE movie screening on Friday, June 9th @ 6:30 PM.

Main: Movie of the Month - The Wedding Singer. June 17th @ 2:30 PM

Main: Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at 6:00 PM

Main Library - Wednesday, April 12th @6:30 PM.

Main - 3rd Wednesday of every month @ 6:30 PM.

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

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

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May 30
Adult Program Registration (Main & Branch)
Adult Program Registration (Main & Branch)

Adult Summer Program Registration begins on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at 9:00 AM. Programs start on June 5, 2017 and end on August 12, 2017. Register in person at both the Main and the Branch. Proof of residency and a library card are required for all programs. View the flier for a complete listing of programs. 


5/30/2017 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM View Flyer
Jun 05
NHCAC Vaccinations - Kennedy Branch
NHCAC Vaccinations - Kennedy Branch

North Hudson Community Action will be at the Kennedy Branch on Monday, June 5, 2017 to provide free vaccinations to North Bergen residents.


Hep B, Hep A, MMR, Zostavax (aged 60 and over), Tdap, HPV (Ages 19-26), Pneumovax 23, Prevnar13, Meningococcal, and Varicella.

Eligibility Requirements:
Ages 19-99
Underinsured-current insurance does not cover vaccines
Must be a current resident of North Bergen*
You must provide proof of address (document with address).
Picture Identification

Residents from North Bergen, Union CIty, West New York, Guttenberg, Weehawken and Secaucus may visit any site during the month, for example, if you cannot attend on the day your town is scheduled you may go to another town's site; please bring ID and proof of residency.

6/5/2017 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM View Flyer
Jun 07
Well-Being Wednesdays - Main Library
Well-Being Wednesdays - Main Library

Join us on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at 6:00 pm for an important presentation titled "Living with Alzeihmer's: For Caregivers" presented by the Act Now Foundation - The Alzheimer’s Resource Center of NJ.

FREE memory screenings and memory loss evaluations will be performed from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM.

Bus transportation will be provided from the Kennedy Branch the day of the event. Registration is required for transportation. Please contact the library to put your name on the list. Admission is free and refreshments will be provided.

This event is brought to you by Hackensack Meridian Health and the North Bergen Free Public Library.

6/7/2017 6:00 PM View Flyer
Jun 08
Senior Citizen Movie Matinee - Kennedy
Senior Citizen Movie Matinee - Kennedy

Join us for a screening of "La La Land" starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone. A jazz pianist falls for an aspiring actress in Los Angeles. Admission and refreshments are FREE!!

6/8/2017 12:00 PM View Flyer
Jun 08
Senior Citizen Movie Matinee - Main
Senior Citizen Movie Matinee - Main

Join us for a screening of "FENCES" starring, Denzel Washington & Viola Davis. A working-class African-American father tries to raise his family in the 1950s, while coming to terms with the events of his life. Admission and refreshments are FREE!!

6/8/2017 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, mock interviews, and much more! Please click on the links within the text to find out more about these services.

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Latest Feature: The Boys In The Boat Schedule: 2nd Wednesday Monthly: 2-3pm Next Meeting: Wednesday, June 14, 2017 Author: Daniel James Brown

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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.