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Beautiful library

Definitely worth a stop. I love seeing libraries wherever I go and this one is absolutely lovely... read more

Reviewed June 30, 2018
justmealison
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Rhode Island
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A must do

The JML is great. We used the computers to look up some stuff and bought a book. Spoke w/ the... read more

Reviewed June 6, 2018
MedfordMA
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Medford, Massachusetts
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Jun 30, 2018
“Beautiful library”
Jun 6, 2018
“A must do”
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34 Mount Desert St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1727
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Reviewed August 1, 2018

We stopped by the library while on vacation. It is what we do. The library is lovely. The children's librarian told us that they are expanding the library soon.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jojustjo
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

Definitely worth a stop. I love seeing libraries wherever I go and this one is absolutely lovely. Nice, bright children’s room, too!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank justmealison
Reviewed June 6, 2018

The JML is great. We used the computers to look up some stuff and bought a book. Spoke w/ the librarians. Always a good thing to visit the local library where your visiting. Terrific.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank MedfordMA
Reviewed October 29, 2017

This library was donated by the Jesup family and endowed. The locals support it generously and there is a a great children's room. Look at the stair case curve (hand molded with steam softened wood to build the curve in the stairwell) going to mezzanine...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 16, 2017

As my wife and I travel around, we often visit small town libraries to review exhibits or scan books focused on local history. This gives us some time to relax and learn about the local people, events, and places to visit. We found the librarians...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank MUTigerInIL
Reviewed May 16, 2017

I attended a book signing at the Jesup, which regularly hosts authors for talks and book signings. They are very involved with their community, and they seem to host quite a few events. The event I attended had decorations, food, and comfortable seating for the...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Laura R
Reviewed December 6, 2016

We were one of the last cruise ships stopping in Bar Harbor this year and in desperate need of some free Internet. We found it kind of odd that most shops we went into didn’t have it, so we ended up at the public Library...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank elindoo
Reviewed September 20, 2016

What fun! Knit a sweater for your loved one! Take a class and learn from the pros! Gals teach Guys!!

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank maryjop774
Reviewed July 12, 2016

Sometimes its nice to just curl up with a good book, even on a visit to an outdoor wonderland. Jesup Memorial Library is a lovely old library, something that most people don't have the opportunity to see in our modern world. Beautiful woodwork, attentive and...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Laure H
Reviewed April 16, 2016

It is a great sanctuary to stop in while walking around town. Built in the early 1900's....lots of history of the island. Beautiful wood work.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank mikeinsunshine
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