Long Beach Public Library Gets Dragged on Conservative Social Media

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Among this week’s viral Long Beach controversies, Satanism has apparently infiltrated the sacred institution that is our Long Beach Public Library (LBPL) system.

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Here’s How Long Beach Library Cardholders Can Access Over 30,000 Films for Free

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Kanopy, an on-demand streaming service with over 30,000 movies from feature films to hard-to-find titles, is now free to use for Long Beach Public Library (LBPL) cardholders, it was announced this week.

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UPDATE: Long Beach Public Library Selected as Nation’s Best for Service

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The Long Beach Public Library was selected by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) as a recipient of the 2017 National Medal for Museum and Library Services, officials announced Monday.

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Long Beach Libraries Waiving Fees (Again) in Amnesty Program Designed to Recoup Outstanding Resources

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For the second year in a row the Long Beach City Council is hoping that an “amnesty” program—a month-long forgiveness period of fines— for those who have incurred late fees for overdue items will result in a large recovery...

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Long Beach Public Library to Launch Its Free Summer Reading Program This Weekend

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The Long Beach Public Library’s annual citywide Summer Reading Program is set to launch at the Ruth Bach Neighborhood Library on Saturday, June 25, at 11:00AM. Readers of all ages are invited to register and participate in the free...

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Celebrate National Library Month with Waived Overdue Fees and Free Events

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Throughout April, the Long Beach Public Library will join libraries in schools, campuses and communities nationwide in celebration of National Library Month.

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Long Beach Public Library to Offer Online Education for Adults Seeking a High School Diploma

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Long Beach Public Library announced Monday that it is offering qualified Long Beach residents the chance to earn an accredited high school diploma and a credentialed career certificate through an online program designed to re-engage adults into the education...

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Blending Technology and Creativity: Long Beach Public Library Hosts Maker Camp

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Yesterday, the Long Beach Public Library began hosting a Google+ and Maker Media-sponsored camp for novice makers, inviting them to build, tinker and explore at the Main Library for six weeks, every Monday and Tuesday between 1:00PM and 5:00PM.

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Long Beach Library Announces Sunday Hours for Bay Shore Branch, Other Events for February

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In light of Library Lovers Month, the Long Beach Public Library has a slew of events and updates for the public to enjoy. Don’t miss out on the Bay Shore branch’s additional open hours or Susan Orlean, author of...

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Long Beach Public Library to Offer Free Zine-making Workshops

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The Long Beach Public Library just stepped up its DIY game and will now be offering free zine workshops for the next three Saturdays. If you’ve ever been interested in self publishing your ideas, your feelings or your cause...

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