Current Community Resources
Public PCs and Public Wi-Fi Available through the Long Beach Public Library
All 12 Long Beach Public Libraries have free public Wi-Fi and public computers. All Libraries been upgraded to an ultrafast 1 gigabyte broadband connection. The Technology and Innovation Department has worked to bring high-speed broadband to all City Libraries. The department connected these public spaces to CalREN which is a high-capacity 3,800-mile fiber optic network operated by CENIC, the Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California. Libraries are essential to their communities. This service will allow the Long Beach Public Library to effectively provide communities with high performance access to resources that foster 21st Century digital citizenship and the benefits of a digitally empowered community.
For more information regarding the Long Beach Public Library, please visit: www.longbeach.gov/library.
Billie Jean King Main Library
Alamitos Neighborhood Library
Ruth Bach Neighborhood Library
Bay Shore Neighborhood Library
Brewitt Neighborhood Library
Burnett Neighborhood Library
Dana Neighborhood Library
El Dorado Neighborhood Library
Bret Harte Neighborhood Library
Los Altos Neighborhood Library
Mark Twain Neighborhood Library
Michelle Obama Neighborhood Library
Free Public Wi-Fi Available Through Community Centers At Parks, Recreation And Marine Department
For more information regarding the Long Beach Parks, Recreation and Marine Department, please visit: www.longbeach.gov/park.
Belmont Plaza Pool
Cesar E. Chavez Park
El Dorado Park
Martin Luther King Jr. Park
Leeway Sailing and Aquatics Center
Long Beach Senior Center
Recreation Park Community Center
Stearns Champions Park
Veterans Memorial Park
Whaley Park Community Center
Harvey Milk Promenade Park
FREE IN-PERSON COMPUTER LITERACY CLASSES THROUGH THE LONG BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY
Community members can receive one-on-one tutorials to improve their computer skills. For more information regarding the Long Beach Public Library, please visit: www.longbeach.gov/library.
Access to Low-Cost Internet Services through human-I-T
human-I-T is a local community-based organization that provides resources for the Long Beach community to help connect income-eligible individuals to low-cost Internet services. For more information regarding human-I-T, please visit: https://www.human-i-t.org/city-of-long-beach-low-cost-internet.
Access To Low-Cost Internet Services Through The California Emerging Technology Fund (CETF)
CETF provides leadership statewide to close the “digital divide" by accelerating the deployment and adoption of broadband to unserved and underserved communities and populations. CETF provides resources for the Long Beach community to help connect income-eligible individuals to low-cost Internet services. For more information regarding CETF, please visit: http://www.cetfund.org/investments/overview/Get_Connected.