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21st of February 2024

Protected: Long Beach Leaders are Readers: Billie Jean King, Long Beach Hometown Hero and Equality Champion

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1st of February 2024

Long Beach Leaders are Readers: Sharon L. Weissman, Long Beach Public Library Foundation Board of Directors and Community Leader

Top leaders of the world have the exceptional simple habit of reading. Whether for enjoyment or enrichment, reading stimulates the mind and fuels creativity. Long Beach Leaders are Readers features leaders in our community as they share their recommended reads. In honor of Library Lovers Month, we could think of no one better suited than […]


23rd of January 2024

Long Beach Public Library Foundation Announces New Board of Directors President, Sean Reilly

The Long Beach Public Library Foundation is thrilled to announce the appointment of Sean Reilly as the new President of the Long Beach Public Library Foundation Board of Directors.  With extensive experience in finance, community development, and event production, Sean brings a wealth of knowledge and a passion for education, literacy and community advancement and […]


29th of December 2023

Long Beach Leaders are Readers: Everett Glenn, Long Beach Nonprofit Founder and Community Leader

Top leaders of the world have the exceptional simple habit of reading. Whether for enjoyment or enrichment, reading stimulates the mind and fuels creativity. Long Beach Leaders are Readers features leaders in our community as they share their recommended reads. We invited Mr. Everett Glenn to start off our year and be our January 2024 […]


6th of December 2023

Long Beach Leaders are Readers: Sean Reilly, LBPLF President-elect

Long Beach Leaders are Readers features leaders in our community as they share their recommended reads. We’re ending our year with a very special feature: Sean Reilly, the incoming Library Foundation Board of Directors President. Currently serving as President-elect, Mr. Reilly will officially assume his two-year term in January, demonstrating his commitment to fostering literacy and […]


1st of November 2023

Long Beach Leaders are Readers: Diane Jacobus, Long Beach Community Leader

Long Beach Leaders are Readers features leaders in our community as they share their recommended reads. In honor of Veterans Day in November, we are highlighting Diane Jacobus! Ms. Jacobus has shared the following reading recommendation. Enjoy!


29th of September 2023

Long Beach Leaders are Readers: Carmen O. Perez, Long Beach Community Leader

Long Beach Leaders are Readers features leaders in our community as they share their recommended reads. In honor of Latino Heritage Month, we are highlighting Carmen O. Perez, a long time community leader in the City of Long Beach! Ms. Perez has shared the following reading recommendation. Enjoy!


1st of August 2023

Long Beach Leaders are Readers: Ellie Perez, LGBTQ Community Leader and Activist

Long Beach Leaders are Readers features leaders in our community as they share their recommended reads. This month, we have a very special featured leader: LGBTQ Center of Long Beach Interim Executive Director and community leader and activist, Ellie Perez. Ms. Perez has shared the following reading recommendation. Enjoy! Pride and Joy by Frank J. Sileo


1st of July 2023

Long Beach Leaders are Readers: Long Beach’s First Ever Youth Poet Laureate, Claire Beeli

Long Beach Leaders are Readers features leaders in our community as they share their recommended reads. This month, we have a very special featured leader: Long Beach’s very first Youth Poet Laureate, Claire Beeli. Ms. Beeli has shared the following reading recommendation. Enjoy! The Dispossessed by Ursula K. Le Guin The Dispossessed taught me much of what I know […]


1st of June 2023

Long Beach Leaders are Readers: Mayor Rex Richardson, City of Long Beach

Long Beach Leaders are Readers features leaders in our community as they share their recommended reads. This month, we have a very special featured leader in honor of Father’s Day: City of Long Beach Mayor Rex Richardson. Mayor Richardson has shared the following reading recommendation. Enjoy! Fatherhood: Rising to the Ultimate Challenge by Etan Thomas This book is […]