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2021 Summer Reading Program

All Day 6/22 - 8/21
Book Club
Library Branch: Adult Services Online
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults, Everyone
Program Type: Book Club
Event Details:
Celebrate all that our library has to offer by participating in our 2021 Summer Reading Program from Tuesday, June 22nd - Saturday, August 21st Bring in your postcard! Bring your postcard to the Reference desk, provide your name and phone numbe...
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: 2nd Floor Art Exhibit
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Long Beach Public Library is proud to welcome local photographers to the Library's art gallery on the 2nd floor of the Main Branch this summer.   THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS: THE CITY AND THE BEACH exhibit showcases a curated collection of b...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Elementary School" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Kids, Preschool, Elementary School
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:
  YOU MUST SIGN UP FOR EACH WEEKS CLASS INDIVIDUALLY. YOU MUST ATTEND THE CLASS YOU SIGNED UP FOR...NO SWITCHING. YOU MUST BE A LONG BEACH RESIDENT WITH A LIBRARY CARD. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Meditation (ZOOM)

2:00pm - 2:45pm
Health & Wellness
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Adult Services Online
Age Group: Adults, Seniors, Everyone
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Unplug from the news and learn to relax and unwind in this unique online meditation class with Lisa Wisel, MS, BC-DMT, LCAT. Re-center with an embodiment meditation which focuses on the senses and aliveness. Feel the benefits immediately! THIS IS ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Library Branch: Adult Services Online
Age Group: Adults, Seniors, Everyone
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Details:
Matthew Raider MD has practiced and taught geriatric medicine for over 30 years. He will present a three fold method of maintaining youthful function in advancing age. Dr. Raider will discuss the medical evidence regarding exercise, diet and meditati...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Chair Yoga (HYBRID)

9:00am - 10:00am
Exercise
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adults, Seniors, Everyone
Program Type: Exercise
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:
This popular Chair Yoga class focuses on a full-body practice and will help strengthen your nervous system and reduce stress and stiffness. Kathleen Regan has been teaching yoga since 1993, and she has been practicing for even longer. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Friday Film: The Courier [In Person]

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Movies
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Movies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
Event Details:
This week's film is the historical thriller, The Courier (2020, PG-13, 1hr 52mins) starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Rachel Brosnahan. The true story of a British businessman unwittingly recruited into one of the greatest inter...
This event is in the "Elementary School" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Youth Drawing Club with Miss Tanya [Hybrid]

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Arts & Crafts
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Elementary School, Teens, Tweens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Join Miss Tanya as you draw and/or color in this hands-on free-form class. You can join in person or virtually. Those who register to join in person will be given their very our pencil case with colored pencils, a pencil, pencil sharpener and eras...

Disclaimer(s)

Adults in YS Online Programs

All adults must be accompanied by a child to attend an online Youth Services program. For the safety of all children, the Library reserves the right to remove such unaccompanied adults from Youth Services online programs immediately.

Virtual Programs

This is an online program provided via Zoom, Facebook Live, or other platforms. Participants are expected to adhere to Long Beach Public Library's Rules of Conduct while in attendance, and failure to do so during a virtual program may result in their immediate removal from said program. Long Beach Public Library will make its best good faith effort to utilize a virtual program platform that will be compatible with the widest array of hardware and operating systems, but the Library makes no representation that every patron will be capable of accessing Library programming virtually using their personal devices or internet connections. More information can be found in the Library's Programming Policy.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

YOGA FOR HEALTH & PEACE (HYBRID)

10:00am - 11:00am
Exercise, Health & Wellness
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adults, Seniors, Everyone
Program Type: Exercise, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
This Hatha yoga class is designed to strengthen and lengthen your muscles and free your mind. Instructor Stephanie Durso will guide you into each pose and provide alignment cues for holding the pose and breathing deeply. Most poses are performed on a...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Take & Make Craft: Beachy Beaded Bookmark

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Arts & Crafts
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Adult Services Online
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Seniors, Everyone
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
What is a Take & Make Craft? It's easy! You can “take” craft supplies from Long Beach Library and then “make” the craft along with us at home in this fun virtual program!  If you love the beach, then you'll love our August&...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Babies" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.

Children's Family Molly Mouse Time [In Person]

9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Kids, Babies, Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Details:
Join us for this fun IN PERSON family program featuring Molly Mouse Puppet, Music and Movement and Books. YOU MUST SIGN UP FOR EACH WEEKS CLASS INDIVIDUALLY. YOU MUST ATTEND THE CLASS YOU SIGNED UP FOR...NO SWITCHING. YOU MUST BE A LONG BEAC...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Babies" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.

