City of Long Beach 
Public Information Office
411 W. Ocean Blvd, 
Long Beach, CA 90802

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEPress Release # 041023
Long Beach Public Library Locations Closed Friday, April 21 for Staff Training, to Reopen Saturday, April 22
Susan Jones
Manager of Main Library Services

Long Beach, CA – All 12 Long Beach Public Library locations will be closed to the public on Friday, April 21, 2023, for a full day of staff training and development. All library locations will reopen on Saturday, April 22 at 10 a.m.

During the one-day closure, Library patrons are encouraged to utilize the Library’s vast collection of digital resources, including the Library catalog, downloads, and databases, available 24/7. Outdoor book returns will also be available at all locations for patrons wishing to return items. There will be no impacts to Library programming or events as a result of this closure.

For more information on Library hours or programs, visit the Library’s website at

Media inquiries may be directed toSusan Jones, Manager of Main Library Services, Long Beach Public Library, at 562.570.6608 or