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Friend Memorial Public Library

1 Reach Road, Brooklin, ME 04616
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Ranked #2 of 3 Attractions in Brooklin
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- Aug 7, 2014
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Gallatin, Tennessee
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85 reviews 85 reviews
13 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

This little haven of gentleness and books resides quietly in the shadow of E.B. White and Roger Angell. Friendly hosts softly chatted with a nosey visitor from away. Free WiFi helps the world intrude even in Brooklin. Come and read a while.

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Waterville, Maine, United States
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36 reviews 36 reviews
5 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

Built in 1912, this tiny Greek Revival building looks like a sweet, old library. Step inside, though, and you will "Wow!" Renovated and updated in the past several years, this is a for-real, gorgeous, up-to-date library and is well-used and well-loved. The librarian was friendly, even though everyone who came in asked, "WHEN was this built?" There was an art... More

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Brooklin, Maine
18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

This lovely library is quintessentially Maine and yet thoroughly modern at the same time. They've just automated and have books to be down-loaded and WiFi - and the atmosphere is completely friendly and as Linus described his pumpkin patch, 'most sincere' and hospitable because of the pleasant and helpful dispositions of the librarian and staff. A screen cottage gets put... More

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