Beginning Monday, August 28, 2023, the Alamitos, Harte, and Michelle Obama Neighborhood Libraries will offer an additional day of service on Mondays.

As of Monday, August 14, the Bay Shore Neighborhood Library will temporarily close for a scheduled renovation. All services at Bay Shore, including book drops, will be unavailable.

California State Parks Passes Are Here!

CA Parks Passes

Parks passes are now available to checkout from all LBPL locations!

What to Know

Through a new initiative from California State ParksFirst Partner's Office and the California State Library we have received and will begin circulating free vehicle day use passes to our Long Beach Public Library patrons.

The Parks Pass is valid for entry of one passenger vehicle with capacity of nine people or less or one highway licensed motorcycle.

This interactive map shows State Parks and Beaches that are participating in this program. A list of ineligible parks is here. More information here.



Q: How can I find out which branches have passes available?

A: Parks passes are searchable in our catalog and can be placed on hold.

Q: How long is the checkout period?

A: Passes will check out for 1 week (or 7 days), with the option to renew 1 time if no one is waiting.

Q: Where can I return my pass when I'm done with it?

A: Passes can be returned to any LBPL location, but must be returned inside to circulation desks. Please do not return passes in outdoor book returns.

Q: Are there fines for passes that are returned late?

A: No, there are no extended use fees for Parks Passes.

Q: How long will the Library hold the pass for me?

A: Passes will stay on hold for the patron for 3 open days.

Q: What if the pass is lost in the wilderness?

A: Please notify LBPL staff if your pass is lost or stolen. There will be no replacement fees for lost passes. CA State Parks will de-activate lost passes.

Q: How many passes does each branch location have?

A: Check out our catalog for availability at each location.

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