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Fernie Heritage Library

492 3rd Ave, Fernie, British Columbia V0B 1M0, Canada
250 423-4458
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Ranked #2 of 20 Attractions in Fernie
Type: Libraries, Cultural
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Type: Libraries, Cultural

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Toronto, Canada
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
16 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

They have a nice selection of current titles as well as the classics. This month they are also offering a large selection of books for sale at reasonable prices. I picked up a few bargains. They have dvds as well and if they don't have it in you can reserve it. We ordered a few titles from other branches and... More 

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Sparwood, Canada
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43 reviews 43 reviews
20 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

I love this library, it has been well kept, fairly good selection and the best part about it is the beautiful heritage building it is in.

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Fernie
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

This incredible heritage building is a gem. For a small community, it packs a lot of punch. Movie rentals, photocopying, internet, and of course a rather good selection of books and magazines. The library also has an excellent children's programme & a series of visiting author's talks. As well as other special events. If you are just visiting check the... More 

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Fernie
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

This is a heritage building in Fernie and the view from the large windows of the sourounding mountains is spectacular. They have programs for after school as well as during the morning for the very young. There is readin space upstairs and a play area for the younger ones downstairs. The staff is very helpful and very courteous. One of... More 

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Fernie, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

The staff are very helpful and friendly and the building offers a glimpse of the Fernie history. It offers internet access and photocopying for a small fee. Great selection of books and some movie rentals.

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Sparwood, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

lots of selection and great friendly staff. well organized, great atmosphere. They also have an extensive collection of local history in their archieves.

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Fernie, Canada
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
26 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

They try and get you any book ever written. Pleasent reading areas good computer lending. Good and helpful staff.

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Huddersfield
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

the staff were lovely and it was nice to see a bit of the towns history. We visited on our day of not skiing, I wish we could move to this town I love it

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Fernie, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012

We try to come every week; great staff, very knowledgeable and approachable. Good selection of books, DVDs and magazines.

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Golden, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012

The building itself is beautiful to look at. There is an old-style wide staircase with thick wooden handrails that lead to the second floor. They have a host of programs for kids. The one that I frequent is called Toddler time where a lady named Sandra reads stories, sings songs and organizes activities to a group of captivated little ones.... More 

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