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Martha Sowell Utley Memorial Library

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Use your local library

I am a firm believer in using your local library. It is a great place to get dvds for free. Clean... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Beth F
Thibodaux, Louisiana, Usa
Lovely downtown location

Set off in the downtown area gives you not only a quiet location but a lovely sight for an... read more

Reviewed September 28, 2017
Jeannie D
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4 weeks ago
“Use your local library”
Sep 28, 2017
“Lovely downtown location”
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705 W 5th St, Thibodaux, LA 70301-3148
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am a firm believer in using your local library. It is a great place to get dvds for free. Clean place

Thank Beth F
Reviewed September 28, 2017

Set off in the downtown area gives you not only a quiet location but a lovely sight for an afternoon walk. The library is large and well laid out with a meeting room for activities or for community information. Hip Hop Abs is so fun.

Thank Jeannie D
Reviewed October 21, 2016

The place was clean and well organized. The staff tried to help where they could but the movie I want to take out was not available. So we took out Flash Dance instead, which did not have to be returned for two weeks. I like...More

Thank Greg G
Reviewed June 3, 2016

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

Thank Roxiee985
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.

Thank A A
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...More

Thank jtinsley
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...More

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