NEH funding to help library create digital repository of Atlantic City history

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Public invited to attend virtual discussion on domestic violence Oct. 22

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The Atlantic City Free Public Library will host a virtual panel discussion – "Shining the Light on Domestic Violence" – on Friday, Oct. 22 from 1-3:30 p.m. via Zoom. A Q&A will follow the discussion. The panelists will be: Donna D'Andrea, Domestic Violence Response Team/Legal Services Coordinator at Avanzar; Naomi Jones, PhD, Senior Director of...

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National Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration

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The library and La Casa Dominicana will present a Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration in Center City Park (Atlantic Avenue between North and South Carolina avenues). There will be music, activities, giveaways and local organizations providing information.  Saturday, September 18, 2021 from 11 AM to 4 PM at Center City Park, South Carolina and ...

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The Road to Reopening

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Status of Library services at a glance: Bookmark this page for the latest information. Updated August 31, 2021.

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Expanded Services in September

More open hours:  Beginning Tuesday, September 7, 2021, the Library will offer more hours at our main branch on Tennessee Avenue. The Main Library will be open on Tuesday through Saturday 9:30 AM to 1 PM and 2 PM tp 4:30 PM.

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Masks Required in Libraries




The Library requires the use of masks by staff and visitors regardless of vaccination status. Children under two years old are exempt from this requirement.

Modified Services

As we continue to work toward a return to normal services, some modifications remain in place. These services are affected by staffing levels or health and safety restrictions.

  • We are not currently offering in-person events at Library locations. You can still attend many Library events virtually.
  • All services at Library locations are offered from a distance and without physical contact.
  • The Richmond branch has limited hours due to staffing issues or space restrictions.

Holds Pickup (Curbside)

We will notify you when your holds are ready to be picked up.  You can choose any open Library location for holds pickup. Holds will be available inside the building, unless you request that we bring them out to you.

If you are unable to stand in line or need help picking up your items, please call the number found on signs at the branch to let staff know you have arrived.

Computers & Wi-Fi

Computers with internet access are available for you to use for up to two hours per day. They are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Free Wi-Fi is available to use with your own device at all Library locations. WIFI printing is also available.

Common Tasks