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.

Library Apps

The Long Beach Public Library mobile app puts the library in your hands! Search the library catalog, check your account, place a hold or get reading recommendations. Quickly locate your closest neighborhood library, get directions, check library hours or call a librarian. Connect with the library anytime, anywhere.


More Free Library Apps

No matter where you are, you can use Brainfuse Mobile to submit questions to Brainfuse tutors, take class notes, track your homework assignments, access your flashcards, and more! Available for iOS or Android.
  Cloud Library
Borrow and read eBooks and eAudiobooks directly to your smartphone or tablet. Read ebooks directly in the app, bookmark and save the position of your progress across devices, and much more. Available for for iOSAndroidWindowsAmazon Fire, and more.
Download and/or stream music on any compatible device. Browse through our vast collection of over 15+ million songs from over 200+ genres. Available for iOS or Android.
  Gale AccessMyLibrary - Get free, unlimited access to Gale online resources. Free App for iOS or Android.
  Kanopy - Kanopy makes it easy to find and stream meaningful films. Discover thought-provoking and enriching entertainment on one convenient streaming platform. Available for iOSAndroidAmazon and Roku.
  Libby - Meet Overdrive's newest app! Libby is an all new way to access Overdrive ebooks and audiobooks. Download from the Apple StoreGoogle Play, or the Windows Store.

Mango Languages - Download the Mango Languages app to learn a new language on the go with hands-free features and offline accessibility. Over 70 world languages, including English. Available from the Apple StoreGoogle Play, and Amazon Apps.

  OverDrive - Download eBooks and audiobooks directly to your smartphone or tablet. Available for iOSAndroid and more.
  RBDigital - Read digital magazines on your device. Available from the Apple StoreGoogle Play, and Amazon Apps.