We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Public library Hyannis

401 Main St, Hyannis, MA 02601-3903
+1 508-775-2280
Share
Save
Review Highlights
Weekend Getaway

What a great variety of books. The library has a separate little area that sells books. Great... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
alo t
Cozy, well-stocked, great sale

The Hyannis library is housed in a tiny, charming wooden cottage directly on the Main St. Apart... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2017
kratky
,
Prague
Read all 11 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good9%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
4 weeks ago
“Weekend Getaway”
11 Sep 2017
“Cozy, well-stocked, great sale”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
401 Main St, Hyannis, MA 02601-3903
CONTACT
+1 508-775-2280
Write a ReviewReviews (11)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Filter

1 - 10 of 10 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a great variety of books. The library has a separate little area that sells books. Great deals! Found some great books on tape and reading for the beach.

Thank alo t
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 11 September 2017

The Hyannis library is housed in a tiny, charming wooden cottage directly on the Main St. Apart from lending books, it has a sale on with paperbacks for 50c and hardbacks for $1. The selection is quite nice -- from a spattering of classics to...More

Thank kratky
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Great library that is not part of the Town of Barnstable (Hyannis is just a village within Barnstable) but an Association that has been in place forever! Charming older building (c. 1790) right downtown. Pretty good selection, a full floor for children, too! Great book...More

Thank susanf989
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 22 February 2017

I enjoy the programs the library director arranges, from poetry readings to lectures about film and the Beatles, etc. There are refreshments, too, which is a nice bonus. The library is clean and attractive. The historic part of the building is a used-book shop where...More

Thank LibraPi
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Hyannis Public Library like many of the libraries on the Cape has many old books that are out of print so it is a treat to be able to take them out, There is a lot of history in that place!

Thank Carol M
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 14 September 2016

The library is a combination of the original sea captains house circa 1790 on Main Street and a new addition built on the back. The library is a partner with "Clam Shell" inter-library lending. If the book is someplace on the Clam Shell system you...More

1  Thank s jason m
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We loved our stay in Hyannis and the concert at The Melody Tent. There are very good restaurants and gift shops. Near the harbor for a trip to the Islands.

Thank mamalou811
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Charming, small but comprehensive public library - one of the few in Massachusetts open on Saturdays. Located in the hear of Main Street, by the JFK Museum, post office, the old Town Hall. Mega-plus: rooms of used books for sale, 50 cent s for paperbacks,...More

Thank deborah_sangabriel
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Great place to get some books to read on vacation or at the beach. The staff is very helpful and friendly Large children's department downstairs and a great place to go on a rainy day.

Thank Robin I
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 16 July 2016

The Hyannis Public Library is on Main Street and adjacent to a large parking lot with six hour free parking. It has a nice children's section downstairs, as well as an adult center. There is free wifi and a computer center to use. It was...More

Thank frugalarnie
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 22 hotels in Hyannis
Cape Cod Inn
130 reviews
.13 km away
Courtyard Resort
52 reviews
.18 km away
SeaCoast Inn
1 285 reviews
.19 km away
Hyannis Inn
224 reviews
.19 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Caffe Gelato Bertini
193 reviews
.05 km away
Common Ground Cafe
226 reviews
.07 km away
Pizza Barbone
549 reviews
.08 km away
Portside Tavern
185 reviews
.19 km away
Nearby Attractions
Cape Cod Maritime Museum
55 reviews
.41 km away
John F Kennedy Hyannis Museum
930 reviews
.04 km away
Main Street Hyannis
985 reviews
.10 km away
St. Francis Xavier Church
106 reviews
.33 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Public library Hyannis staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
;