All branches of the North Bergen Library will close at 1 PM on Nov. 21st and are closed on Nov. 22nd & 23rd for Thanksgiving.

Main: 12/7 at 4 PM, Branch: 12/12 at 4:30 PM , Guttenberg: 12/13 at 6 PM

Main: Saturday, Dec., 8th 11 AM to 2 PM & Thursday, Dec., 13th 5 PM to 7 PM

Kennedy Branch: Monday, December 10th at 6 PM.  Lecture and Tasting by ShopRite!

Main: Saturday, December 22nd at 1:30 PM. FREE admission and refreshments.

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Programs & Events

Nov 27
Acing the Job Interview II - Main Library
Acing the Job Interview II - Main Library

Acing the Job Interview I!

Particiapate in mock interviews.

11/27/2018 6:00 PM View Flyer
Nov 28
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, November 28th at 6:30 PM.

11/28/2018 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM View Flyer
Dec 07
Holiday Celebration - Main Library
Holiday Celebration - Main Library

Join us for our Annual Holiday Celebration at the Main Library, 8411 Bergenline Ave. Meet and greet Santa, and take home a goodie bag!

12/7/2018 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM View Flyer
Dec 08
ACA Health & Enrollment Fair - Main Library
ACA Health & Enrollment Fair - Main Library

Healthcare is required by law in the State of New Jersey. Open enrollment officially ends on December 15, 2018. Join us at the Main Library for a FREE ACA Health & Enrollment Fair brought to you by Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey and the Urban League of Hudson County. Horizon will have a medical van onsite providing the following FREE screenings: blood pressure, glucose and cholesterol.

12/8/2018 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM View Flyer
Dec 10
Healthy Eating for the Holidays - Kennedy Branch
Healthy Eating for the Holidays - Kennedy Branch

A lecture and tasting event with ShopRite of Columbia Park located in North Bergen.

12/10/2018 6:00 PM - 7:00 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: Saint for All Occasions Author: J. Courtney Sullivan

Main Library Location

Schedule: 2nd Wednesday Monthly: 2-3pm Next Meeting: Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Guttenberg Resource Center Location

Schedule: 2nd Tuesday Monthly: 2-3pm Next Meeting: Tuesday, December 11, 2018

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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.