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The Atlantic City Free Public Library

Help Desk FAQs: Help Desk FAQs

Frequently asked reference questions for Help Desk staff


The Library Is OPEN!

Main Library: Monday - Saturday 9:30a-5p.

Richmond Library: Tuesday and Wednesday from 9:30a-5p.


Limited in-person classes available at this time.

The Atlantic City Free Public Library has moved some of its programming online. Click here to view the library's online programs & classes.

The library also offers a variety of online resources. Click here to access our premium e-resources.  

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Superstorm Sandy

The Sandy Homeowner/Rental Assistance Program (SHRAP) is a temporary relief program to help those experiencing a housing crisis as a result of Hurricane Sandy.

Recipients of the program will receive assistance with costs associated with:

  • Maintaining temporary housing while their primary residence is repaired/rebuilt
  • Maintaining a primary residence for the household to return to when repair/reconstruction is completed.
  • Maintaining housing after a reduction in income

Eligible households will be provided with assistance for paying mortgage, rent, retroactive or current utility payments and the purchase of essential furnishings/appliances.

To learn more about this program and the documentation that must be provided, please see To learn more or to be considered for this program in Atlantic County, please go to or call Atlantic County building 1333 Atlantic Ave, 3rd floor, 609-345-6700 ext. 2717.  Please also refer to our Atlantic City Guide Essential Services, 


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How can I get research or reference assistance?

All Library staff are available to answer questions or offer general assistance.

Call the Library 609-345-2269 or email us at 

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