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

Adult

Museum Passes

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Museum Passes are currently unavailable.

AVAILABLE AT THE MAIN LIBRARY &

KENNEDY BRANCH LOCATIONS

 

Newark Museum & Planetarium

Free admission for two adults plus all children (through age 17)

 

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Each pass admits 2 adults and accompanying children (17 years old and under)

 

Children’s Museum of Manhattan

Each pass provides free admission for 4 guests (2 adults + 2 children, or 1 adult + 3 children);

 

Children’s Museum of the Arts

Unlimited, express, free admission for all children from one household & two accompanying adults;

 

Montclair Art Museum

Each pass admits 2 adults and all children

 

New York Transit Museum

Each pass admits 2 adults & 4 children.

 

Storm King Art Center

Each pass admits 2 adults and 4 children.

AVAILABLE AT THE MAIN LIBRARY ONLY

 

Aviation Hall of Fame & Museum

Valid for up to four (4) people per visit. Yogi Berra Museum – Admits 2 adults and 2 children.

Garden State Discovery Museum

Valid for up to six (6) people per visit and a discount in the Discovermore Toy Store.

Grounds for Sculpture

Free entry to GFS for up to four (4) people per day (this includes adults, children over 5 years, and seniors. Admission is free for children 5 and under).

 

Eligibility

North Bergen and Guttenberg residents with an unexpired Adult library card in good standing (no fines or overdue items) can reserve a museum pass. There is a refundable collateral deposit of $20 at the time of pick up.

Reservations
  • Passes can be reserved online with the use of a library card or in person at the library. Click here to reserve a pass online.
  • Passes can be reserved up to 60 days in advance.
  • Patrons may only reserve one pass at a time per household.
  • Patrons may only reserve one pass per museum during a 30-day period.
  • Patrons may only pick up and drop off passes at their designated branches.
Pick Up & Drop Off

MAIN LIBRARY
Loan Period is 3 days (Including Pick Up & Return). There are no renewals.

Pick Up 1st day of loan after 12 noon (Sunday between 3 PM – 4 PM)
Return 3rd day of loan before 12 noon (Sunday between 1 PM – 2 PM)

KENNEDY BRANCH
Loan Period is 3 days (Including Pick Up & Return). There are no renewals.

Weekday Loans:
Pick Up 1st day of loan after 12 noon
Return 3rd day of loan before 12 noon

Weekend Loans (Saturday & Sunday count as 1 day)
Pick Up Friday after 12 noon
Return Monday before 12 noon

Cancellations

Cancellations must be made 24-hours in advance if in person or 48-hours in advance if done online. Failure to cancel a reservation will disqualify patrons from making any reservations for 30 days.

Returns

Passes can be returned in person at the reference desk (Main Library) or front desk (Kennedy Branch) during open hours.

Passes can be returned in the book drop during closed hours, and it is the responsibility of the patron to pick up their refundable collateral deposit when the library is open.

Late Returns and Lost Passes

If the pass is 4 days late or less, there is a late fee of $5 per day, and the patron will be temporarily banned from borrowing museum passes for 30 days.

If the pass is returned after the 4 day grace period, patrons will forfeit their collateral deposit and will be banned from borrowing passes for 60 days.

Patrons who continually return passes late may be subject to suspension from the program.

Lost passes will be subject to replacement costs according to the museum’s policy. Patron will also forfeit their collateral deposit and will be banned from borrowing passes for 60 days.

Patrons who lose more than one pass will be suspended from the program.

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.

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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