• 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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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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