High-Altitude Balloon Workshop

Taught by the founders of the Bergen Makerspace

What does the Earth look like from 100,000 feet?

Part One: Making a High-Altitude Balloon 20 people had a blast on Thursday, July 17 designing the payload for the library’s high-altitude balloon launch, which took place on Monday, July 21, in the Poconos.


balloon launchedPart Two: Up, Up and Away!
Thursday, July 24, 7-9 pm
Our balloon went up in Pennsylvania…and it came down in Montvale! Come see the amazing video and data it recorded in part 2 of our High-Altitude Balloon program .  Everyone is welcome.  Read more…



Blood Drive at the Library

Give the most precious gift of all–life–this summer. Donate blood inside the Community Blood Services bloodmobile right outside the library. Healthy adults aged 17 to 75 and weighing at least 110 pounds are eligible. Pregister at the reference desk or call 201-891-4866, option 2. Walk-ins welcome but may have to wait.      Read more…

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