Welcome to the local history archive of the Bergenfield Public Library.  This archive contains photos and documents related to the history of both the library and the town of Bergenfield New Jersey.  This archive is currently under construction.

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Bea James Locks the Door of the Old Library for the Last Time

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Bergenfield Public Library Director Beatrice James locks the door of the Library at the Municipal Building for the last time on August 12, 1968. The…

75th Special Edition

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An account of how Bergenfield's first financial institution (Now known as Valley Savings and Loan Association) was formed. Documents pertain to events…

Beatrice James and Four Other People

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Photograph of Bergenfield Public Library Director Beatrice James and four other people.