The Atlantic City Free Public Library will hold a “Food for Fines” drive from Nov. 30 to Dec. 12. People with overdue materials can make a food donation at the Main Library or Richmond Branch Library in lieu of paying a fine. For each non-perishable item donated, the accrued fines for one overdue item will be waived. Click here to read more.
The Atlantic City Free Public Library will offer a wide variety of computer training classes in November and December. Several of the classes will be sponsored by Internet Essentials from Comcast. Please click here to read more about the upcoming computer training schedule.
The Atlantic City Free Public Library will host its 28th annual Kwanzaa celebration at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 19. The program will feature a performance by Afro-One Dance, Drama and Drum Theatre. It will combine song and traditional and contemporary dance, while providing a history of Kwanzaa. Click here to read more.
Richmond Branch Library has new hours
The 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.
The Atlantic City Historical Museum, presented by the Atlantic City Free Public Library, unveiled its exhibit, “The Atlantic City Experience: La Ciudad Atlántica,” at a grand opening celebration Oct. 10, at Garden Pier. The event was held in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. Click here to read more.
The 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.
“Good Morning America” and David Copperfield visited the Atlantic City Free Public Library on Sept. 9 to surprise local magician Chad Juros. An Egg Harbor Township resident, Juros was the winner of GMA’s “Above and Beyond” contest. Juros visited the library thinking he would be performing, but it was a set-up. Click here to read more.