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All the information you need on how to enjoy your time in Atlantic City, find out more about the City itself and the services offered to visitors as well as residents.
Last Updated: Jul 29, 2014 URL: http://acfpl.libguides.com/atlanticcity Print Guide RSS Updates

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Atlantic City & Gaming Blogs

Local News

  • ABC- Philadelphia
  • Atlantic City Weekly
  • CBS - Philly
  • The Current Newspapers
  • Fox Philly
  • NBC- Philadelphia
  • Press of Atlantic City
    Can I use the Press online?
    Using the Press of Atlantic City online requires a paid All Access Reader Pass; however the Classified Ads are free. You may search our online Newsbank database for free from inside the library.

    How do I see the old Atlantic City newspapers?
    If the date is after 1988,
    we can help you locate the text through our online database Newsbank. If you need to see the actual newspaper as it looked, or if the date is from before 1988, you’ll need to look at the microfilm, which can be requested any time the library is open.

Arts, Shopping, Entertainment & More

  • Atlantic City Arts Center
    Atlantic City Art Center
    New Jersey Avenue & Boardwalk (Garden Pier)
    Atlantic City, NJ 08401
    Phone: (609) 347-5837
  • Atlantic City Historical Museum
    Garden Pier
    (609) 347-5839
  • Atlantic City Aquarium
    800 North New Hampshire Avenue
    in Historic Gardner's Basin
    609-348-2880
  • The Atlantic City Convention & Visitors Authority
    2314 Pacific Avenue
    Atlantic City, NJ 08401
    Phone (609) 348-7100 or 888-AC-VISIT (228-4748)
  • Atlantic City Convention Center
    One Convention Boulevard
    Atlantic City, NJ 08401
    Phone: 609-449-2000
  • Atlantic City Outlets - The Walk
    1931 Atlantic Avenue
    Atlantic City, NJ 08401
    (609) 872-7002
  • Boardwalk Hall
    2301 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ 08401
    Phone: 609-348-7000
    Tickets: (800) 736-1420
  • NJ Saltwater Recreational Registry Program
    Please consult the following website to register for the first time or to renew your registration: saltwaterregistry.nj.gov/‎. Registration is free.
  • Prayer Times for Atlantic City
    What are this month’s Salat Prayer Times for Atlantic City?
    Please consult the following websites: http://www.islamicity.com/prayertimes/
    http://www.islamicfinder.org/.
    Please also refer to our Atlantic City LibGuide, http://acfpl.libguides.com/atlanticcity.
  • Faxing, Scanning, NotaryInformation and Using Library Equipment
    Where can I go in Atlantic City to fax something or get something notarized?
    Faxing--Atlantic City Check Cashing
    1226 Atlantic Ave; 348-9493
    Jersey Discount
    1318 Atlantic Ave; 345-7274
    Free Faxing and Phone Calls for job related or e-government issues available at SJ Aids Alliance (Oasis) on 32 S. Tennessee Ave; also offers free showers.
    Scanning--UPS Center at the Atlantic City Convention Center.
    Notary Public--Get documents notarized at no cost in the Atlantic City Revenue & Finance Dept, 7th floor, 1301 Bacharach Blvd.
    Where can I go in Atlantic City to copy documents or use a Microfilm Reader/Printer for using back issues of the Press of Atlantic City?
    ACFPL maintains copiers and a microfilm Reader/Printer for public use.

Getting Here, Staying & Getting Around

  • Getting Here
    A helpful guide from The Atlantic City Convention & Visitors Authority.
  • Jitneys
  • Atlantic City International Airport
    Atlantic City International Airport
    101 Atlantic City Intl Airport Suite 106
    Egg Harbor Twp, NJ 08234
    Airport Information (609) 645-7895
  • NJ Transit
    Printable bus schedules available online.
  • Interactive Map of Atlantic City
    Map out your stay in Atlantic City courtesy of The Atlantic City Convention & Visitors Authority.
  • Local Hotels
    Do you have a list of local hotels?
    Yes, please consult the following websites:
    http://www.kayak.com
    https://maps.google.com

Atlantic City Resources

 

Using Library Equipment

To Use the Copying Machine

To adjust the copy ratio--Press "Copy Ratio" in the display window
The screen will automatically change to display ratio functions and options; default is 100%--Use the Chevron arrows below %100 to increase or decrease the ratio.  No preview option; just trial and error.
After making adjustments, click OK
The copier is now ready to make copies at the selected Ratio.
When finished, please press the yellow "CA" button to "Clear All" adjustments made by you and return copier to default settings. 

To Use the Microfilm Reader/Printer

Minolta (old machines)
   
Thread machine as shown on paper diagram.
    Print area is within the black box on the screen

Pro Scan 2000

  • Turn on computer monitor.  Turn power button on for Scan Pro machine.  It is located on the back right hand side of the device.  Hear the device powering on and a green light on the front of the machine will turn on.
  • Double click the Power Scan 2000 icon on the destop; the program will open up.
  • To Load Microfilm:  Pull gently front of the machine until the glass pops open.  Put the spool on the left hand side.  Beginning of the film goes under and between the white bars on the left hand side.  Put film under the angled piece of glass.  Feed film between white bars on the right hand side and pull film up and place in slot on holder on the right hand side that reads “Take up Reel Do not Remove.”
  • To use: Gently push black handle back and picture of film will appear on the screen.  Note: If black screen, use fast forward button to fast forward reel to make a picture of the reel appear on screen.
  • To fast forward/rewind: Use the mouse and click the Fast Fwd button in the pop up box on the right hand side of the page: “Motorized Roll Film Control”.How long you hold the mouse down will determine how long it fast forwards. To do a slower fast forward (page by page), use the mouse to click and drag the bar to the right in the “Motorized Roll Film Control” box.   To rewind follow the same steps as above, using the “Fast Rew” button and dragging the blue bar to the left.
  • The green box on the screen will be the area that you can print or save the file in.  Can be adjusted to get the full page or focus in on just an article.  Use the mouse and click and drag the green box to adjust the size of the green box. The green box on the screen will be the area that you can print or save the file in.  Can be adjusted to get the full page or focus in on just an article.  Use the mouse and click and drag the green box to adjust the size of the green box.

Locating People/Businesses

  • Finding Phone Numbers/addresses
    Usually you can just type a phone number (with area code) into Google, or your favorite search engine. Or consult the following online phone directories:
    www.whitepages.com
    www.switchboard.com--Search for businesses, people, phone numbers, and email addresses.
    www.pipl.com--A people search engine that scours the deep Web for information, searching across social networking sites, search engines, databases, etc. to find tidbits you might not usually find on a basic search

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