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Martha Sowell Utley Memorial Library

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Address: 705 W 5th St, Thibodaux, LA 70301-3148
Phone Number: 985 447 4119

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Great Historical Museum

They have a variety of museum artifacts available to view. Tidbits of information plaques and articles to research.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2016
Schriever, Louisiana
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Schriever, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

They have a variety of museum artifacts available to view. Tidbits of information plaques and articles to research.

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Thibodaux, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

This is a new location that opened a few years a go. State of the art technology and great staff make this an enjoyable afternoon. There are TONS of activities scheduled every month so check their website for this month's offerings.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

The Utley Library is the public library for the City of Thibodaux. It features a superior Louisiana Collection dealing with Acadiana. The cook books of Louisiana are interesting. Modern works of fiction and biography are available and it is also a good place for students to study. Some books are also available in French for those who study or read... More 

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Thibodaux, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2012

There are not too many places to hang out in Thibodaux that don’t involve eating or drinking. When the temperatures outside get too hot for you, stop by the library on 5th street to soak in some AC and Hemingway and Rolling Stone magazine. I like to come here to read the papers and magazines, and check out a book... More 

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