The Atlantic City Free Public Library will unveil its new digital repository — highlighting African-American history in the city — Monday, Oct. 17, from 1-3 p.m. at the Stockton University Atlantic City campus in the Fannie Lou Hamer Event Room. Parking will be available in the surface lot located directly behind Stockton’s John F. Scarpa Academic Center. The public is invited to attend this special event or watch it virtually. Click here for more information.
September is Library Card Sign-up Month, when libraries nationwide join the American Library Association (ALA) to remind parents, caregivers, and students that signing up for a library card is the first step on the path to academic achievement and lifelong learning. Atlantic City residents are eligible for a free Atlantic City Free Public Library card. Click here to read more.
In celebration of the NAACP National Convention coming to town this month, the Atlantic City Free Public Library unveiled its new exhibit – Summer of Freedom – on July 6 at the Atlantic City Experience (ACX), located in the Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall lobby. The Summer of Freedom exhibit illustrates the Civil Rights struggle to seat the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party delegates at the 1964 Democratic National Convention, which was held in Atlantic City, with protests led by Fannie Lou Hamer and many others. Click here to read more.
Even when the Atlantic City Free Public Library facilities are closed, you can still take advantage of our services. The library offers a variety of premium eResources that are available 24/7 to cardholders who have Internet access.