• New hours2 September 2021
  • Cynthia Branigan book talk slideshow
  • Black Stories Matter September 2021 monitor
  • The Atlantic City Free Public Library is happy to announce that as of this month, it no longer charges fines for overdue library items. Also, overdue fines previously accrued by library members will be waived, regardless of the amount. The goal of eliminating overdue fines is to improve equity of access — that all people have the information they need, regardless of age, education, ethnicity, language, income, physical limitations or geographic barriers. Click here to read more.

  • Library card signup imageSeptember is Library Card Sign-up Month, a time when the Atlantic City Free Public Library joins the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries nationwide 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. There is nothing more empowering than signing up for your own library card. Click here to read more.

  • Atlantic City Experience3The Atlantic City Experience™ (ACX), presented by the Atlantic City Free Public Library, is once again available for public viewing. ACX, which is located in the lobby at Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall, had been closed to the public since March 2020 due to COVID-19 concerns. ACX showcases the culturally diverse heritage and exciting history of Atlantic City through a series of topical exhibits and nostalgic timeline. Click here to read more.

Digital Services


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. 

experience logo no background Click above to visit the Atlantic City Experience site. Visit the Atlantic City Historical Museum and see the best historical and cultural resources of Atlantic City.

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