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LB Public Library now offering e-books for residents

June 17, 2011

Filed under Books, Education

Long Beach Public Library is using technology to expand its services to include an e-book (electronic book) collection, an addition to its already popular downloadable audiobook collection. Read More »...

Locally produced cookbook has recipes for pets and their owners

May 13, 2011

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Friends of Long Beach Animals (FOLBA), a local organization dedicated to animal welfare and humane education, has cooked up Pawsitively Perfect Recipes, a compendium of homemade treats for animals and humans, all contributed by local...

Wrigley gardener/author to discuss her latest book, Edible Gardening for California

May 13, 2011

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Local writer and gardener Jennifer E. Beaver will discuss her latest book, Edible Gardening for California, at Gatsby Books on Saturday, May 14 at 2pm. Read More »...


April 22, 2011

Filed under Books, Education

“Launch to Literacy" was the theme of last Friday evening's open house at the Signal Hill Library, 1770 E. Hill St. Read More »...

Bixby Terrace resident ‘races’ to release mystery-book series about female competitive driver

April 8, 2011

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By Brett Ashley Hawkins Editorial Intern With the sudden closure announcements for two Borders bookstores in Long Beach, the future of printed media is in question, with its outlets slowly dwindling in numbers. Read More »...

‘Set a course for adventure’ with something ‘exciting and new’: Cruise Diary

December 3, 2010

Filed under Books, Business

Television fans may recognize the name Jeraldine Saunders as that of the author of the book Love Boats, which inspired the hit television series The Love Boat. What most fans don't know is that the book was autobiographical in nature and tha...

Bibliophile hopes to foster LB literary heart through his passion for books

October 1, 2010

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By Rachael Rifkin Staff Writer Sean Moor's 7-year-old daughter, Audrey, loves checking out books from the Dana Branch Library and fondly remembers attending its free programs like pre-school storytime. Read More »...

Kids encouraged to participate in Library Card Sign-up Month

September 3, 2010

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September is Library Card Sign-up Month, and the Long Beach Public Library is making an effort to ensure that all children in the city have the smartest card of all— a library card.  Read More »...

Former Miss Toyota Grand Prix publishes her first children’s book

August 20, 2010

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Author, former Raiderette and former Miss Toyota Grand Prix Alise Cayen will be signing copies of her book Patty Pom-Poms at Borders Books, 2110 N. Bellflower Blvd. on Sunday, Aug. 22 from 2pm to 4pm. Girls and boys who atte...

LB Reads One Book event concluding with group discussion

March 12, 2010

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All book clubs are invited to join in one great “extravaganza" discussion and exploration around The Soloist on Saturday, March 13 from 1pm to 3pm at the Dana Branch Library, 3680 Atlantic Ave. Special guest will be Lisa Jackert,...

The Old Farmer’s Almanac Focuses on the Younger Set

August 21, 2009

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By Tessa St. Marie Editorial Intern As humans, we are often struck with pertinent and vital quandaries. Quandaries like, are loofahs edible? How many plastic bags are used each year? Why is Philo T. Farnsworth famous? Questi...

Dreiser novel slated for next Lit Society meeting

July 17, 2009

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Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser will be the next book discussed at the Bixby Knolls Business Improvement Association's Literary Society meeting. In the novel, a young woman takes the train to Chicago in search of work in 1889, t...

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