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The Atlantic City Free Public Library

Online Programs: Adult Programs

Date: Friday October 22, 1-3:30 PM 

In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the Atlantic City Free Public Library will be hosting a discussion panel featuring five panelists.

Registration is required. Click here to register or call (609) 345-2269 ext. 3075.

Virtual Author Event: The Last Diving Horse in America

October 19 at 3pm online

Join legendary animal rescuer, Cynthia Branigan, as she discusses her latest book, The Last Diving Horse in America, the inspiring story of the rescue of the last Atlantic City Steel Pier diving horse.

Registration required. Click here to register. A Zoom link will be emailed to you within 2 days of the program.

 

Free copies of each month's book will be given to registrants on a first come, first served basis while supplies last. Members who attended a book club meeting will be given first pick for the following month's book.

** You must register each month**

October - White is for Witching by Helen Oyeyemi

Click here to register. A Zoom link will be emailed to you within 2 days of the meeting. For more information call (609) 345-2269 x3075.

Date: Wednesday, October 27 at 4pm online 

November - A Lesson before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines

Registration for this program will open October 28.

Date: Wednesday, November 24 at 4pm online

December - Concrete Rose by Angie Thomas

Registration for this program will open November 26.

Date: Wednesday, December 29 at 4pm online

The eBook and audiobook are both available for checkout from Overdrive.

If you have a passion for discussing and learning about films, we invite you to join the Atlantic City Free Public Library Film Society. Membership is free and open to Library cardholders in good standing, who are 18 years of age and older.

To join Film Society and get a schedule of events, visit the website here: http://acfpl.org/events-menu/film-society.html

Beginners English class for non-native, English speakers. Classes include interactive learning activities that focus on increasing the listening, speaking, reading, grammar, and writing skills of the students.

Classes meet using Zoom.  

Class Schedule: 

Mondays 7 pm - 8:15 pm

Wednesdays 7 pm - 8:15 pm

Fridays 10 am - 11:15 am

Click here to register. 

Fridays from 11 am – 12 pm 

Tai Chi/Qigong Class participants will learn the ancient mind, body, spirit practices of Qigong and Tai Chi. These gentle practices help relieve stress, improve balance and flexibility and enhance the immune system. Class is open to adults at all fitness levels. No experience required. 

Click here to register. 

Tuesdays from 5 pm - 6 pm

Improve your speaking ability and expand your knowledge of Spanish vocabulary. 

Classes meet online

Click here to register.  

Atlantic City Digital Connections Project

Digital Library Zone:
Patrons may borrow a tablet for up to 1 hour for use in the library to explore our digital collections. Patrons must have ID, a library card in good standing, and sign a Tablet Use Agreement. Reservations must be made in advance. To make a reservation, see Help Desk staff or call (609) 345-2269 x3060 

Tablets available:

  • Samsung Galaxy
  • Microsoft Surface
  • Apple iPad

Patrons who need assistance with their own tablet to access the digital library can schedule a one-on-one session with a library staff member Thursday afternoons. Must schedule in advance at the Help Desk or by calling (609) 345-2269 x3060.  


Job Skills Lab:

Wednesdays 11 am - 12:30 pm in the Learning Center

The library is offering this free Job Skills Labs to library members who need help with job-related tasks. Staff members will provide refresher tips and can guide you through the process of searching for jobs on the web, creating an email address, updating your resume, or completing an online employment application, though they won’t enter your information. This service is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Room is limited so please make an appointment at the Help Desk or by calling 609-345-2269 ext. 3060. 


Telehealth and Video Conferencing Sessions:

Patrons can use a private room to attend telehealth appointments and video conferencing sessions. 1 hour limit and only 1 person may be in the room at a time. Must make a reservation at the Help Desk.  

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