All Long Beach libraries are closed Thursday, November 26, 2020 and Friday, November 27, 2020 for the Thanksgiving holiday. All libraries are also closed on Saturday, November 28, 2020 due to city staffing furloughs. The LBPL To-Go locations will reopen on Tuesday, December 1, 2020.

During this long weekend, be sure to check out our Digital resources, which include eBooks, magazines, movies, and much more! 



Starting Friday, October 2, 2020, all LBPL locations and services will be unavailable every other Friday until Sept. 30, 2021 due to city-wide staffing furloughs. Learn more about our service closures.



LBPL To-Go is available at the following libraries: Billie Jean King Main, Michelle Obama, Mark Twain, Los Altos, Harte, El Dorado, and Bay Shore. If you have items ready to pick up, make your appointment here.

LBPL To-Go provides safe access to physical library materials through limited walk-up and curbside pickup service. Outdoor book drops are open for returns. Learn more about LBPL To-Go.

Online Library Events

Teen Gaming
12/4/2020 | 4:00 PM
Online Event
7eleven_Shenanigan
12/12/2020 | 1:00 PM
Online Event
7eleven_AreWeThereYet
12/19/2020 | 1:00 PM
Online Event
Webchat Wednesdays
12/2/2020 | 2:00 PM
Online Event
sew it goes eventbrite - Elizabeth Cespuglio
12/5/2020 | 2:00 PM
Online Event
sew it goes eventbrite - Elizabeth Cespuglio
12/19/2020 | 2:00 PM
Online Event
BabyTime!
12/1/2020 | 10:00 AM
Online Event
PreschoolTimeIntro
12/3/2020 | 10:00 AM
Online Event
ToddlerTimeIntro
12/4/2020 | 10:00 AM
Online Event

LBPL Digital Library

 Free access with your Library Card!

We have many resources you can enjoy from home—streaming movies, eAudiobooks, downloadable music, online courses, eMagazines, and more! 

Our Digital Library is available anytime, from anywhere!


What Else Is New?

Goodbye Newspaper Archive, Hello Newspapers.com

11/09/2020

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Starting November 30, 2020, LBPL will be moving from Newspaper Archive to Newspapers.com.

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IMPROVING YOUR DIGITAL BOOK EXPERIENCE: MOVING FROM CLOUD LIBRARY TO OVERDRIVE

11/04/2020

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We are improving our system for how you read, listen to, check out, and reserve eBook and eAudiobook titles. We are happy to say that the transfer from Cloud Library to OverDrive was much faster than expected. You can now find the eBooks and eAudiobooks from Cloud Library in ouOverDrive platform and Libby app. 

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Printing To-Go

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Long Beach Public Library is now offering free printing pick up services for 10 pages or less!

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