• Based on the Book March 2015
  • Women's History Month program in honor
    of Barbara Hudgins on March 30

    Barbara HudginsThe Atlantic City Free Public Library will hold a special Women’s History Month program – Barbara Hudgins: A Lifetime of Service – on Monday, March 30, at 5:30 p.m. at the Main Library. This year marks the 25th anniversary of Hudgins becoming the first woman elected to the position of Council-At-Large in Atlantic City. She held that position from 1990-2001. Click here to read more.

  • ebooks March 2015
  • New Chicken Bone Beach exhibit
    on display at A.C. Historical Museum

    CBB pic webThe Atlantic City Historical Museum, presented by the Atlantic City Free Public Library, unveiled a new photo exhibit, Chicken Bone Beach — The Atlantic City Experience, in celebration of Black History Month. The exhibit was developed by the Atlantic City Library and Chicken Bone Beach Historical Foundation Inc. Click here to read more.

  • Walk-in Job Skills Lab held at library

    job skillsThe Atlantic City Free Public Library offers free weekly Walk-in Job Skills Labs to library members who need help with job-related tasks. We’ll provide refresher tips for your job search. Click here to read more.
  • Womens History Month moved to April 2015

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Great resources on African-American topics, history available

kingphotoAre you working on a report or project related to African-American history? Do you want to learn more about the key people, moments and issues that have impacted African-Americans? A list of many of these resources is available on the library’s website, www.acfpl.org. Click on the Learn tab and then choose African-American Studies. One of those great resources — the Oxford African American Studies Center — is available online 24 hours a day, seven days a week if you have an Atlantic City Free Public Library card. Also, those who visit the Main Library or Atlantic City Library Express can access it using a public computer.

The Oxford African American Studies Center combines the authority of edited reference works with sophisticated technology to create the most comprehensive collection of scholarship available online to focus on the lives and events which have shaped African American and African history and culture.
The center features thousands of articles by top scholars, images, video clips, maps and charts.
To learn more about the library’s great array of African-American resources, please call the Reference Department at (609) 345-2269; or, e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

experience logo no background Click above to visit the Atlantic City Experience site. Visit the Atlantic City Historical Museum and see the best historical and cultural resources of Atlantic City.

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