Mark Twain Neighborhood Library - Long Beach, CA
Posted by: Metro2
N 33° 46.966 W 118° 10.418
11S E 391339 N 3738688
Quick Description: This Library is located at 1401 E. Anaheim St. in Long Beach, CA
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 6/5/2011 12:16:16 PM
Waymark Code: WMBN97
This library is part of a complex that includes a park, recreation center and a community theater.
From the Library's website (visit link
"Mark Twain Neighborhood Library officially opened on February 18, 1930 as the Central Branch Library. It was named due to its geographically central location at 1541 Rose Avenue. On November 15, 1937 the Central Branch Library was officially renamed Mark Twain Library. It moved four more times before moving to its present site on August 11, 2007.
Mark Twain Neighborhood Library is named after the famous writer, Mark Twain, also known as Samuel Langhorne Clemens. Mark Twain was famous for such stories as the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and the Adventures of Tom Sawyer....
Mark Twain Neighborhood Library was the first building in Long Beach to receive the Silver Medal LEED (Leaders in Energy and Environmental Design) Award from the U.S. Green Building Council. The building was designed and constructed to conserve natural resources, increase energy efficiency, and improve indoor air quality.
The Mark Twain Neighborhood library is the largest of the branch libraries."