Long Beach Public Library Foundation

Press

Thank you for partnering with us to share the work of the Long Beach Public Library and Foundation with the people of Long Beach. If you have a request or feedback, please contact Communications Manager Kimberly Caballero at 562-628-2441, or by email. You’ll find general information and links to press pieces about the Foundation below:

Founded on June 5, 1996
Headquarters
101 Pacific Ave, Long Beach, CA 90802
Number of branches
The library system has one main branch on Pacific Avenue and 11 neighborhood branches throughout Long Beach.
Position
The Long Beach system is the second-largest municipal library system in Los Angeles County.
Nonprofit status
The Foundation is an independent 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization that provides support to the Long Beach Public Library through the procurement of private funds.
Funds raised
The Foundation has raised over $21 million for the Long Beach Public Library in the 22 years since its inception.
Patrons and resources
  • Patrons checked out 1.3 million items from the library system in 2017.
  • Patrons accessed 7 million library resources last year.
  • Over 80,000 youth attended library programs in the last year.
Services offered

Check out our Programs page for details about the library programs our Foundation supports throughout the city. Click HERE

 

General Contact Information
Kate Azar, Executive Director
Kate@LBPLfoundation.org
562-628-2441
Media Contact
Kimberly Caballero, Communications Manager
Kimberly@LBPLfoundation.org
562-628-2441