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Address: 58 North Water Street, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539
Phone Number: 508-627-1373
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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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At times it can get a bit frenzied in town and this darling and very functional facility offers a lovely respite from all the tourism and dining experiences found just outside its... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Westchester, NY
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Westchester, NY
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101 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

At times it can get a bit frenzied in town and this darling and very functional facility offers a lovely respite from all the tourism and dining experiences found just outside its doors. If you are a card holder you will find a very satisfactory collection of books, DVD's, services, and activities at your disposal. Even if you do not... More 

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Marlboro, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Very quaint, quiet and welcoming little place that brings back memories of libraries of the past, when we were children. There is nothing to dislike.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We spent a few hours reading books and enjoying the old (Carnegie) part of the library. The library will soon be moving to another location.

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NY
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61 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 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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53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014 via mobile

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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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 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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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
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 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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Address: 58 North Water Street, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539
Phone Number: 508-627-1373
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Martha's Vineyard  >  Edgartown
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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