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Bergenfield Public Library Meeting via Zoom - September 10, 2020

BERGENFIELD LIBRARY is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Library Board Meeting 9/10/20
Time: Sep 10, 2020 07:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Bergen County Mosquito Control - Spraying in Bergenfield on Thursday, September 3rd from 4:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m.

Bergen County Mosquito Control will be performing a truck-mounted spraying mission to control adult mosquitoes and larvae using Duet Adulticide and Vectobac WDG in Bergenfield on Thursday September 3. This application will be performed between the hours of 4-6 AM. Please keep your windows closed and pets indoors during the operation. Also move your pets, their food, and water dishes inside during the ULV application. Additionally, bring clothing and children’s toys inside. Remain indoors with windows closed and with window air conditioners on non-vent (closed to the outside air) and window fans turned off during spraying. If you must remain outdoors, avoid direct contact with the spray. This operation is weather dependent and may be postponed until the next day. For more information and possible updates please visit https://www.co.bergen.nj.us/mosquito-control/bergen-county-mosquito-control-spray-notice.


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Youth Recreation Basketball Tryouts Will Be Held August 30 and 31

The Bergenfield Recreation Department will be hosting youth basketball tryouts on Sunday, August 30 and Monday, August 31 at Memorial Field. The schedule for tryouts is as follows: 


  • Grades 3 and 4 - 2:00 to 3:00 p.m.
  • Grade 5 - 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. 
  • Grade 6 - 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
  • Grades 7 through 12 - 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. 


  • Grades 3 and 4 - 4:00 p.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Grades 5 and 6 - 5:30 to 6:30 pm.
  • Grades 7 and 8 - 7:00 to 8:00 p.m.
  • Grades 9 through 12 - 8:30 to 9:30 p.m.

For any additional questions or concerns, please reach out to Ed Volmer by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Free Virtual Tutoring from the Library

The Bergenfield Public Library is excited to announce the launch of Brainfuse – on demand, anytime, anywhere eLearning for all ages and levels. Brainfuse offers personalized homework help in core subjects (math, reading, writing, science and social studies) including SAT preparation. Students communicate with live, online tutors using an interactive, virtual whiteboard to chat, write, draw, copy/paste text or images and graph homework problems. All live tutoring sessions are saved and can be replayed as well as shared with friends and teachers. 


Brainfuse is available to all library patrons from the public computers or from any computer with internet connection from 2pm-11pm 7 days a week.


The Writing Lab and the Send Question Center options give students the freedom to receive assistance at any time of the day without connecting with a live tutor. Users can submit papers through the Writing Lab for detailed feedback. The Send Question Center is for non-writing assignments such as math or science.


For adult learners, Brainfuse provides access to GED prep, U.S citizenship test prep, resume assistance, Microsoft Office support, and Career Resources which lists popular job search links. Microsoft Office support allows patrons to ask questions about Excel, Word and PowerPoint.


To use Brainfuse, all you need is your Bergenfield library card number. There is no limit to the number of tutoring sessions you can have. Spanish-speaking tutors are available for all subjects as well.


Click here to sign up for your Brainfuse account. For more information about this new service, visit www.bergenfieldlibrary.org

Information on the 2020 General Election - November 3, 2020

Pursuant to the Governor's Executive Order 177, the General Election will be conducted primarily by Vote by Mail on Tuesday, November 3, 2020.

  • All active voters will automatically receive a Vote by Mail ballot with prepaid return postage. The County will begin to mail ballots on or before October 5th.
  • Please note, there will be no sample ballots for this election. Instead, all active voters will receive notice with information such as the location of polling places and secured drop box locations.

Voted mail-in ballots may be returned by mail, in-person, or deposited into a secured drop box.

  • By Mail: Voted mail-in ballots will need to be postmarked by November 3rd and received by November 10th to be counted.
  • In-Person: Voters will be able to return their ballots in person to their designated polling place. Voters who visit the polling place on election day, and do not return a voted mail-in ballot, will be able to vote by Provisional Ballot. Accommodations will be made for voters with disabilities. Poll workers and voters in the polling places will be required to follow CDC guidelines.
  • Drop Box: Secured drop boxes will be located throughout the County.

Please continue to visit the Borough website for more information on the General Election.  In the meantime, please see the "voting information" tab on the Borough Clerk department page for more information on how to register to vote. 



Grant Assistance for Small Landlords Impacted by COVID-19

The Small Landlord Emergency Grant Program is now accepting applications to help assist property owners who have lost rent income as a result of COVID-19. The grant is through the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency and is available to landlords financially impacted between April and July 2020. 

The application period ends on August 26 at 1:00 p.m. and though this is not a first come, first served program individuals are encouraged to apply as early as possible. The agency is expecting a high volume of applicants and should you be unable to submit your application on the first attempt, please continue to visit their website. 

A checklist of necessary documents to complete the application can be found by visiting: njhousing.gov/rentals/sleg/checklist

Mosquito Spraying 8/14

Bergen County Mosquito Control will be performing a truck-mounted spraying mission to control adult mosquitoes and larvae using Duet Adulticide and Vectobac WDG larvicide in some areas of Bergenfield on 8/14/20 between 4-6 AM. PLEASE KEEP YOUR WINDOWS CLOSED AND MOVE YOUR PETS, PET FOOD, AND WATER BOWLS, CLOTHING AND CHILDREN'S TOYS INSIDE DURING THE ULV APPLICATION. During the time of application, please remain indoors With windows closed and keep window air conditioners on non-vent (closed to the outside air) and window fans turned off. If you must remain outdoors, avoid direct contact with the spray. This operation is weather dependent and may be postponed until the next day. More information can be obtained through the Bergen County website: https://www.co.bergen.nj.us/mosquito-control/bergen-county-mosquito-control-spray-notice


News from the Bergenfield Department of Public Works

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News from the Bergenfield Public Library

News from the Bergenfield Office of Emergency Management

News from the Bergenfield Recreation Department

Updates on the impact of the COVID-19 / 2019 Novel Coronavirus ("Coronavirus Disease") upon the Bergenfield community, and the actions the Borough is taking

Periodic messages from Bergenfield Mayor Arvin Amatorio

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