Press Release

Long Beach Public Library
101 Pacific Avenue

Long Beach, CA 90822

Phone: (562) 570-7500

Fax: (562) 570-7408


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Two Author Events Presented by the Long Beach Public Library Foundation
Contact :Darla Wegener, Manager, Main Library Services    562-570-6420

As part of National Library Month, join us for free and exciting author events at Mark Twain Library and Main Library, thanks to the Long Beach Public Library Foundation. On Saturday, April 12, at 2 PM the Mark Twain Library hosts “Dictionary Day for Everyone” with Jeri Chase Ferris, author of Noah Webster and his Words and Neil Steven Klayman, author of Boris Ate a Thesaurus.

On Thursday, April 17, at 6 PM in the Main Library auditorium the Foundation presents a “Coming Home Long Beach” event with former U.S. Army Captain and New York Times bestselling author Luis Carlos Montalván with his dog Tuesday.  Mr. Montalván discusses his life-changing experience in his heartwarming book Until Tuesday: A Wounded Warrior and the Golden Retriever Who Saved Him.  The Main Library is located at 101 Pacific Avenue at Ocean Boulevard in Long Beach and the Mark Twain Neighborhood Library is located at 1401 E. Anaheim Street at Gundry Avenue. 

To learn more about Long Beach Public Library services and events, please call 562-570-7500 or visit

Long Beach Public Library, founded in 1896, serves a diverse urban city of close to half a million people. The Long Beach Public Library system includes a Main Library, eleven unique Neighborhood Libraries, and a vibrant online presence. With an emphasis on providing free and equal access to information and support for lifelong-learning, the Library offers books, media, downloads, databases, Internet access, Family Learning Centers, and a variety of programs ranging from story times to literacy and cultural programs.