• Library wins multicultural award
    for La Ciudad Atlántica exhibit

    multicultural awardThe Atlantic City Free Public Library was named a recipient of a 2016 New Jersey State Library Multicultural Award for its “Atlantic City Experience: La Ciudad Atlántica” exhibit. New Jersey State Librarian Mary Chute recognized the Atlantic City Library at the annual New Jersey Library Association Conference held May 18 at the Harrah’s Waterfront Conference Center. Click here to read more.

  • Second weekly adult literacy class added

    Literacy VolunteersThe Atlantic City Free Public Library and Literacy Volunteers Association Cape-Atlantic are now offering a second adult literacy class - beginning Monday, April 18 - for individuals who need help with their reading and writing skills. The new Monday class is for adults on a first grade reading level or lower, while the Tuesday class is for adults reading at a fifth grade level or lower. Click here to read more.
  • Library mourns loss of former Director

    The Atlantic City Free Public Library was saddened to hear about the passing of its former Library Director Richard Sweeney, who died on May 19. He was appointed Director in 1971 and held that position until 1976. Click here to read more.
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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.

experience logo no background Click above to visit the Atlantic City Experience site. Visit the Atlantic City Historical Museum and see the best historical and cultural resources of Atlantic City.

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