• Third Thursday Concert Series to begin April 19

    Martin Payne on April 19The Atlantic City Free Public Library will once again hold a free monthly concert series this year starting in April. The Second annual Third Thursday Concert Series will feature shows on the third Thursday of each month from April through September. All shows will start 5 p.m. at the Main Library. Call (609) 345-2269, ext. 3112, for more information and sponsorship opportunities. Click here to read more.
  • Computer, iPad classes designed
    for older adults with vision changes

    LEAP computerAdvancing Opportunities will lead computer classes and iPad classes for adults 55 and older who have had vision changes at the Atlantic City Free Public Library. Learn about assistive technology that will magnify the screen or read to you. Registration is required for these classes, and space is limited. Call 888-322-1918, ext. 501 to register. Click here to read more.
  • Sharp haircuts, minds: Library brings
    'Fade to Books' to city barbershops

    Barbershop photoThe Atlantic City Free Public Library has made children’s books available at select city barbershops this winter after being named a recipient of a Fade to Books grant in 2017.
    The New Jersey State Library, in partnership with the Long Branch Public Library and the Bridge of Books Foundation, launched a grant opportunity for public libraries to join with their local barbershops in an effort to spur young boys to read. Click here to read more.
  • You can quickly charge your smartphone,
    laptop and tablet at the Main Library

    Charging StationThe Atlantic City Free Public Library now offers a charging station after being selected as a contract award winner for funding under LibraryLinkNJ’s “Powering Up: Library Charging Stations Incubator Project.” Those who visit the Main Library will be able to charge their smartphones, laptops and tablets for free in a Kwikboost Charging Station, which features eight secure, ADA-compliant lockers equipped with 16 connectors and fast-charging technology. Click here to read more.
  • Live, online tutoring help available for students

    Live Homework HelpStudents who need assistance with homework can receive free, on-demand tutoring help thanks to an online service provided by the Atlantic City Free Public Library. The library offers Live Homework Help™, an online tutoring service powered by Tutor.com™. Students can connect to expert tutors in math, science, social studies and English via the Internet. Live Homework Help is for students in grades K-12 and those taking introductory level college courses. Click here to read more.

Schoffer to discuss book about area’s Jewish businesses May 21

Leo SchofferThe Atlantic City Free Public Library will hold a Meet the Author program featuring Leo B. Schoffer at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 21 at the Main Library. Schoffer will discuss his book “A Dream, A Journey, A Community: A Nostalgic Look at Jewish Businesses In and Around Atlantic City.”
The book talk is being held in celebration of Jewish American Heritage Month.
Schoffer wrote his book as a tribute to the individuals and families whose hard work became a realization of the American Dream in the Atlantic City area. This book was honored as a winner in the General History category by usabooknews.com, the review website for mainstream and independent publishing houses.
Schoffer will also sign copies of his book. The program is free and open to people of all ages.
He is the Founder of Schoffer Enterprises, specializing in industrial and commercial real estate development. Schoffer grew up in Egg Harbor Township and Margate.

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