• Third annual N.J. Makers Day coming March 25

    NJMakersDaylogoThe Atlantic City Free Public Library will serve as a host site for the third annual New Jersey Makers Day on Saturday, March 25. The library will give children, teens and their families an opportunity to participate in maker-related activities and collaborative projects from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Main Library’s Teen Makerspace and meeting room, both located on the second floor. Click here to read more.
  • Becoming a Mom Prenatal Classes
    to be held in English, Spanish

    SJ Family Medical CentersSouth Jersey Family Medical Centers will lead a weekly “Becoming a Mom” series at the Atlantic City Free Public Library. Classes taught in English will be held March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 and April 7, 21 from 12-2 p.m. Classes will also be taught in Spanish on those days from 2-4 p.m. Click here to learn more.
  • New weekly Tai Chi class for seniors held on Fridays

    Tai ChiThe Atlantic City Free Public Library hosts a weekly Introduction to Tai Chi and Qigong class for adults 60 and older on Fridays at the Main Library. Classes are free and run from 10:30-11:30 a.m. An instructor from the Milton & Betty Katz JCC of Atlantic County leads the classes. Click here to read more.
  • Receive one-on-one assistance
    at weekly Walk-in Job Skills Lab

    job skillsThe Atlantic City Free Public Library offers a free Walk-in Job Skills Labs to library members who need help with job-related tasks. We’ll provide refresher tips for your job search. Beginning in January 2017, the lab will be held Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Please note the new lab hours. Click here to read more.
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Gale Virtual Reference Library available 24/7 to library card holders

Atlantic City Public Library card holders have 24/7 access to the Gale Virtual Reference Library, which is available from any device with an Internet connection. The Gale Virtual Reference Library provides access to eBooks covering thousands of topics, including: biography, business, education, environment, history, religion and science. These eBooks are a great place to start your research, since they offer well-researched and detailed information. The library has added two new prestigious eBooks on Islam: “Encyclopaedia of the Qur'an” and “Islamic Beliefs, Practices and Cultures.”  
Brill's Encyclopaedia of the Qur'an is the first comprehensive work on the Qur'an to appear in any Western language. It provides an encyclopedic dictionary of terms, concepts, personalities, place names, and cultural history, comprised of over a thousand entries in five volumes.
Islamic Beliefs, Practices and Cultures provides an introduction to Islam and its history.
You can find the new books on Islam and all of our eBooks by using our online catalog or see all of the books on the library's Premium eResources page, under eBooks & Encyclopedias (GVRL), under the Dictionaries & Encyclopedias heading.  And don't hesitate to stop by the Help Desk or call (609) 345-2269, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you need help!

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