Ventnor Branch of the Atlantic County Library System is one of five libraries in New Jersey to receive the New Jersey Council for the Humanities Library Book Collection Award for 2010. Ventnor Branch will be awarded the entire collection of books nominated for the Humanities Book of the Year Award.
- The Anti-Communist Manifestos: Four Books That Shaped the Cold War by John V. Fleming
- Rebirth of a Nation: The Making of Modern America, 1877-1920 by Jackson Lears
- Family Properties: Race, Real Estate, and the Exploitation of Black Urban America by Beryl Satter
- A Jury of Her Peers: American Writers from Anne Bradstreet to Annie Proulx by Elaine Showalter
- The Life and Times of Richard J. Hughes: The Politics of Civility by John B. Wefing
- The Evolution of God by Robert Wright