• Library Foundation donates new children's computer

    board with kids only use small since its not sharpThe Foundation of the Board of Trustees of the Atlantic City Free Public Library donated a new children’s computer in June. The computer is available for public use — for children ages 2 to 8 — in the Main Library’s Youth Services Department. Click here to read more.
  • Library wins multicultural award
    for La Ciudad Atlántica exhibit

    multicultural awardThe Atlantic City Free Public Library was named a recipient of a 2016 New Jersey State Library Multicultural Award for its “Atlantic City Experience: La Ciudad Atlántica” exhibit. New Jersey State Librarian Mary Chute recognized the Atlantic City Library at the annual New Jersey Library Association Conference held May 18 at the Harrah’s Waterfront Conference Center. Click here to read more.
  • Second weekly adult literacy class added

    Literacy VolunteersThe Atlantic City Free Public Library and Literacy Volunteers Association Cape-Atlantic are now offering a second adult literacy class for individuals who need help with their reading and writing skills. The new Monday class is for adults on a first grade reading level or lower, while the Tuesday class is for adults reading at a fifth grade level or lower. Click here to read more.
  • Library mourns loss of former Director

    The Atlantic City Free Public Library was saddened to hear about the passing of its former Library Director Richard Sweeney, who died on May 19. He was appointed Director in 1971 and held that position until 1976. Click here to read more.
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Local favorites featured at Bartram Beach Block Concert Series

 

Bartram - Cason Express 6-27The City of Atlantic City and Atlantic City Free Public Library will once again present the Bartram Beach Block Concert Series – a biweekly series featuring popular local artists – this summer.
The free 90-minute shows will be held 7 p.m. at Bartram Place and the Boardwalk. Those attending the shows are asked to bring their own chairs or blankets.
•    Cason and Friends Jazz Ensemble on Friday, June 27 – The Cason and Friends Jazz Ensemble – led by Derek Cason – is a high energy group that performs an entertaining mix of jazz and R&B classics.
•    Tony DeLuca and the Paisans on Friday, July 11 – Affectionately known as the “Minister of Music,” Tony De Luca is a versatile musician who specializes in Italian and jazz songs.
•    Gina Roche’ on Friday, July 25 – A vocalist, guitarist and composer, local favorite Gina Roché puts a Brazilian twist on her jazz, blues and original compositions.
•    40-Year Overnight Success Tour Starring Jim Craine and the Atlantic City All Stars Band on Aug. 8 – Known as “The Singing Lifeguard,” Jim Craine has performed in many casinos in his native Atlantic City and has opened for legends such as Frank Sinatra.
•    Bud Noble Trio on Aug. 22 – The storied career of pianist Bud Noble includes a six-year stint as a featured performer at the famed Copa Lounge at the Sands Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City.

Call (609) 377-7117 or (609) 345-2269, ext. 3112, for more information.

 

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