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.

ReadyRosie: Transformative Family Engagement


ReadyRosie is a self-directed, digital platform for parents + families to access activities, best practices, and curated content to help engage their children in developmentally-appropriate learning.

The program helps:

  • Facilitate and amplify engagement between schools and families

  • Provide a mechanism by which to empower families to help children build foundational skills so that they are kindergarten-ready, whether or not they are enrolled in preschool

Visit any Long Beach Public Library for initial access to the free ReadyRosie App. Then access it anytime, from anywhere on your computer or mobile device!

Learn More about ReadyRosie.

ReadyRosie Long Beach is supported by the Mayor's Fund for Education.