Main Library: Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at 5:30 PM

Kennedy Branch: Smallfoot, Thursday, August 22nd at 8 PM. FREE!

Friday, August 23rd - Guttenberg: 11 AM, Main: 1 PM & Branch: 3 PM. FREE!

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Programs & Events

Aug 22
Cinema Under the Stars (Smallfoot) - Branch
Cinema Under the Stars (Smallfoot) - Branch

CINEMA UNDER THE STARS  is back for 2019! Join us for FREE outdoor movies shown on a large screen at the Main Library and Kennedy Branch.  Bring a chair, blanket, snacks and don't forget your family and friends. Free admission and snacks!

Smallfoot - Kennedy Branch on Wednesday, August 22nd @ 8:00 PM


8/22/2019 8:00 PM View Flyer
Aug 23
Unique Creatures at the Library - ALL BRANCHES
Unique Creatures at the Library - ALL BRANCHES

Unique creatures is back on Friday, August 23, 2019. This FREE event is open to children of all ages. Guttenberg Resource Center: 11:00 AM, Main Library: 1:00 PM & Kennedy Branch: 3:00 PM. 

8/23/2019 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM View Flyer
Aug 26
North Bergen Stories - Main Library
North Bergen Stories - Main Library

The North Bergen Museum's "North Bergen Stories" is an oral history project which aims to document, preserve and celebrate the rich history of the town's unique communities, by collecting the stories of people who have experienced it firsthand.

​To find out more information or to learn how to participate, or share your story, please contact

8/26/2019 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM View Flyer
Aug 28
Zumba - Main Library
Zumba - Main Library

Dance and get fit! Zumba classes are held on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month. The next class will be held Wednesday, August 28th at 6:30 PM.

8/28/2019 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM View Flyer
Sep 07
"Hidden Figures" Movie Event - Main Library

Please join us for a "One Book North Bergen" movie event featuring the One Book North Bergen adult selection "Hidden Figures", The story of a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program. Refresments will be provided.

9/7/2019 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM View Flyer

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Schedule: 2nd Wednesday Monthly: 2-3pm Next Meeting: Wednesday, September 4, 2019

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