Mayor: Nicholas J. Sacco | Executive Director: Sai Rao

A referendum was placed before the voting population of North Bergen as to whether or not a public library was to be established. YES vote was: 4,761. NO vote was: 1,947. At this time the library was at 79 th Street and Bergenline Avenue. It had a budget of $5,000.00 and 19,900 books to serve a population of 41,000. The librarian Mrs. John A. Cowler, stressed that new facilities were needed; 1.) To fight juvenile delinquency, and 2.) As a cultural center for the town. Her motto was, “Through good books, great men talk to us.”

All branches of the North Bergen Free Public Library will be CLOSED on Wednesday, November 11th in observance of Veterans Day.

All branches of the North Bergen Free Public Library will be CLOSED on Tuesday, November 3rd for Election Day.
For voting options and election information, go to vote2020.hcnj.us

All branches of the North Bergen Public Library will be closed on Saturday, September 5th through Monday, September 7th for Labor Day weekend.

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