• Library to have delayed opening Feb. 8

    The Atlantic City Free Public Library will have a delayed opening on Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, due to computer maintenance. The library will open at 1 p.m. We apologize for the inconvenience.
  • Make appointment for assistance with tax return

    taxesVolunteers from the Tax Aide Program of AARP will be at the Atlantic City Free Public Library to assist the community with their tax returns by appointment only. You must call 1-800-617-1519 from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Friday to schedule an appointment. AARP will be in the Main Library’s second-floor meeting room on Wednesdays from 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Feb. 10-April 13.
  • Need help with your reading or writing skills?

    Literacy VolunteersThe Atlantic City Free Public Library and Literacy Volunteers Association Cape-Atlantic are offering a basic adult literacy class for individuals who need help with their reading and writing skills. The class is for adults on a fifth grade reading level or lower. Click here to read more.
  • Walk-in Job Skills Lab held on Wednesdays

    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. The lab is held from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Wednesdays. Click here to read more.


  • Richmond Branch Library has new hours

    richmond branchThe Richmond Branch Library, located at 4115 Ventnor Ave., has new hours. The library will remain open Tuesday through Saturday, but it will close for one hour on those days. The new hours are 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.
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Learn how to obtain free tickets for 'Growing Up in the Other A.C.' play

Growing Up coverAtlantic City Free Public Library card holders have a chance to obtain free tickets to the play “Growing Up in the Other Atlantic City.” The free tickets are for the 2 p.m. performance on Saturday, Feb. 22 at Dante Hall Theater (14 North Mississippi Ave.).
Tickets will be distributed at Dante Hall beginning at 1 p.m. Feb. 22. Please note that ticket supplies are limited and will be given out on a first-come, first-served basis. Please bring your Atlantic City Library card to Dante Hall when picking up your tickets.
Atlantic City Free Public Library card holders can receive a ticket, plus two additional tickets for guests, while supplies last. The free tickets are good only for the 2 p.m. Feb. 22 performance.
The play is based on the book “Growing Up in the Other Atlantic City: Wash's and the Northside” by city resident Turiya S. A. Raheem. From the 1920s through the 1970s the Washington family helped build and shape a vibrant and thriving African American community in Atlantic City’s Northside neighborhood. As we move through each decade of this true history, we witness the laughter, tears, ingenuity, hard work and commitment of one family’s pursuit of the American Dream

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