• Library starts local Hispanic history project

    Hispanic Heritage Month photoOn Cinco de Mayo – Tuesday, May 5 – the Atlantic City Free Public Library launched a project to collect the history of the Hispanic community in Atlantic City. Through this project, the library is looking to develop a collection of materials which future generations of students, writers and genealogists can use to script a community history. Click here to read more.
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  • Walk-in Job Skills Lab held at library

    job skillsThe Atlantic City Free Public Library offers free weekly Walk-in Job Skills Labs to library members who need help with job-related tasks. We’ll provide refresher tips for your job search. Click here to read more.
  • R.J. Walker shipwreck topic of June 13 talk at museum

    Museum exteriorThe Atlantic City Historical Museum — presented by the Atlantic City Free Public Library — will continue its Second Saturday Speaker Series in May and June. The museum is located at South New Jersey Avenue and Boardwalk at Garden Pier. Shipwreck expert Stephen Nagiewicz will discuss the hydrographic survey vessel R.J. Walker, which sunk off Atlantic City in 1860, on June 13. Click here to read more.
  • Summer Reading Program to begin June 23 with party

    SRP logoThe Atlantic City Free Public Library is throwing a party to kick off its Summer Reading Program for children and teens. The party will be held Tuesday, June 23, from 2 to 4 p.m. The party will include stories, games, refreshments and special guests. Click here to read more.

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Tony De Luca to play next Bartram Beach Block concert

The City of Atlantic City and Atlantic City Free Public Library will present the Bartram Beach Block Concert Series – a biweekly series featuring popular local artists – this summer.
The free 90-minute shows will be held 7 p.m. at Bartram Place and the Boardwalk. Those attending the shows are asked to bring their own chairs or blankets.
•    Jeff & Tamara Duo on Friday, June 28: Jeff Schwachter (guitar, vocals) and Tamara deMent (violin, vocals) perform rootsy Americana-style music, from interpretations of Bob Dylan, Van Morrison and Tom Waits tunes to standards such as “Summertime” and “My Blue Heaven.”
•    Bud Noble on Friday, July 12: The storied career of pianist Bud Noble includes sharing the stage with Shecky Greene, Jerry Vale, Al Martino and The Mary Kaye Trio in Las Vegas, and a six-year stint as a featured performer at the famed Copa Lounge at the Sands Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City
•    Gina Roché on Friday, July 26: A vocalist, guitarist and composer, local favorite Gina Roché puts a Brazilian twist on her jazz, blues and original compositions. She has been a featured artist in Las Vegas and has performed at nearly every Atlantic City casino in a variety of genres.
•    Tony De Luca and the Paisans on Friday, Aug. 9: Affectionately known as the “Minister of Music,” Tony De Luca is a versatile musician who specializes in jazz and Italian songs. De Luca counts Louis Prima, Louis Armstrong and Nat King Cole among his musical influences.
•    Stockton Faculty Band on Friday, Aug. 23: The Stockton Faculty Band, a group of musicians and educators, performs a wide range of music from classic rock to rhythm and blues to funk and jazz. The group has appeared at venues throughout the region and recorded a CD, “Pop Quiz.”
Call (609) 377-7117 or (609) 345-2269, ext. 3064, for more information.
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