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Address: Fairhaven, MA
Phone Number: 5089925342
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9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Mon 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tue 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wed 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thu - Fri 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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A tribute to Henry Huttleston Rogers' daughter.

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Historic library

The Millicent Library is great place for locals to pickup books, movies and CDs. It's also a wonderful place for tourists for its architecture, history and ghost stories! Built... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2016
Katrina M
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Fairhaven, Massachusetts, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Millicent Library in the beautiful center of Fairhaven, MA was donated by Henry H. Rogers in memory of his daughter in 1893. The ornate, yet cozy building has been beautifully maintained, and although small, has lovely places to read and work. It has a limited number of books, but it is a member of the SAILS network, so any... More 

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Fairhaven, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

The Millicent Library is great place for locals to pickup books, movies and CDs. It's also a wonderful place for tourists for its architecture, history and ghost stories! Built by Henry Huttleston Rogers and named for his daughter Millicent.

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Thank Katrina M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

History at your feet is this beautiful building, I suggest you take your time in appreciating the time worn stone work along the foundation of the building

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Thank 842danettes
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

This place has a very cozy atmosphere. The building has a very ancient detailed structure. A lot of history. People are so friendly. Do visit

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Fairhaven, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

Charming historic library currently getting some restoration. We came for tot story time and my little one enjoyed the stories and play time that followed.

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Thank Jenn M
Fairhaven, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

The people at the library are very helpful. They have a large assortment of not only books but magazine & videos.

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Fairhaven, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

This library is amazing. A great place to lose yourself. Don't forget your camera, the architecture is one of a kind.

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Fairhaven, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016

Many levels at this library. Located in historic fairhaven. The building is beautiful and located in the residential area.

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Montville, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 via mobile

I'm in love with this library. Love the history too. Not too big but they have a nice children's section and a vintage feel for the whole building. Glad we brought our little bookworm here! The staff in the children's section informed us of the Fun Friday the state was having yesterday and we ended up visiting the Plimoth Plantation... More 

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Thank Aissanne
Brookline, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The Millicent Library was a gift to Fairhaven from Henry Huttleston Rogers, CEO of Standard Oil in the 19th century in memory of his daughter Millicent who died at age 19. Henry's roll-top desk he used when working in New York for Standard Oil is displayed in a room filled with 21st century video DVRs. There are beautiful portraits of... More 

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