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Edgartown Public Library

58 North Water Street, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539
508-627-1373
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Ranked #5 of 16 Attractions in Edgartown
Type: Libraries, Cultural
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Type: Libraries, Cultural
Hours:
Mon 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue - Wed 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thu - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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NY
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Great, cozy space. They also have a free book swap area in the foyer. I always take a book/leave a book when I visit.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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64 reviews 64 reviews
37 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Hurry up and see the old Carnegie library before they move into there new library. A classic public library with internet, books, and news papers to enjoy. Not to mention friendly library staff ! You can even get a free library card as a Massachusetts resident, or a small fee for outside residency. I would recommend getting one if you... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Great books, nice librarians and plenty of other media. Cool place to escape the crowds and the heat in summer. Get a book bag and support this gem!!!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

As a Massachusetts resident, sign up for a temporary library card and grab a book or DVD for later at the hotel.

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Southport CT
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117 reviews 117 reviews
48 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

The kids ran out of books to read (huh?) on vacation... we were able to get our own CLAMS card and check out books for them, cookbooks, for me, NYT crossword puzzle copies every day... The children's resource librarian stands head and shoulders above any other we've met: her patience with the wiffle waffle pre-teens was honorary... we will be... More 

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Gloucester City, New Jersey
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66 reviews 66 reviews
33 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

We enjoyed a free jazz concert on the front lawn on a Thursday night. It's nice to have the wifi available there, and it's conveniently located in town. Nonresidents can get a temporary card for $10, which might be worth it if you're staying for a while or if you will check out a lot of materials while you're there.

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Edgartown, Massachusetts
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

Cool and comfortable, go in and read up-to date papers in comfortable chairs . Free Wi-fi and free 15min on their computers if you don't have a smart phone I guess most people do these days but convenient for oversees visitors. Very helpful staff who are used to all nationalities. Off season they screen some great movies ( Downton Abbey)... More 

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Capital District, NY
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

Walking back to the hotel we discovered a concert was about to begin so we sat down and enjoyed the music of a local musician. Very enjoyable.

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glencove1
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56 reviews 56 reviews
15 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

Comfortable. Good Internet connection. Lovely staff. Wonderful book collection. Got idea for part of my new book here.

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Connecticut
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

Dropped in on a rainy Friday morning and stayed for 2 hours. The librarians organized an impromptu story hour and coloring session...very nice little play area and accommodating staff.

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