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Address: 6A, Barnstable, MA
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Mon 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wed - Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Dripping with history

The Sturgis Library is a lovely old building that has seen a lot of changes over the years. Lots of additions and renovations but the original feel and historical significance is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
athelfrith
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warwick, rhode island
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warwick, rhode island
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55 reviews 55 reviews
30 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

The Sturgis Library is a lovely old building that has seen a lot of changes over the years. Lots of additions and renovations but the original feel and historical significance is still very obvious. It's wonderful to just walk slowly around and take in all the lovely paintings, furniture and ambiance. A great place to find a book, do some... More 

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Barnstable, Massachusetts
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Visit the Sturgis Library where you will find not only a fabulous collection of books, but an extensive collection for genealogy research, art, craft, children's reading and movies. The staff is so well-versed and helpful. Stop in!

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Barnstable, Massachusetts
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62 reviews 62 reviews
9 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

Sturgis Library, located in the oldest building housing a public Library in the country is noted for it's extensive research materials tracing families with roots or ties to Cape Cod. It also has a vast library on maritime history and the fishing and whaling industries that sustained the Cape's economy for several generations. With a large selections of books of... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

This library is a treasure. Not only is it historic, but it is quaint, vibrant and helpful. It has a special geneological area. It often has lectures available for the community.

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Bellingham, Massachusetts, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

We were able to access what we needed at the library to plan our hiking day! The computers were available to us!

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Akron, Ohio
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10 reviews 10 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012

Loved the Sturgis Library, which has all the modern library amenities combined with an old, colorful history (it has a possible claim to being the (or one of) the oldest in the country.

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