Get a Library Card
A library card is the best investment you can make in yourself and your family; it opens the door to education, enlightenment and entertainment.
Bogota Public Library cards are free for residents of Bogota, NJ who can show proof of identity and residency. An updated, valid state ID that shows a Bogota address counts for both. New residents may show an official document with name and Bogota address, such as a utility bill, bank statement or lease, as proof of residency.
***Please note that a physical library card is required to borrow materials.
BPL Loan Periods
You can check out 50 items per library card. DVDs are limited to 5 per card,
and only 2 of those may be high demand titles.
New Video Games (no renewals)
New TV series
Video Games (no renewals)
Magazines (no renewals)
Other Things to Know
Your card works at all 76 BCCLS libraries in Bergen, Essex, Hudson and Passaic Counties.
Individual libraries’ policies regarding loan periods and fines vary.LIBRARY LIST
Request up to 10 items at once in person, by phone at 201-488-7185, by email or online.
Available items take 5-7 business days to arrive.
You can renew your items in person, by phone at 201-488-7185 option 2, or online.
You will need to have your library card handy.
DVDs are $1 per day per item.
Everything else is $0.10 per day per item.
Replacement fees vary.READ BCCLS POLICIES
Library policies exist to ensure a safe, welcoming atmosphere for all.
All policies are approved by the Board of Trustees.