Welcome to the Atlantic County Library System - the information center in Atlantic County. Our mission is to strengthen the quality of life in our diverse communities by providing learning opportunities, fostering a love of reading, connecting people to technology, and providing resources for entertainment. Learn more about the Atlantic County Library System's vision for the future in our 2019-2022 Strategic Plan.
The library system includes nine branches located throughout Atlantic County. In addition, the library offers a Books By Mail service and participates in the Interlibrary Loan program. In 2019, the population of Atlantic County was approximately 265,429 with an estimated 175,162 residents in the tax paying municipalities that make up the Atlantic County Library System.
- 2019 Atlantic County Library System Statistics
- 964,167 people walked through our doors
- There were:
- 940,447 items circulated
- 39,887 card holders
- 344,387 printed volumes owned
- 19,504 audio volumes owned
- 47,782 video volumes owned
- 18 subscribed databases
- 31,342 eBooks and eAudiobooks in collection
- 133,250 downloads or views in 10 digital media services
- 905 people, on average, used our mobile app monthly
- 177 public computers available with internet
- 121,521 public computer uses
- 120,800 WiFi sessions
- 1,642 children programs
- 126 young adult programs
- 2,719 adult programs
- 23,273 reference requests
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- Jobs Opportunities
- The Atlantic County Library System is a division of Atlantic County government. All open job postings for both the Library and the County can be found, and applied for, online on the Atlantic County Division of Human Resources page.
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