The bookdrop at Burnett Library is currently out of order—swing by Dana, Harte, Twain, or any of our other locations to return library materials after hours. 

Face coverings must be worn by all patrons, except children under the age of 2, when in library buildings. This requirement is in accordance with the most recent Health Order from the Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services.


Six More Long Beach Public Library Branches to Reopen to Public


Long Beach Public Library (LBPL) will resume in-person services at six more library locations by July 6. The libraries, which first closed in March 2020 due to the pandemic, have been reopening in phases beginning last month.

The Libraries that are currently open are:

  • Billie Jean King Main Library
  • Bay Shore
  • Mark Twain
  • Michelle Obama

The Libraries opening Tuesday, June 29:

  • Bret Harte
  • Los Altos

The Libraries opening on Tuesday, July 6:

  • Bach
  • Brewitt
  • Burnett
  • Dana 

Seating, study space, and computers will be fully available to patrons at all open locations beginning June 29.

Select services such as the Family Learning Centers, the Studio at Billie Jean King Main Library, and the Learning Lab at Michelle Obama Library will offer limited services beginning late summer.

Scheduled virtual programs such as the Summer Reading Program will remain online with in-person programs for youth and teens being planned for late summer.

El Dorado Neighborhood Library will continue to offer LBPL To-Go (contactless pickup) service due to pending HVAC maintenance. Alamitos Neighborhood Library, which is also undergoing HVAC maintenance, will remain closed for now.