The Atlantic City Historical Museum, presented by the Atlantic City Free Public Library, will be closing its Garden Pier location Saturday, Aug. 6, due to the pending sale of the pier. Those who wish to visit the Historical Museum still have the opportunity to do so. It will be open 10 a.m-5 p.m. July 30 and Aug. 4-6. Click here to read more.
The 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.
The 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.
The Atlantic City Free Public Library offers a free Walk-in Job Skills Labs to library members who need help with job-related tasks. We’ll provide refresher tips for your job search. The lab is held Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Click here to read more.
The 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.
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.