LBPL To-Go is now available at the following libraries: Billie Jean King Main, Michelle Obama, Mark Twain, Los Altos, Harte, El Dorado, and Bay Shore. 

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

Research Your Family History From Home

ancestry library edition

In an effort to make as many of our digital resources available to patrons during this time, the library is happy to announce that until June 30th all Long Beach Public Library Card holders, including those with a temporary library card, will have access to Ancestry Library Edition from home.

Ancestry Library Edition is a great place to start researching your family history. With it you can unlock the story of you with sources like censuses, vital records, immigration records, family histories, military records, court and legal documents, directories, photos, maps, and more.

Get started in just 3 easy steps:

  1. Log into your library account with your library card number and pin.Library Account Login Page
  2. Click the Ancestry link in the bottom right corner.Library Account Home Page
  3. Click 'Begin Searching' to begin your research.Ancestry Library Edition Home Page


Want some help with your research? Check out these tips and tricks from Ancestry.