Long Beach Public Library Foundation

Grand Literary Society

The Grand Literary Society (GLS) recognizes, acknowledges and thanks those Long Beach Public Library Foundation benefactors who annually contribute a cumulative amount of $1,000 or more toward annual unrestricted support. As a member you will learn more about new programs and activities taking place within the Library, get insight into what the Foundation does with contributions, and meet others who appreciate and support our Long Beach Public Libraries.

Your Gift Will Transform Lives

CLICK HERE to learn about the Library Foundation funded programs that your donation will support.


  • Personal recognition as a Grand Literary Society member in our year-end report/newsletter and on our website
  • Exclusive invitation to an annual exclusive Society event
  • Notice about Library events such as poetry nights, film screenings, book clubs and special events
  • Advanced access to a digital version of our newsletter and year-end report
  • Exclusive, behind the scenes tours of the prestigious Miller Room, the digital makerspace Studio, the new Michelle Obama Neighborhood Library and the new Main Library

How to Join

It’s pretty simple; when you make a cumulative annual donation of at least $1,000 you qualify as a member. Gifts can be sent online or by check, or a gift of stock or other appreciated security. If you have specific questions, please contact Erica at 562-628-2441, or Erica@lbplfoundation.org.

Mail your donation to 65 Pine Avenue, Suite 875, Long Beach, CA 90802 or:

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