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Concord Free Public Library

129 Main St, Concord, MA 01742-2494
+1 978-318-3300
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Special Collections

I spent a few days perusing their collection of Alcott holdings. The general part of the library is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Diane D
Nice Special Collections and Thoreau exhibit

This is a wonderful public library. It has a great traditional feel and look plus many of the... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spent a few days perusing their collection of Alcott holdings. The general part of the library is very quaint and the perfect place to rest and read.

Thank Diane D
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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

This is a wonderful public library. It has a great traditional feel and look plus many of the newest library services like a seed library. The highlight was the special exhibit that focuses on the women who were influential in Thoreau's life.

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Reviewed 19 July 2017

It's a perfectly good little library, in an attractive building, but it is much too noisy. And a great part of the noise is produced not by the patrons, but by the staff in the area behind the circulation desk -- constantly talking at a...More

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Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Located right in the heart of downtown Concord, this library is on an elegant red brick building in a quiet area. The interior is loaded with wood book shelves and plenty of tables and chairs for relaxing and having a quiet read. Currently their is...More

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Reviewed 10 March 2017

The Concord library has some really lovely spaces to sit and work in. It is also part of the Minuteman libary network so they can basically order from all the libraries in suburban Boston and have items delivered to the Concord branch, just takes a...More

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Reviewed 6 January 2017

This library should be a stop for any visitors to Concord. It is less than 5 mins walk from the town center. Its historical building has a lot of architecture details and a charming children room. There are many original oil paintings and a wide...More

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Reviewed 6 December 2016

colonial era library, unique architecture and side rooms, research library. terrific selection of magazines, rich history of concord authors' works.

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Reviewed 26 October 2016

The Concord Public Library has a great website that allows a user to browse, put holds on books, and check in to see what the user has checked out. There is also the option of receiving phone texts and or email to notify users about...More

Thank Martha C
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Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Nice people. Great collection. Self checkout. Great PCs. Nice sitting area. Calm and quiet unlike many libraries these days. Kudos!

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Reviewed 12 August 2016

The Wyeth exhibit was interesting and well done for what I would describe as a small town library. Well worth the time to check it out.

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