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Press Releases

City of Dreams, October 2022

Historical Museum at Garden Pier Now Closed, 6 August 2016

Library Wins Multicultural Award for La Ciudad Atlántica Exhibit, 1 June 2016

Library Hosting Exhibit Featuring Mosque No. 10, Local Islamic Community, 14 January 2016

New Atlantic City Historical Museum Exhibit Highlights City's Hispanic Community, 29 September 2015

Reporting on the Atlantic City Historical Museum and Atlantic City Experience:

The Summer of Freedom Display, July 2022

Atlantic City Experience Exhibit re-opens

Atlantic City Experience Exhibit at Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall is closed due to the covid-19 emergency March 16, 2020

Atlantic City Experience open to public, 23 July 2019

Sara Tracey, "Voices of Atlantic City's past live in Library's oral history collection," Press of Atlantic City, 31 May 2016.

Steve Lemongello, "Garden Pier reopens after being damaged by Sandy," Press of Atlantic City, 19 June 2014.

Mike Shute, "'Hometown Teams' show 'Devotion and Determination,'", 29 April 2014.

"'Hometown Teams' exhibit hits Atlantic City March 22," Shore News Today, 19 March 2014.

Caitlin Honan, "Experts on Atlantic City to detail life in resort during Roaring '20s," Press of Atlantic City, 10 October 2012.

Ray Schweibert, "Exploring the 1920s in Atlantic City," Atlantic City Weekly, 3 October 2012.

Martin DeAngelis, "Atlantic City Library archivist plays key role in providing background for HBO show 'Boardwalk Empire,'" Press of Atlantic City, 16 September 2012.

Lou Perri, "AC Historical Museum opens,", 29 August 2012.

Jeff Schwachter, "Garden Pier re-Opens," Atlantic City Weekly, 28 August 2012.

Emily Previti and David Simpson, "Atlantic City Historical Museum reopens on Garden Pier with new displays, improved ocean view," Press of Atlantic City, 28 August 2012.

"Library to manage Atlantic City Historical Museum," Shore News Today, 28 August 2012.

William Sokolic, "'Experience' in the works," Courier-Post Atlantic City Gaming, Destinations & Diversions, 22 December 2011, p. 2.

Vincent Jackson, "Atlantic City Forum Considers Ideas for Exhibiting City's Past in Proposed Museum," Press of Atlantic City, 15 December 2011.

Ray Schweibert, "Library Seeks Suggestions for New A.C. Museum," Atlantic City Weekly, 7 December 2011.

Emily Previti, "Atlantic City Free Public Library to Hold Forum on Plans for Museum," Press of Atlantic City, 5 December 2011.

"New Atlantic City history musuem: A top priority," Press of Atlantic City [editorial], 11 July 2011.

Steven Lemongello, "Atlantic City Public Library prepares for renovation to archives department," Press of Atlantic City, 5 July 2011.  

Caitlin Dineen, "Atlantic City seeking museum to showcase its experience," Press of Atlantic City, 3 June 2011.

Felicia Compian, "A.C. Library hosts a closer look at black history, 1920s 'Experience,'" Press of Atlantic City, Hometown edition (AC), 2 February 2011.

"The Atlantic City Free Public Library's special presentation of 'The Atlantic City Experience' continues to impress through its on-site displays and through the library's Web site" - AC Weekly, 19 January 2011.

"The Atlantic City Experience website,, provides some of the extensive resources contained in the library's Alfred M. Heston Collection of books, photographs, postcards, audio, video, digital files and memorabilia pertaining to the city's history." - Shore News Today, 29 December 2010.

"The Atlantic City Free Public Library is telling a story about the places, people and events that shaped the city with 'The Atlantic City Experience.'" - Press of Atlantic City, Hometown edition (AC), 15 December 2010.

Mike Pritchard, "The Atlantic City Experience," AC Weekly, 3 December 2010. "The A.C. Library launches a new Web site that supports the library's program of exhibits and educational programs designed to promote the city's past and catch the wave of interest "Boardwalk Empire" has brought."