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

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
Dec 12
Holiday Celebration - Kennedy Branch
Holiday Celebration - Kennedy Branch

Join us for our 6th Annual Holiday Celebration at the Kennedy Branch featuring Santa! The event will take place on Wednesday, December 12th @ 4:30 PM. 

12/12/2018 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM View Flyer
Dec 13
Senior Citizen Movie Matinee - Main
Senior Citizen Movie Matinee - Main

Join us for a screening of "THE MEG" After escaping an attack by what he claims was a 70-foot shark, Jonas Taylor must confront his fears to save those trapped in a sunken submersible. Free refreshments are provided.

12/13/2018 1:00 PM View Flyer
Dec 13
Holiday Celebration - Guttenberg Resource Center
Holiday Celebration - Guttenberg Resource Center

Join us for the First Annual Holiday Celebration at the Guttenberg Resource Center. There will be photos with Santa, and goodie bags!!

12/13/2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM View Flyer
Dec 13
ACA Enrollment Fair - Main Library
ACA 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  Enrollment Fair brought to you by Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey and the Urban League of Hudson County. .

12/13/2018 5:00 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.