Staff Picks

Librarian, Mary Aileen – Picks for 2020 Tara Lannen-Stanton, Director – Picks for 2020 Natasha, Librarian – Picks for 2020 Carole, Librarian Assistant – Picks for 2020 Jeannine, Librarian Trainee – Picks for 2020 Nicole, Librarian – Picks for 2020 Ron, Librarian – Picks for 2020 Logan, Librarian – Picks for 2020 Lisa, Clerk – Picks for 2020 Russell, Clerk – Picks for 2020

Holiday Graphic Novels

A picture of Batman in the snow

Explore and enjoy our holiday-themed graphic novel selection! All adventures can be found on RB Digital, Comics Plus and Hoopla with the use of your library card! Just click on the title links to bring you directly to the online graphic novel.


The process of picking up your holds is now faster, easier, and contact-free. Here’s how it works: WAIT FOR THE EMAIL NOTIFICATION THAT YOUR HOLD IS READY. Once you receive the email, you have one week to pick up your item(s). You must have an email address attached to your library card to receive hold notifications. Call us anytime to add an email to your Read More »

Happy Birthday Lester!

Happy 97th birthday to Long Beach Library’s own, Lester Kappel! Lester has lived in Long Beach since he was seven years old and is a proud graduate of Long Beach High School, class of 1940. After graduating Roosevelt Aviation School (at Roosevelt Field Airport)–where Lester studied to be an aircraft mechanic, building and maintaining plane engines—he was recruited by Pan American Read More »

Vote LBPL for Best Library on Long Island

Yay, we’ve been nominated for Best Public Library in the annual Bethpage “Best of L.I.” 2021 competition! Want to help us WIN? Here’s how to cast your vote: Go to the “Education” category at Bethpage Best of Long Island Voting Choose “Public Library” in the left column and then select “Long Beach Public Library” Input your name and email when Read More »