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Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.

–Maya Angelou

Patrons can now reserve museum passes online from home. Click here to book your passes...

Little Free Libraries
on the Boardwalk

The Library, in cooperation with the City of LB has installed four Little Free Libraries on the Boardwalk and 3 others throughout the city.. They are book exchanges with approximately 30 paperbacks each. Click for info...

Graphic Novels

Our Library carries an extensive collection of both childrens and adults graphic novels.

10 Ways to Cut Expenses by Jeff Yeager, AARP

Books, Magazines, DVDs and More. The average American household spends about $200 per year on books alone (U.S. Census Bureau), most of which could be borrowed for free from any of the nation's 17,000 public libraries.

Solshyne will NOT be performing at the Long Beach Library on Saturday, December 8 as advertised on various web sites.

Author Booktalk - Accepting Adversity: The 5 Gifts by Laurie Nadel, PhD
will be held this
Saturday, December 8 at 11:00 a.m. in the Auditorium.

 A Journey Around the World with Eranga and Prianga is actually
Sunday, January 6 at 2:00 p.m. 

The West End Branch will be open from 4pm-8pm (instead of 10am-2pm) on Saturday, December 8 in celebration of the Electric Light Parade. Fun Fit Yoga For Youth will continue that day as scheduled.

The Library will close at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, December 24
and will be closed Tuesday, December 25 for Christmas Day.
Merry Christmas!

The Library will close at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, December 31
and will be closed Tuesday, January 1 for New Years Day.
Happy New Year!

Our Channels Newsletter for
December 2018 is now available.
Find out what's going on at the Library
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Homebound Services
Delivery of books (regular, large print and books on tape) is available to people who are homebound.
Call Joan Yonish at 432-7201 ext. 330 for more details.