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Long Beach Public Library is now open for Grab & Go visits at 4 locations! Visit Billie Jean King Main, Michelle Obama, Mark Twain, and Bay Shore Libraries. More infomation here.

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.

Sign Up for a Library Card

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Wish you had a Long Beach Public Library card? Good news! We want to get you signed up.


To get started follow these simple steps:

1. Fill out our online application and hit submit.

2. Write down your temporary barcode number.

3. Give us a call at (562) 570-7500, Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 am until 5:00 pm, and a staff member will give you the barcode number for your Computer Use Only card so you can access all of our digital content

4. If you would like to check out books, DVDs, and CDs through LBPL To-Go, let staff know when you call to get the barcode number for your Computer Use Only card. You can make an appointment at that time to pick up your Full-Access card at Billie Jean King Main Library.

Is an online card sign-up right for you?

  • If you already have a full access library card, you do not need to sign up again.
  • If you have lost your library card number or need to reset your pin number give us a call at (562) 570-7500. LBPL staff is available to answer your questions Tuesday through Saturday, from 10:00 am until 5:00 pm.
  • Learn more about our different types of library cards.