Children's Family Molly Mouse Time [In Person]

10:15am - 10:45am
Storytime
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Kids, Babies, Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
Join us for this fun IN PERSON family program featuring Molly Mouse Puppet, Music and Movement and Books. YOU MUST SIGN UP FOR EACH WEEKS CLASS INDIVIDUALLY. YOU MUST ATTEND THE CLASS YOU SIGNED UP FOR...NO SWITCHING. YOU MUST BE A LONG BEAC...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Babies" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.

Children's Family Molly Mouse Time [In Person]

11:00am - 11:30am
Storytime
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Kids, Babies, Toddlers
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
Join us for this fun IN PERSON family program featuring Molly Mouse Puppet, Music and Movement and Books. YOU MUST SIGN UP FOR EACH WEEKS CLASS INDIVIDUALLY. YOU MUST ATTEND THE CLASS YOU SIGNED UP FOR...NO SWITCHING. YOU MUST BE A LONG BEAC...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Long Beach Writers' Circle (Zoom)

11:00am - 1:00pm
Discussions
Library Branch: Adult Services Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Discussions
Event Details:
If you're a writer and want to join other local writers serious about the craft, then come join our Writers' Circle on Monday from 11am to 1pm!  To join on your computer, tablet, or smartphone: click on the JOIN ZOOM EVENT NOW button ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Elementary School" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Children's Lego Club [In Person]

6:00pm - 6:45pm
Games
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Kids, Elementary School, Teens, Tweens
Program Type: Games
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Join us for for Lego Building Club using our Lego's. Each participant will receive a collection of pieces that will be theirs to build with. Lego pieces will remain in the library between Lego sessions. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

LOW-IMPACT CARDIO WITH LORI (HYBRID)

11:30am - 12:30pm
Exercise, Health & Wellness
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adults, Seniors, Everyone
Program Type: Exercise, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
Event Details:
If you've been sedentary all day, get your blood flowing with Lori Rozell, a certified group fitness instructor. Beginners are welcome in this low-impact cardio class which includes ab strengthening.  This is a hybrid class. You can...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Elementary School" group.
This event is in the "Parents" group.

Children's Pajama Story Time [In Person]

6:00pm - 6:30pm
Storytime
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Kids, Toddlers, Preschool, Elementary School, Parents
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Join Miss Eileen for a Fun Pajama Story Time! Feel free to wear your PJs, bring your favorite lovey and your imagination! We will be enjoying a few themed stories together! This week's theme is Lions in the Library! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adults, Seniors, Everyone
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 29
Event Details:
This challenging workout is for active adults looking for a full-body workout. We will target multiple muscle groups, from your arms and abs to your calves and thighs. Improve functional activity for daily living by increasing your muscular...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Babies" group.
This event is in the "Parents" group.

New Parents Tummy Time & Chat [In Person]

10:30am - 11:30am
Discussions
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Kids, Babies, Parents
Program Type: Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Ask the Tech Guy (In Person)

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Technology
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: 2nd Floor Gallery
Age Group: Adults, Seniors, Everyone
Program Type: Technology
Event Details:
Do you have questions about download eBooks on Overdrive and Libby? Want to learn more about Zoom? Join Long Beach Library's Tech Guy every Wednesday afternoon (in person!) to get answers to your pressing tech questions.   *NOW IN PERSON...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Preschool" group.
This event is in the "Elementary School" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Kids, Preschool, Elementary School
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:
  YOU MUST SIGN UP FOR EACH WEEKS CLASS INDIVIDUALLY. YOU MUST ATTEND THE CLASS YOU SIGNED UP FOR...NO SWITCHING. YOU MUST BE A LONG BEACH RESIDENT WITH A LIBRARY CARD. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

6:30pm - 7:00pm
Updates
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Auditorium (back half)
Age Group: Adults, Seniors, Everyone
Program Type: Updates
Event Details:
Please join the Library Board of Trustees for their August meeting. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Chair Yoga (HYBRID)

9:00am - 10:00am
Exercise
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adults, Seniors, Everyone
Program Type: Exercise
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Details:
This popular Chair Yoga class focuses on a full-body practice and will help strengthen your nervous system and reduce stress and stiffness. Kathleen Regan has been teaching yoga since 1993, and she has been practicing for even longer. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Movin' to Motown!

2:00pm - 2:45pm
Exercise
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Auditorium
Age Group: Adults, Seniors, Everyone
Program Type: Exercise
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 28
Event Details:
Move and groove to your favorite tunes from the 1950s through the 1970s, including Motown classics and Latin hits in this new class from Lisa Wisel, a board-certified Dance/Movement Therapist. Designed to activate, integrate, and heal the body and mi...