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NEW WALK-IN JOB SKILLS LAB

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Need Help Refreshing Your Job Searching Skills? In September and October, the ACFPL will offer a WALK-IN JOB SKILLS LAB for library members who need help with job- related tasks. This is not a job fair; it is only refresher tips for your job search. Every Wednesday, from 2:00PM – 4:00PM, library members can “walk-in’ and receive assistance with job-related tasks. Although library staff members are unable to enter your personal information, we can guide you through the process of searching for jobs on the web, creating an email address, updating your resume, or completing an online employment application. This is a free service offered on a first- come first- served basis.

Out of Work? Need Help Refreshing Your Job Searching Skills?

In September and October, the ACFPL will offer a WALK-IN JOB SKILLS LAB for library members who need help with job- related tasks. This is not a job fair; it is only refresher tips for your job search.

Every Wednesday, from 2:00PM – 4:00PM, library members can “walk-in’ and receive assistance with job-related tasks.

Although library staff members are unable to enter your personal information, we can guide you through the process of searching for jobs on the web, creating an email address, updating your resume, or completing an online employment application.

This is a free service offered on a first- come first- served basis.

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Miss America exhibit now on display

Miss America Parade photoThe Atlantic City Free Public Library is paying tribute to Miss America’s return to Atlantic City with a special exhibit. The library unveiled “Here She Is, Atlantic City: Miss America!” this month. The exhibit is located on the first floor of the Main Library.
The exhibit features a robe, on loan from The Miss America Organization, which was worn by Miss America 1974 Rebecca King. It also includes historic photographs, a video slideshow detailing the pageant’s history and a display case showcasing Miss America-related toys, trophies and trinkets – including items on loan from Vicki Gold Levi. Photos of contestants competing in this weekend’s Miss America Pageant are being shown as a slideshow presentation in the library atrium.
Please call (609) 345-2269, ext. 3062, for more information.

Atlantic City Experience: 100 Years of Garden Pier

Garden Pier 1917Did you know that July 19, 2013 marks 100 years since Garden Pier first opened?

Garden Pier stood apart from the other piers in Atlantic City. First opening on July 19, 1913, its "uptown" location placed it away from the frenzied activity of the bustling downtown. The red-tiled roofs and Ionic architecture style of the buildings and the beautifully landscaped gardens gave the pier a formal appearance which attracted an upscale crowd.