Long Beach Public Library Foundation


1st of February 2019

Long Beach Business Journal: Long Beach Public Library Foundation Announces New Boardmembers

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New Books to Discover for Black History Month

Celebrate Black History Month and check out these new, critically acclaimed titles available at the Long Beach Public Library. Click the link below for the Library’s catalog to find out which branch library is currently carrying these books, request them from home, or download the e-book or audio book versions if they are available. Library […]

31st of January 2019

Mobile Studio STEAM Activities – February

Look out for the Mobile Studio powered by Marathon Petroleum Corporation bringing STEAM activities to neighborhood libraries across Long Beach. The Mobile Studio is a makerspace on wheels equipped with a 3D printer, robotics and other technological resources. This program is made possible thanks to donations to the Library Foundation. Robocoders: Tues, Feb 5th, 3:30-5pm […]

Announcing our new Board President, Barbara Schwerin

Barbara Schwerin is a retired attorney whose career includes roles as founding director of the Cancer Legal Resource Center; director of development, major gifts at Loyola Law School; executive director of the Advocacy Institute at Loyola Law School; and adjunct professor of law. In addition to having served on the Long Beach Public Library Foundation […]

Welcome To Our Newest Board Member, Todd Lemmis

Todd Lemmis is a founding partner of Pacific6 where his work involves investment in and development of hotels, food and beverage outlets, multi-family buildings, music festivals, aquaculture, entertainment and media. Prior to his involvement with Pacific6, Todd played music, worked in restaurants, practiced law, served as GM and general counsel in the automotive industry and […]

Welcome To Our Newest Board Member, Erick Verduzco-Vega

Erick Verduzco-Vega is a business owner and entrepreneur with extensive experience in the Long Beach community. He is the President and CEO of the South Bay Latino Chamber of Commerce, Partner at CCE Consulting Group, and currently serves on the Long Beach Planning Commission and the Los Angeles County Workforce Development Board. Erick also manages […]

26th of January 2019

Grunion Gazette: Foundation Goes Public With Fund-Raising Campaign For New Long Beach Main Library

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22nd of January 2019

Press-Telegram: Long Beach Public Library Foundation seeks $3 million in donations to support new library

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15th of January 2019


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For media queries, contact: Kimberly Caballero Kimberly[at]LBPLfoundation.org 562.628.2441 ext. 3 LONG BEACH, California, January 15, 2019 – The Long Beach Public Library Foundation with support from Mayor Robert Garcia announced today at the State of the City the public launch of its New Main Campaign. The Campaign’s $3 million goal is to […]

14th of January 2019

Welcome to our newest Board Member, Celine Cordero

Celine Cordero is Senior Vice President at Englander Knabe & Allen and has over fifteen years of experience in local, state and federal government.  From 2011 to 2013 Celine served as the Director of External Affairs at Los Angeles World Airports and also served in several high-level roles in former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio R. […]