City of Long Beach
Public Information Office
411 W. Ocean Blvd,
Long Beach, CA 90802
Long Beach, CA - The City of Long Beach has reopened additional City facilities to the public effective immediately, after temporarily modifying operations and halting in-person services due to COVID-19 precautions.
“We are excited to be able to further reopen our doors to the community,” said Mayor Robert Garcia. “We are incredibly grateful for the work of our dedicated City team who continued providing important city services in new and innovative ways throughout the pandemic. Now we’re ready to get back to serving our residents and businesses safely in person.”
The facilities listed below are now reopen to the public for in-person services:
The Bob Foster Civic Chamber at Long Beach City Hall has reopened to the community for in-person meetings. Moving forward, Webex will no longer be utilized for public participation. Individuals interested in providing public comment must appear physically in the Civic Chamber. City Council meetings will continue to be broadcast and streamed live on various platforms, and the public will continue to have the option to use eComment to provide comments on agenda items until 4 p.m. each meeting day.
Long Beach Public Library (LBPL) has resumed services at a total of 10 library locations, including Billie Jean King Main Library and Bay Shore, Mark Twain, Michelle Obama, Bret Harte, Los Altos, Ruth Bach, Brewitt, Burnett and Dana Neighborhood Libraries. For more information about the library reopenings, visit longbeach.gov/library.
Facial coverings are required at all indoor locations for unvaccinated individuals ages two years and older, per California Department of Public Health (CDPH) guidance and the City’s Health Order.
About the City of Long Beach
Home to approximately 470,000 people, the multiple award-winning and innovative City of Long Beach offers all the world-class amenities of a large metropolitan city while maintaining a strong sense of individual and diverse neighborhoods nestled together along the California coast. As a full-service charter city, Long Beach is home to the Queen Mary, Aquarium of the Pacific, several museums and theaters, a highly-rated school district, Long Beach Airport, the Port of Long Beach, as well as many award-winning City departments such as Health, Parks, Recreation and Marine, Development Services, Public Works and more. The City also has a highly respected university and city college, two historic ranchos, five hospitals, 12 libraries, five golf courses, 169 parks, miles of beaches, marinas, bike paths and a Bike Share program.