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The Atlantic City Free Public Library

Online Programs: Adult Programs

All Library programs, events, and classes are FREE!

In-Person Programs

The Atlantic City Free Public Library is now offering limited in-person classes. This guide includes both virtual and in-person programs. For more information, visit the library's event calendar or call (609) 345-2269 ext. 3060.

IN-PERSON

Tuesdays & Wednesdays 2 - 4pm in the Main Library's new Next Step computer lab.

Previously known as the Job Skills Lab, this lab offers staff assistance with:

  • GED prep
  • Job searching
  • Resumes and cover letters
  • Computer skills
  • Setting up an email address, and more

Registration is not required. Visit the Main Library Help Desk or call 609-345-2269 ext. 3060 for more information. 

IN-PERSON

Computer Basics 1 & 2 Classes

These classes cover basic computer skills such as using a mouse and keyboard. Participants will receive a certification of completion. For class schedules see the library's Calendar of EventsClick here to register for computer classes or scan the QR code:

One-On-One Computer Skills Assistance

For patrons who need more flexibility, you can schedule a one-on-one session with a staff member to work on your computer skills. Click here to schedule a one-on-one computer session with a staff member or scan the QR code:

For more information, call the Main Library's Help Desk (609) 345-2269 ext. 3060.

  • See a doctor
  • Health information in your language
  • COVID updates
  • Crisis hotlines
  • Mental health support
  • Teen help
  • Meeting apps (Zoom/Google)

To reserve an iPad, or to find out more, contact:

609-345-2269 ext. 3060

helpdesk@acfpl.org

IC3 Certification (VIRTUAL)

In this 9-week computer course, students will learn fundamental computing concepts, key applications (Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint), and skills for living in an online world. Upon completion, attendees will receive an industry recognized IC3 certification.

Classes will be held Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 10am to 2pm 

Starting May 24, 2022 through July 23, 2022.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

For more information, contact the program coordinator at (609) 345-2269 Ex. 3016 or nmunoz@acfpl.org.

IN-PERSON

Thursdays at 11 am, Main Library Learning Center, from June 9 - July 28

Attendees will learn the basic structure of ASL: American Sign Language.  
Attendees will learn ASL Vocabulary, structure, deaf culture, constructive and
expressive signs, deaf norms and deaf history. Presenter may invite deaf guest to
assist in class.

Space is limited. To register, email mmcgeary@acfpl.org or call 609-345-2269 ext. 3075.

Full Calendar of Library Events

Includes in-person and virtual programs. Click on the date to see events happening that day.

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**

May - Finding Me by Viola Davis

Date: Tuesday, May 31 at 4pm-online

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.

eBook and audiobook versions of this title are available for checkout in the Libby App from Overdrive

June - How Beautiful We Were by Imbolo Mbue

Date: Tuesday, June 28 at 4pm-online

Registration for this meeting will open Wednesday, June 1. For more information call (609) 345-2269 x3075.

The eBook version of this title is available for checkout from Axis360

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

IN-PERSON AND VIRTUAL

Social worker available to assist people returning from incarceration. Wednesdays from 11am - 3pm in the Main Library's Tutoring Room. Live chat with a Fresh Start social worker available at www.freshstartlibrary.com.
This service will run until June 24, 2022.

Fridays from 11 am – 12 pm 

Class participants will learn the ancient mind, body, spirit practice of Qigong (pronounced chee-kung). Through easy-to-learn breathing techniques, stretches and gentle flowing movements, participants will learn to keep the Qi (life force energy) flowing, helping to promote relaxation, balance and flexibility. Class is open to adults at all fitness levels. No experience required. 

Click here to register. 

VIRTUAL

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. 

Beginners Conversational Spanish (VIRTUAL)

Saturdays from 10am - 11am

No registration required.

Classes meet on Zoom

Meeting ID: 985 643 7039
Passcode: 4Dyr1x 

Intermediate Conversational Spanish (VIRTUAL)

Tuesdays from 5pm - 6pm

No registration required.

Classes meet on Zoom

Meeting ID: 816-4911-4515

Passcode: 195015

For questions, please email the class instructor at:

 lms.language.prep@gmail.com

Take the Adult Craft Club home with you. Take and Make craft kits include everything you need to create each monthly craft. Kits will be available while supplies last. Call the library at 609-345-6115 to reserve your kit or request one at the Circulation Desk.

May Craft: Chalkboard Paint Terra Cotta Pots

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