Mission Statement:
The mission of the Long Beach Public Library is to provide Friendly service; Useful information; Needed and wanted materials.

Library Roles:
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