The Latest Library News
December Author Talks
Did someone say action-packed fantasy and gripping memoirs? Don't miss out on our free author talks with New York Times bestselling authors!
'Tis the season for WinterFest at the Library!
Khmer, Come All! ខ្មែរជួបជុំគ្នា!
Join us for Khmer, Come All: a celebration of Cambodian heritage! ខ្មែរមកជួបជុំគ្នា! ការប្រារព្ធដល់បេតិកភណ្ឌខ្មែរ
VetNow: A Free Career and Benefits Tool for Veterans
Attention veterans! Introducing VetNow—your all-in-one resource!
November Author Talks
Hollywood? Money? The future? Don't miss out on our free author talks with best-selling writers!
Storytime with Susie!
Read and sing en inglés y español during a special storytime with award-winning children's author, Susie Jaramillo.
Elevate Your College Prep with LearningExpress
Try LearningExpress Library's free online resources—including practice tests, tips, and tools—for finding the right college and scholarships.
Halloween Parade and Tricks-for-Treats Pup Parade
Wear your costumes and celebrate Halloween at the Long Beach Public Library!
In-N-Out Cover to Cover Club
Books and Burgers! Combine your two favorite activities, reading and eating.
October Author Talks
European travel? Suspense? A peek into a critically acclaimed author's brain? Don't miss out on our free author talks with best-selling writers!
Liwanag Lit Fest 2023
The 2nd Annual Liwanag Lit Fest is coming to the Michelle Obama Neighborhood Library on Saturday, Oct. 21!
5th Annual Celebration of Vida Latina
Vida Latina is back! ¡Celebra nuestra herencia Latina en LBPL!
Digital Resources Spotlight
September's Digital Resources Spotlight. Don't miss out!
Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Hip Hop
The Hip Hop Celebration: 50th Anniversary Series commemorates the influential history of Hip Hop.
September Author Talks
Fall into autumn a little early with our free author talks with award-winning writers!
African American Resource Area Grand Unveiling
6 Day Service Launches at 3 Locations
Beginning Monday, Aug. 28, 2023, Alamitos, Harte, and Michelle Obama Neighborhood Libraries will offer an additional day of service on Mondays.
Brewitt's 75th Diamond Anniversary
Save the Date! The Brewitt Neighborhood Library Celebrates its 75th Diamond Anniversary.
Summer 2023 Author Talks
Can we interest you in free author talks with award-winning writers? Cassandra Clare, just to name one.
Summer 2023 Author Talks
Sorry about your Netflix account. Can we interest you in free author talks with award-winning writers?
6 New Ways to Entertain Children of All Ages This Summer
Explore fun activities that will keep your child entertained and learning all summer-long with the Digital Library.
Say Goodbye to these Digital Resources
LBPL will no longer offer World Book Online or TumbleBookLibrary after June 2023.
Celebrate Pride Month
Celebrate LGBTQIA+ Pride Month throughout June with fun programming for all!
Kick off Summer Break with Your Favorite Authors
Join us in May and June for our monthly, online author talk series where we feature renowned authors from multiple genres.
Calling All Small Business Owners! ¡Haciendo un llamado a todos los propietarios de pequeñas empresas!
LBPL is hosting a free online workshop to help you expand your business with Reference Solutions.
LBPL está organizando un taller en línea gratuito para ayudarlo a expandir su empresa con la herramienta de investigación de datos, Reference Solutions.
LBPL adds hoopla to the Digital Library
New comics, movies, TV, and music available now through hoopla.
May is AAPI Heritage Month
Celebrate Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with LBPL throughout April and May!
Just Added to the Digital Library: Gale Presents: Miss Humblebee’s Academy
Award-winning kindergarten-readiness program, Miss Humblebee’s Academy is now available for children and their parents or caregivers.
Iconic Cartoonist and Celebrated Mystery Writer to Grace April’s Author Talks
Join us for live interviews with two bestselling and award-winning authors, Kate Beaton and William Kent Krueger.
Celebration of the Young Child Returns
The Celebration of the Young Child returns for its fifth year at Lincoln Park and the Billie Jean King Main Library!
Best-selling Authors Scheduled for March
Join us for our March author talks, which include David Epstein, celebrity chef Jernard A. Wells, and Pam Jenoff.
LBPL agrega MakeMake a la biblioteca digital / LBPL adds MakeMake to the Digital Library
Nuevos libros electrónicos en español disponibles sin retenciones ni esperas / New eBooks in Spanish available all the time—no holds or waiting
Acclaimed Authors Coming to LBPL in February
Join us for February’s virtual author talks to hear from three award-winning authors: Lana Harper, Dr. Grace M. Cho, and Sadeqa Johnson.
February is Black History Month!
Join us for special programs that highlight the history, culture, and joy of Black Americans.
Blind Date with a Book
Take a chance on love and go on a blind date with a book, happening in February at select branches!
Changes to OverDrive
Changes to the number of items patrons can have on hold and have checked out.
Celebrate Lunar New Year at LBPL
Celebrate the Year of the Rabbit with festive Lunar New Year celebrations across all LBPL branches!
Dive Into Learning at the Long Beach Public Library!
LBPL challenges you to read 1,000 books to your little one before they start kindergarten!
New Year, New Author Talks!
This month’s authors will cover fierce female leads, realistic tips for organizing your home, and scientific answers to wild hypothetical questions. Register today!