Events & Classes See our Story Times, Book Clubs, and Special Events Calendar. Join the free Khmer/Cambodian Language class. Classes are held every Saturday in the Mark Twain Library Community Room: adults (9:00-10:30AM), beginners (9:00-10:30AM), 10:30-12:30 Alphabet and Numbers Class (all ages), and 10:30-12:30 Reading, Writing, and Grammar (all ages). No pre-registration required.
Special Collections The Mark Twain Neighborhood Library offers the largest collection of Khmer language books in the United States. The Library also offers an extensive English language collection of all things Cambodian, from history and culture to cookbooks and travel.
Technology LBPL cardholders have access to public computers with internet, Microsoft Office, and printing. Access is on a first come basis and is limited to 60 minutes per day.
Mobile Printing Send and print documents from any smartphone, tablet or laptop and pick them up at the print release station. Use one of the mobile apps or email your document to the printer.
Facility Rental The community meeting room has a capacity of 79 and is available on a rental basis.
History Mark Twain Library opened in February 1930 as the Central Branch Library on Rose Avenue. After several moves, a new 16,000 square-foot library was built and opened in August 2007. The 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.