Join us for Library Day at the Aquarium on May 12

ocean themed craftThe Atlantic City Free Public Library will present its Third annual Library Day at the Atlantic City Aquarium on Saturday, May 12.
A day of crafts, face painting, diving and animal shows, and storytelling is planned for Library Day at the Aquarium.
Those interested in attending can request two free admission tickets at the Main Library Youth Services Department. Library cardholders also have the option of requesting their two tickets at Atlantic City Library Express.
Free admission tickets are limited. Those who don’t receive free tickets but wish to participate can pay for admission at the aquarium. Admission is $8 for adults, $6 for seniors and $5 for children ages 4-12. Children under three are free. Children 12 years of age or younger must be accompanied by an adult.
PHOTO: Ocean-themed crafts, plus facepainting and storytelling, will be offered on Library Day at the Aquarium.
The Library Day at the Aquarium schedule is:
Live Diver Feeding Show at 11 a.m. — Watch and interact with a diver in scuba gear as he or she hands feeds the stingrays and sharks inside the 25,000-gallon tank.
Arts and crafts from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. (or while supplies last) — The ocean has long been an inspiration for artists. Try your hand at creating an ocean-themed masterpiece with sand, shells, reeds, paint and conventional art supplies. You’re only limited by your imagination!
Face painting from 12-3 p.m. — Children are invited to get a sea creature painted on their face for free.
Feeding Time at 12 and 3 p.m. — Hand feed the baby stingrays and bamboo sharks! Bags of food are $2 (or $1 for Aquarium members).
Storyteller with Balloon Animals at 1 p.m. — Enjoy and interactive, entertaining story time that includes comedy and balloon art.
Exotic Animal Show at 2 p.m. — Get close to the Aquarium’s more unusual inhabitants. Meet the largest species of scorpion and the softest furred mammal in the world.
The library will also have an information table, which will feature details about library services and upcoming programs.
The Atlantic City Aquarium is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Located in Atlantic City's Historic Gardner's Basin, the Atlantic City Aquarium offers a fun and educational look into more than 100 varieties of fish and marine animals.
For more information on the Atlantic City Aquarium, please call (609) 348-2880.
For more information on Atlantic City Library Day, please call (609) 345-2269, ext. 3050.