About the Library

"When in doubt go the the Library." ... J.K. Rowling

MCPL Library Mission Statement

The mission of the Margate City Public Library is to promote the development of independent, self-confident, literate citizens. The library shall provide an intellectual environment consisting of various print and non-print materials. The library will provide a wide range of programs and technology services to support life long learning throughout the Margate community.
Adopted by Board Resolution: August 16th, 2007

Welcome Brochure

Welcome to the Margate Library! The Margate Public Library provides access to information, resources and programming with the hope of enriching the community.

Library Board

The Margate City Public Library Board of Trustees meets the third Thursday of every month in the Library Meeting Room at 9:00 AM.

Library History

As a result of a Margate PTA Child Study Group meeting held in January, 1961 at the home of Mrs. Fred Weber, the Margate branch of the Atlantic County Library at Mays Landing was formed. Present at this meeting, in addition to Mrs. Weber, were Mrs. Samuel Hoffman, Mrs. Manual Bernson, Mrs. E.C. Reed, and Mrs. O.K. Mote.......

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