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

A preliminary meeting of the North Bergen Library Association was held at Robert Fulton School for the purpose of discussing the establishment of a public library. On June 10th, officers were elected for a two-year term of office and a constitution adopted. P.T.A. groups held meetings and fundraising events, and had conferences with State Library officials. Finally a Board of Trustees was elected and a store rented at 432 – 33rd Street (now 77th Street) for the sum of $300 a year.

The Library officially opened on February 25, 1936 with 2,630 volumes to serve a population of 40,000 persons. On April 1st, Mrs. Rose Cowler was appointed Librarian.

All branches of the North Bergen Public Library will be CLOSED on Friday, April 2nd and Sunday, April 4th in observance of Easter.

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