KIDS LIBRARY EVENTS

Upcoming library events at Atlantic City Free Public Library
  • Chess Club
    When: Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Where: Main Library -- Second Floor Meeting Room

    The library's new chess club is for ages 9-18 and all experience levels. An experienced chess player will be present to teach: Novices who want to learn how to play and players with experience who want to improve. Space limited. Please call youth services to register. 609-345-2269 X3050.
  • Pre-School Rhyme Time
    When: Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    Where: Main Library -- Second Floor Meeting Room

    Features stories, songs, fingerplays, creative movement and simple crafts for ages 3 to 5, Children must be accompanied by an adult. Family and siblings are welcome. Library story times are a fun way to help your child develop skills they will need to be ready to read. Explore the early literacy skills of singing, playing, reading, talking and writing in each storytime. Childcare groups, please call in advance.
  • Baby Bounce and Play Group
    When: Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    Where: Main Library -- Second Floor Meeting Room

    This program is designed to introduce infants (ages 0-24months) to the world of sounds and stories. Stories, songs, rhymes and movement help build pre-reading skills for our littlest library lovers. An informal playgroup immediately follows this story time. Best suited for infants to age 2 with caregiver.
  • Comic Drawing
    When: Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Where: Main Library -- Second Floor Meeting Room

    Marvel DC Comic Illustrator Joe Del Beato will lead drawing instruction for children and teens ages 7 to 17. Learn how draw your favorite characters. In February, Beato will lead free workshops focusing on African American characters in comics, cartoons and graphic novels. All materials supplied. No experience necessary.
  • Creative Craft Fridays@ 3:30 after school
    When: Friday, February 23, 2018 - 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Where: Main Library -- Second Floor Meeting Room

    February 2—Celebrate Lincoln’s Birthday – Lincoln Log Competition
    February 9 – Celebrate Valentines Day –Make special HEART crafts with us.
    February 16 – Celebrate Chinese New Year – Make Chinese Lanterns
    February 23 – Celebrate Black History Month – Crafts
    Kids ages 6-12 use their imagination to make and take home crafts with seasonal themes. Children under 9 must be accompanied by an adult/guardian. All materials supplied.