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1st of May 2024

Long Beach Leaders are Readers: Olga Chavez, Empowering Community and Corporate Social Responsibility 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 celebration of Mother’s Day and the power of community engagement, Long Beach Leaders are […]


2nd of April 2024

Library Giving Day and National Library Month: Three Ways to Support Your Libraries Today!

April is Library Month! National Library Week, April 7-13 Help us reach our $2,500 fundraising goal for National Library Month, which includes Library Giving Day on April 3 and National Library Week April 7-13. Three things you can do to raise support for the 12 Long Beach Public Libraries: Email your friends and family and ask them to […]


You’re Invited: Long Beach Public Library Celebrates 10 Years of Creativity and Innovation at The Studio Makerspace

The Studio is made possible in part by the generous support of the Long Beach Public Library Foundation. Donate today! Opening Reception & “A 10-Year Retrospective of Art and Maker Innovation” Exhibition Saturday, April 13, 2024 12 PM – 4 PM The Long Beach Public Library is thrilled to announce the anniversary celebration of The Studio […]


1st of April 2024

April 2024 Author Talks, Supported by the LBPLF

Join the Long Beach Public Library for their monthly author talk series! Registration is required for the live events and each comes with the opportunity to submit questions for an author Q&A. The Foods, People, and Innovations That Feed Us — Smithsonian Curator Paula J. Johnson Curator and Project Director of the American Food History Project […]


Long Beach Leaders are Readers: Cathy De Leon, City of Long Beach Director of Library Services

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 National Library Month, we are featuring the City of Long Beach Director […]


4th of March 2024

March 2024 Author Talks, Supported by the LBPLF

Join the Long Beach Public Library for their monthly author talk series! Registration is required for the live events and each comes with the opportunity to submit questions for an author Q&A. A 50-Year Friendship with RBG with NPR Correspondent Nina Totenberg NPR Legal Affairs Correspondent and Bestselling Author March 6 at 1:00 PM PST […]


March 2024 Highlighted Programs at Michelle Obama Neighborhood Library!


1st of March 2024

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

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 Women’s History Month, we are featuring a Long Beach hometown hero, legendary […]


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 […]