Main & Branch - Monday August 21, 2017 at 11:00 AM. View the flier for more details.

Register for One Book North Bergen today! 

Join our Super Drawing Contest! Check the calendar below for more information.

Main Library - Saturday, September 9, 2017 @ 12:00 PM

Main Library - Tuesday, September 12, 2017 @ 5:00 PM

Main Library - Saturday, September 16, 2017 from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Main Library: Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 4:00 PM.

Main Library: Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 5:30 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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Programs & Events

Aug 21
Solar Eclipse Event - Main & Branch
Solar Eclipse Event - Main & Branch

Experience the Solar Eclipse at the North Bergen Free Public Library!

11:00 AM: Supplies will be provided to create a NASA-approved Pinhole Projector.

All Day: Watch the NASA Eclipse Live Stream with free popcorn.

1:30 PM- 4:00 PM: Eclipse Viewing in the parking lot! (This part of the event will only take place at the Main Library).

DISCLAMER: The library is not responsible for any physical injury that may occur due to viewing the solar eclipse.


8/21/2017 11:00 AM View Flyer
Aug 23
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, August 23rd at 6:30 PM.

8/23/2017 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM View Flyer
Aug 25
Super Drawing Contest
Super Drawing Contest

Like to Draw? Then join our SUPER DRAWING CONTEST!

The winner's artwork will be featured on limited edition library cards to be handed out at our own Comic Con on September 16th!


  • Cannot include any licensed characters.
  • Can be digital or print submission.
  • Must be something comic, anime or cartoon related.

Submit finished artwork by Friday, August 25th to the Reference Desk

8/25/2017 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM View Flyer
Sep 06
Well-Being Wednesdays - Main Library
Well-Being Wednesdays - Main Library

Join us on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at 6:00 pm for an important presentation titled "Foot Care and Diabetes".

Learn ways to care for your feet and understand the signs and symptoms of diabetic foot conditions.

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.

9/6/2017 6:00 PM View Flyer
Sep 09
Christina Baker Kline Author Event - Main Library
Christina Baker Kline Author Event - Main Library

Join us at the Main Library for a special author event featurning NY Times Best-Selling Author, "Christina Baker Kline". Christina Baker Kline is the Author of the Best-selling Book "Orphan Train" which is the featured adult selection for One Book North Bergen 2017. Books will be available for sale at the event, which the author will sign. Checkout a copy today at either library location.

9/9/2017 4:00 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: One Thousand White Women Schedule: 2nd Wednesday Monthly: 2-3pm Next Meeting: Wednesday, September 20, 2017 Author: Jim Fergus

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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.