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Address: 401 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA 01852
Phone Number: 978-970-4120
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A Gem

This public library in Lowell, MA is a gem, with impressive collections, internet access, gorgeous frescos, majestic stairways and extremely impressive building. The staff is also... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This library is in a late 19th century stone building, and it is worth a tour even if you are not looking for books. The upstairs halls are splendid, like being in a museum.

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Lowell, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

It is more than a Library - there is some of Lowell's history in this place as well. You can read The Lowell Offering which was the literary magazine started by the mill girls in the early days of Lowell. It has been around and helped the various immigrant groups assimilate for over 100 years. Michael Dukakis' father came to... More 

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Chelmsford, Ma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I go to the library every two weeks to rent audio tape books. We travel quite a bit between Maine and Lowell and it's great to listen to a book in the car. Sometimes I need to sit in the driveway to finish a good book!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

This public library in Lowell, MA is a gem, with impressive collections, internet access, gorgeous frescos, majestic stairways and extremely impressive building. The staff is also very helpful. Parking available only on the street.

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Lowell, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This library is worth a visit just for the building. Check out the woodwork and the huge paintings on the Mezzanine. It is a well stocked library. Besides books in English they have significant collections in the languages of recent immigrants to the city. There are also many DVD's. The periodical section is adequate. The furnishings are a bit well... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2012

Fantastic Library, beautiful inside. The Librarians are always pleasant & helpful

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2012

Its a classic library that caters to its core constituency. The librarians in the check out area are very nice, but mostly I love to look at the stained glass and the murals in the reference area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2012

I visit this library frequently. It has beautiful woodwork and interior. It is a lovely old building. The bottom floor has a large section for children. There is a computer section. Upstairs are the stacks and both floors have great reference librarians. It has museum passes for residents with a nice assortment for local and Boston museums. It's a great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2012

This has got to be one of the most beautiful libraries in the country. So historical and grand. A must see on any visit to Lowell.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2011

Gorgeous on the outside, so run down on the inside....rugs are ripped, no a/c, childrens room is not inviting, staff are not friendly....we live in lowell and choose to frequent the Billerica and Tewksbury libraries....cleaner and friendlier.

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Address: 401 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA 01852
Phone Number: 978-970-4120
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Lowell
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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