The mission of the Long Beach Public Library is to provide Friendly service; Useful information; Needed and wanted materials.
The Long Beach Public Library shall concentrate its resources on the following roles:
Popular Materials: The Library shall feature current, high-demand, high-interest materials and programs in a variety of forms for persons of all ages.
Reference Library: The Library shall provide accurate, timely and useful information for all residents.
Preschoolers’ Door to Learning: The Library shall encourage young children to develop an interest in reading and learning through services for children and for parents and children together.
Adopted: September 1990