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Ogunquit Memorial Library

166 Shore Rd, Ogunquit, ME 03907
207-646-9024
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Ranked #8 of 13 Attractions in Ogunquit
Type: Libraries, Architectural Buildings
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ocala, florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Love this building!!!!! Great selections to choose from and the staff is always willing to help. This is quite an asset for Ogunquit

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Montreal
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

This place is filled with good old and new books. Worth a read ! After we salute the librarian, she said right away "there's no restrooms here". Very inviting : we were coming for the books and didin't ask a thing. She seemed tired to see quiet tourists.

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Dunedin, Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

My sister and I both work for libraries in our home towns, so we had to stop in this charming old town library. The librarian was very friendly and informative. I couldn't remember the name of a Maine mystery writer (only remembered his first name) and she went out of her way to figure out (GERRY BOYLE). Nice quiet spot,... More

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Libertyville, Illinois
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42 reviews 42 reviews
10 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

great looking rock building from the outside. lots of history inside. on a cool or rainy day, sit and read some of the old papers.

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South Deerfield, Massachusetts
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44 reviews 44 reviews
16 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Tiny, but packed full of great books. It is a nice place to take a quiet break from the sun and sand.

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Central New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

The building attracted us to the library. We were lucky enough that it was open at the time we were there. It is the original library, built, I believe, in the1800s. It is small--which only makes it amazingly cozy and beautiful doesn't begin to describe it. It's worth a short--or long visit--length of your visit depending on your interest in... More

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

I had to go in see the inside. Old style with lots of character and the old fashioned card catalogs. Unfortunately, librarian (?) at desk made no response at all when I said I had just come in to look. Totally ignored me. Not even a smile.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

Still uses a card catalog! Usually holds book sales. I love visiting libraries and this one was special. Beautiful facade and lovely memorial garden..

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Santa Barbara
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

We were attracted to peek inside this beautiful stone building. As short term visitors, we didn't check the books but did enjoy the interior design of the rooms.

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Southington, Connecticut
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Beautiful charming library - very small but historic. No computers. Very intimate. Make sure you get a postcard picture of the building. Interesting local historic photos on walls. Worth a visit!

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