During the Pandemic, Face Masks are REQUIRED.  Social distancing.  Limited hours and programs.  Please inquire at desk for more information.   




305 New Jersey Ave.
Absecon, NJ 08201
Phone: 609-646-2228
Fax: 609-383-8992

Monday-Friday: 9:30am - 5:00pm
Saturday 9:30 - 1:00
Sunday - Closed

Story and Craft time Wed 10:00am.
(Children ages 3 - 5


Absecon Public Library offers books in many categories including large print books, books on tape, e-books, and books for adults, young adults and children. Magazines, paperback books, and DVD movies for children and adults are included in our collection.

You must provide proof of residency in Atlantic County when applying for a library card.
If no proof is available, we will mail you a card to your current address.

Patrons of COIL member libraries must show a vaild card from their home library.

Fax, copier, and notary services are also offered, along with public access to the Internet, including wireless.

We offer many free services to our patrons:

Download audio books and e-books from the South Jersey Regional Library Cooperative's "OverDrive" site. Click HERE to enter (or the graphic upper right). Have your library card number and pin number ready!

• Our partnership with Tutor.com, a free "homework help" website for our patrons. You or your child may get LIVE help from a certified tutor. You'll need your library card! Click HERE for more information.

• Participating in the Atlantic County Library catalog computer program affords us access to all books in that system. JerseyClicks and JerseyCat are also available. To go to the Atlantic County website, or Jersey Clicks or JerseyCat, click HERE.

• Need help finding state services and agencies? The site, http://gethelp.njlibraries.org, has categories listing Work Tools, Financial Tools, Housing Tools, Health Tools and Parental Tools, as well as Tools for Seniors. Users will find resources to help them pay their bills, avoid foreclosure, get job assistance or file for Medicaid. Click the link at the top of this page.

• Children ages 3 through 5 are invited to attend STORY TIME every Wednesday morning at 10:00AM. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Linda Weisecker, President
Leni Savell, Secretary
Laura Badger, Treasurer
Samantha Kurtz-Seif
Carol Philips
Nichole Morfitt
Dr. Daniel Dooley, Superintendent of Schools
Kim Horton, Mayor, City of Absecon
Barbara Wilson, Library Director