Mayor Don Guardian and the City of Atlantic City, and the Atlantic City Free Public Library will continue a holiday tradition by turning an Atlantic City Convention Center ballroom into a Winter Wonderland for children on Saturday, Dec. 13, from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Tickets are required but free. Click here to learn more about the event and how you can obtain free tickets.
The last episode of the fifth and final season of HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire” aired on Oct. 26, but the series will maintain a presence at the Atlantic City Historical Museum. The Atlantic City Historical Museum, which is presented by the Atlantic City Free Public Library, recently received donations of Boardwalk Empire props and related items – and many of those are showcased for the public to view. Click here to read more.
The Atlantic City Free Public Library offers a free weekly Walk-in Job Skills Lab to library members who need help with job-related tasks. We’ll provide refresher tips for your job search. The lab is on Wednesdays from 2 to 4 p.m. in November and December in the Main Library meeting room. Click here to read more.
The Kiwanis Club of Atlantic City has donated its archives, which date back to the group’s origin in 1920, to the Atlantic City Free Public Library to be included in its Atlantic City Heritage Collections. Please click here to read more.
Garden Pier - home to the Atlantic City Historical Museum and Atlantic City Art Center - officially reopened in June 2014. The Pier had been closed since October 2012 due to damage suffered during Hurricane Sandy. Click here to read more.
Miss Delaware Brittany Lewis – a 2008 Holy Spirit High School alumna and Brigantine native – donated one of the shoes she wore at last week’s Show Us Your Shoes Parade to the Atlantic City Historical Museum on Sept. 18. Click here to continue reading. Also, you can check out TV40's coverage.
The City of Atlantic City and Atlantic City Free Public Library are pleased to announce the availability of a new digital historical resource featuring the commemorative markers located throughout Atlantic City. These markers share the history of Atlantic City and the stories of many Atlantic City residents. Click here to view this great resource.