Resgistration starts on Monday, March 27th @ 9:00 AM.

Main: Saturday, April 1st @ 3:00 PM

Main - Stroke Seminar - Wednesday, April 5th @ 6PM.

Main: April 23rd, April 30th, May 7th & May 21st @ 2:00 PM

Main: Saturday, April 8th from 10 am to 4 pm. REGISTER AT THE CHILDRENS DESK.

Main: Saturday, April 22nd @ 2:30 pm

Main Library - Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 1:00 PM

Main: Saturday, May 13th @ 11:00 AM

Main: Thursday, May 18th @ 6:00 pm

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

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

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Programs & Events

Mar 27
Program Registration (Main & Branch)
Program Registration (Main & Branch)

Don't forget to register for the Baby/Early Childhood/Teen Spring Programs! Registration begins on March 27, 2017 at 9:00 AM. Programs start on April 3, 2017 and end on June 17th. . View the flier for a complete listing of programs. 


3/27/2017 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM View Flyer
Apr 01
Shara B Concert Event - Main Library
Shara B Concert Event - Main Library

Join us at the Main Library where Shara B a North Bergen teacher and vocalist will be performing popular cover songs and her single "Walk Away". This is a FREE event. "Walk Away" can be found on Itunes.

4/1/2017 3:00 PM View Flyer
Apr 03
Savvy Social Security Planning for Women - Branch
Savvy Social Security Planning for Women - Branch

What women need to know to
maximize retirement income.
Learn the answers to your questions:
• How an I maximize my Social Security Benefits?
• Are there survivor benefits if my husband or ex-husband dies?
• If I get divorced, are there divorced-spouse benefits?
• How can I best coordinate retirement benefits with my husband?
• What Social Security planning should I consider before remarrying?
And more...

4/3/2017 6:30 PM View Flyer
Apr 03
NHCAC Vaccinations - Main Library
NHCAC Vaccinations - Main Library

North Hudson Community Action will be at the Kennedy Branch on Monday, April 3, 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.

4/3/2017 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM View Flyer
Apr 05
Well-Being Wednesdays - Main Library
Well-Being Wednesdays - Main Library

Join us at the Main Library on Wednesday, April 5th at 6:00 PM for the next installment of our Well-Being Wednesdays" series, featuring the topic of "Strokes".


Bus transportation will be provided from the Kennedy Branch the day of the event. 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 UMC Palisades Hospital.

4/5/2017 6:00 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.

Day Book Club

Latest Feature: United Schedule: 2nd Wednesday Monthly: 2-3pm Next Meeting: Wednesday, April 12, 2017 Author: Cory Booker

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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.