Longview Public Library

The Longview Public Library is located at 222 West Cotton Street in a spacious 35,000 square foot facility built in 1987.

About Longview

Established in 1871, Longview's major industries were cotton farming, cattle ranching and oil production when East Texas became a leading producer during the oil boom of the 1930's. Most notably, in 1945 inventor and entrepreneur R. G. LeTourneau opened a large manufacturing plant for heavy machinery and earth moving equipment in Longview. Shortly after in 1946, he founded LeTourneau Technical Institute, which later became LeTourneau University.

Contact

Linda Laminack

903-237-1350

llaminack@longview.lib.tx.us

Address

Longview Public Library
222 W. Cotton St.
Longview, TX 75601

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Description

The Longview Public Library is located at 222 West Cotton Street in a spacious 35,000 square foot facility built in 1987.

About Longview

Established in 1871, Longview's major industries were cotton farming, cattle ranching and oil production when East Texas became a leading producer during the oil boom of the 1930's. Most notably, in 1945 inventor and entrepreneur R. G. LeTourneau opened a large manufacturing plant for heavy machinery and earth moving equipment in Longview. Shortly after in 1946, he founded LeTourneau Technical Institute, which later became LeTourneau University.