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26th of November 2018

From Job Seeker to Paralegal

Megan needed a job so she turned to the Library Foundation supported Family Learning Center at the Mark Twain Neighborhood Library. Read her letter of gratitude below. I have been searching for a job in my new profession for 18 months and have had no luck…until today! I just received an offer letter to which […]


16th of November 2018

Grunion Gazette: Long Beach Dictionary Days Returns

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14th of November 2018

A Family Tradition of Supporting Libraries

Susan DeLand has served on the Long Beach Public Library Foundation Board of Directors since 2002, but it wasn’t until earlier this year that she discovered that supporting libraries runs in her family. Susan has been surrounded by books her entire career. An extensive career in publishing allowed her to work with beautiful art and […]


7th of November 2018

Welcome to our newest Board Member, Sean Reilly

We welcome Sean Reilly to the Long Beach Public Library Foundation Board of Directors. Sean is Vice President at Bank of America, responsible for supporting Risk Management Operations for the Soldiers, Credit Reporting & Bankruptcy business.  He has over 35 years’ industry experience and is active in numerous BofA volunteer and mentoring programs. Previously, Sean […]


5th of November 2018

Long Beach Business Journal: Local Nonprofit Organizations Aim To Diversify Their Board Membership

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Long Beach Business Journal: Nonprofit Organizations Look To The Future Of Giving

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Preview of the new Main Library – Long Beach Post feature

It has been almost 14 months since the celebration of the first steel beam erected at the construction site of the new Main Library. Since then, the Library has truly taken shape and is well on its way to becoming a premier public center of learning when it opens in the summer of 2019. On […]


The Gift of Literacy for All LBUSD 3rd Grade Students

All Long Beach Unified School District 3rd grade students are in for a treat! In the next few weeks, they will each receive a brand new dictionary/thesaurus to promote literacy and help them succeed in school. This gift is made possible thanks to the Dictionary Days program, a partnership between the Long Beach Public Library Foundation […]


2nd of November 2018

Long Beach Post: Inside Long Beach’s new library being constructed in Downtown

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30th of October 2018

Grunion Gazette: Long Beach Rotary Steps Up Again To Foster Literacy

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