LBPL Youth Services


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Earn Community Services Hours

Want to make a difference in your community and earn service hours? Join our Youth Advisory Board!

Earn Community Service Hours as a member of our Youth Advisory Board. Exclusively open to students grades 4 and up, the board’s mission is to promote and grow library services for kids and teens in the Long Beach community by:

· Brainstorming future events to be held by the library

· Recommending books, graphic novels, movies, music, manga, and magazines for the library to add to its collection

· Promoting library events and services within the community and in schools

· Encouraging expression via the creation of displays, flyers, and booklists

Monthly meetings are held virtually on the last Wednesday of the month at 4pm.

Youth Advisory Board Contact:
Name: Miss Nicole
Email: nicolem@longbeachlibrary.org
Phone Number: (516) 432-7201 ext. 227


TumbleBooks (Online Database)

Explore a curated selection of children's e-books (grades K-6). The online library includes:
  • Unique animated talking picture books
  • Read-along chapter books
  • National Geographic videos
  • Spanish-language books
  • Graphic novels (a fan favorite!)
Bonus: There are no check out times or wait lists. These books are always available to all library patrons.

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Food Assistance Resources

Where to find free meals for those in need.

During the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond, the following nonprofit organizations are providing support and meals for food insecure people and their families:

· The MLK Center: Grab and Go Food Program opens in a new window
  Providing food to those in need. Monday through Friday 12 - 2 pm at 615 Riverside Blvd.

· The Beach Catholic Outreach Program opens in a new window
  Operating out of the Parish Hall at St. Mary of the Isle Church (315 E Walnut St), serving food to the community every morning at 10:30 am.

These organizations are also accepting donations. Please visit their websites for more information.


Teen book suggestions for September 2021

Tween book suggestions for September 2021