Planned server maintenance Sunday, May 16 - Due to planned server maintenance, the Library website will be unavailable between 3-4 p.m. and there may be brief outages until 8 p.m. Our catalog will be available during the website outage. Thank you for your patience.
Road to Reopening - Access to Library buildings is reduced to limit the spread of COVID-19. Some locations are offering limited services including in-building services up to 5 days per week, and many are accepting returns daily. Find currently available Library services at www.spl.org/RoadToReopening.
Material Quarantine - To ensure the safety of patrons and
staff, all returned items will be quarantined – and will remain on your account
– for a minimum of 24 hours before being checked in.
"Isaiah Quintabe is no longer IQ, the genius of East Long Beach; instead, he's a man on the road and on the run, hiding in a small Northern California town when his room is broken into by a desperate young man on the trail of the state's most prolific serial killer. His old partner, Juanell Dodson, must go straight or lose his wife and child. His devil's bargain? An internship at an LA advertising agency, where it turns out the rules of the street have simply been dressed in business casual, but where the aging company's fortunes may well rest on their ability to attract a younger demographic. Dodson--"the hustler's hustler"--just may be the right man for the job"--