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Address: Lenox, MA
Description: This 1815 library is on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Lovely classic library

A beautiful small-town New England library, worth a visit. In the downtown area of Lenox, in the Berkshires.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Andover, Massachusetts
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Andover, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

A beautiful small-town New England library, worth a visit. In the downtown area of Lenox, in the Berkshires.

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Lenox, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The library opens at 11 AM this morning. You would sign up for your spot to buy the tix that were available. You return at noon and procure those tix that remain available.

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Sylvania, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

History and good reading spots...all make for a terrific spot in one's day! We stopped in to explore and were taken in by the book sale, the comfortable reading sections, helpful tips on good books, and having the opportunity to be in a real library!

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Brattleboro, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

A beautiful building inside and out! Walked in just to look around, and found a vibrant contemporary library (computers available, DVDs and audio books, plus the usual hard back volumes). An extensive collection, a beautiful and well used children's area, and a large quiet reading room with comfy wing-back chairs, thick carpets, and that grand silence of libraries long past.... More 

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Northampton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Clean air and peaceful, I am a well experience cosmopolitan raver and it is a great place to practice it and further I play like keith moon on the drums . Wear cotton in your ears .

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Boxborough, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

I wasn't sure why this was listed as a place to visit but I am glad that we listened. The library is housed in an old courthouse. The architecture is quite interesting and we were impressed with how they made it work as a library. We didn't have an opportunity to take advantage of it but they have a very... More 

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New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The building is historical and comfortable. Not your average library. We stopped by for a book sale.

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Fort Myers, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This little gem is a working library and historical museum all in one and available to you for free. Several displays with artifacts going back over 100 years. Often on the weekends, there will be some kind of festival in the lawn next to the building.

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Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

A wonderful, quiet place to read a magazine between touring around town. Comfortable grand chairs and tables. Great book sale, too!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

A combination of historic New England and modern conveniences. Sharon Hawkes heads the library and does an A+ job. Many events are held at the library so check the schedule.

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Address: Lenox, MA
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Berkshires  >  Lenox

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