Long Beach Public Library has books, magazines, newspapers, films, compact discs, recorded books, large print materials, electronic databases…. over 190,000 items in all formats available to meet your recreational and informational needs. At the central library, a trained professional reference staff offers help in answering all types of informational questions. There is career information and an array of programs for all age groups. The Adult Services Dept. has seventeen (17) computers for public use. The Youth Services Dept. assists children, parents, caregivers and teachers; they also have seven (7) computers for use by young people. Our monthly newsletter, Channels, describes the Library’s current programs and activities. To receive information about upcoming events call: (516) 432-7201.