Book Club

The North Bergen Library hosts a monthly book club. The book club meets on the second Wednesday of every month in the library's conference room, located on the lower level. There, book club members read and discuss the current month's book at length. Titles always vary - from classic works of literature to popular fiction and nonfiction titles. There's a little bit of everything to suit all readers' tastes. All library users wishing to participate in the book club must register in person at the library.

Citizenship Class

The North Bergen Library hosts a citizenship class for library users wishing to gain United States citizenship. The class provides free training for the United States Citizenship Exam, and answers questions about the process. The Citizenship class meets once a week in the conference room of the library, located on the lower level. Each class is one hour long and is taught in English. The Citizenship class is open to North Bergen and Guttenberg residents and must be registered for ahead of time. At the time of registration, attendees must provide the library with a form of picture identification reflecting their current North Bergen or Guttenberg address. There is no charge for the class. For more information about the class and for specific dates, please visit or call the library.

Computer Training

The North Bergen Library offers both basic and intermediate computer classes. These classes are offered as part of the library's regular programming and each class meets once a week. The basic computer class assumes that the participant has no prior knowledge of computers. Participants will learn the basics of using the computer, including how to use the keyboard and mouse and will introduce popular computer programs, such as Microsoft Word and the Internet. Intermediate computer classes assume that the participant already has this basic knowledge of computers and will offer more in-depth and advanced instruction. If you are unsure as to which class to sign up for, please contact the library.

Classes are open to North Bergen and Guttenberg residents. Attendees must register ahead of time and must bring in proof of residency when signing up. Registration is limited. Please register in person. These classes are, on occasion, offered in Spanish as well. For more information on the class and its specific dates, please call or visit the library.

Conversational Spanish

The library hosts a Spanish language-learning course to introduce students to the basics of communicating in Spanish. This course is part of the library's regular programming, but cannot be offered at all times. Please check the program schedule to see whether Spanish is being offered at this time or call the library. The class typically meets during the summer months. Classes are open to North Bergen and Guttenberg residents. Attendees must register ahead of time and must bring in proof of residency when signing up. Registration is limited and takes place the week before classes begin. Please register in person.

ESL - English as a Second Language

The North Bergen Library offers beginner's English classes to North Bergen and Guttenberg residents. Beginner's English is a ten-week class that meets every week in the conference room, located on the lower level in the Main Branch and also at the Kennedy Branch at 2123 Kennedy Boulevard.

Each class is one hour long, and covers everything from basic vocabulary to in-depth conversations. Beginner's English class runs continuously throughout the year. Attendees wishing to register for the beginner's English class are required to provide the library with a form of picture identification reflecting his or her current North Bergen or Guttenberg address.

Knitting Club

The North Bergen Library hosts a knitting club for those wishing to learn how to knit or to work on their latest project. This course is part of the library's regular programming, but cannot be offered at all times. Please check the program schedule to see whether knitting is being offered at this time or call the library. The club typically meets twice a month. Classes are open to North Bergen and Guttenberg residents. Attendees must register ahead of time and must bring in proof of residency when signing up. Registration is limited and takes place the week before classes begin. Please register in person. Supplies are provided.

For more information on the class and whether it is being offered at this time, please visit or call the library.

Tech Express

The Tech Express class offers an opportunity for patrons to learn about different computer programs and internet skills. The class assumes that participants have some prior knowledge of computers. This course is part of the library's regular programming, but cannot be offered at all times. Please check the program schedule to see whether Tech Express is being offered at this time or call the library. The class typically meets during the summer months. Classes are open to North Bergen and Guttenberg residents. Attendees must register ahead of time and must bring in proof of residency when signing up. Registration is limited and takes place the week before classes begin. Please register in person.

Yoga Classes

The North Bergen Library offers free yoga classes to interested patrons. The course is offered as part of the library's regular programming, but cannot be offered every programming cycle. The class meets either once a week or every other week depending on the programming schedule. Classes are open to North Bergen and Guttenberg residents. Attendees must register ahead of time and must bring in proof of residency when signing up. Registration is limited. Please register in person. No previous experience with yoga is necessary. For more information on the class and whether it is being offered this programming cycle, please visit or call the library. View Current Yoga Class Information [PDF]

Tech Help

Make an appointment today for one-on-one assistance with all your technology needs. (BILINGUAL ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE FOR SPANISH SPEAKERS) before classes begin. Please register in person. View Current Tech Help Information [PDF]