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Long Beach Public Library, serving an area of 480,000 residents, has a collection of 1,000,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 23,000 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 11,500 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.

Staffing consists of 168 employees, of whom 56 are fully accredited librarians, plus volunteers. The system comprises one central library and 11 branch libraries. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $1,380,000. Patrons make 1,260,000 visits annually, and check out materials 2,200,000 times. Forty-six percent of all check-outs are children's materials.

Location: 101 Pacific Ave., Long Beach California 90822 Telephone 562-570-6291

Other Public Libraries nearby:
(Anaheim) Anaheim Public Library
(Beverly Hills) Beverly Hills Public Library
(Monterey Park) Bruggemeyer Memorial Library
(Cerritos) City of Cerritos Public Library
(Colton) Colton Public Library
(Corona) Corona Public Library


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OC Greek Food Fest Anaheim CA May17-19 The OC Greek Food Festival celebrates the best of Greek food, music, dancing and culture. Experience authentic Greek foods and homemade Greek pastries; traditional Greek dancing and Greek music.
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