• Summer Reading Program
    to begin with party June 26

    Steel PierThe Atlantic City Public Library will hold a Summer Reading Program kickoff party Tuesday, June 26, at 2 p.m. The Summer Reading Program, for children and teenagers ages 0-18, will include a magic show and fun activities. Those who sign up for the program at the party will receive a free book to start their summer of reading. Steel Pier in Atlantic City is once again a sponsor of the Summer Reading Program. Click here to read more.
  • Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City
    new sponsor of Third Thursday Concert Series

    HRHC Atlantic City Logo 4C CMYK 1 croppedNot only is the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City bringing world-class entertainment to the resort, it is supporting the Atlantic City Free Public Library’s efforts to provide free music to the community. The casino is the new sponsor of the library’s Third Thursday Concert Series — a free monthly music series held 5 p.m. at the Main Library on the third Thursday of each month from April through September. 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.
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Local favorites featured at Bartram Beach Block Concert Series

 

Bartram - Cason Express 6-27The City of Atlantic City and Atlantic City Free Public Library will once again present the Bartram Beach Block Concert Series – a biweekly series featuring popular local artists – this summer.
The free 90-minute shows will be held 7 p.m. at Bartram Place and the Boardwalk. Those attending the shows are asked to bring their own chairs or blankets.
•    Cason and Friends Jazz Ensemble on Friday, June 27 – The Cason and Friends Jazz Ensemble – led by Derek Cason – is a high energy group that performs an entertaining mix of jazz and R&B classics.
•    Tony DeLuca and the Paisans on Friday, July 11 – Affectionately known as the “Minister of Music,” Tony De Luca is a versatile musician who specializes in Italian and jazz songs.
•    Gina Roche’ on Friday, July 25 – A vocalist, guitarist and composer, local favorite Gina Roché puts a Brazilian twist on her jazz, blues and original compositions.
•    40-Year Overnight Success Tour Starring Jim Craine and the Atlantic City All Stars Band on Aug. 8 – Known as “The Singing Lifeguard,” Jim Craine has performed in many casinos in his native Atlantic City and has opened for legends such as Frank Sinatra.
•    Bud Noble Trio on Aug. 22 – The storied career of pianist Bud Noble includes a six-year stint as a featured performer at the famed Copa Lounge at the Sands Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City.

Call (609) 377-7117 or (609) 345-2269, ext. 3112, for more information.

 

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