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Thomas Crane Public Library

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Thomas Crane Public library has the most helpful, pleasant employees. They are quickly responsive... read more

Reviewed January 15, 2019
gayle d
Quincy, Massachusetts
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The Thomas Crane Library is an impressive historic landmark in the downtown area of Quincy. The... read more

Reviewed November 24, 2018
Dover, New Hampshire
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40 Washington St, Quincy, MA 02169-5346
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Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

Thomas Crane Public library has the most helpful, pleasant employees. They are quickly responsive to requests for book recommendations and research articles. I try to visit at least once or twice weekly. Also, they offer a great variety of presentations on fascinating topics. Great displays...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank gayle d
Reviewed November 24, 2018

The Thomas Crane Library is an impressive historic landmark in the downtown area of Quincy. The large building was designed and built in 1881 by Henry Hobson Richardson, the renowned architect who also designed Boston's famous Trinity Church. The library had been renovated several months...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Great environment, historic well kept building and a paradise for readers, students and tourists and those looking for rare and contemporany books, magazines, newspapers articles for research

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

The library is a beautiful building keeping the gorgeous architectual design of the original section, with the modern addition. They have a bright and welcoming Childrens' section. The people who work there are helpful and knowledgeable.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

It’s a huge public library in the heart of Quincy city. very rich collection of huge books & references.They have their own parking for the peace of mind of library visitors.They are open 7 days a week in different times.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

Just go there for the architecture if nothing else. It's right by the Adams visitor center so just walk across the street and check it out.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 12, 2018

I have been there 4 times this year. It is a great place to bring your used books It gives you more room in your bookcase plus you can take a tax deduction. They have video tapes you can borrow plus a snack bar you...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Donald P
Reviewed June 25, 2018

This library is wonderful! It is a place where you can go and contact your inner place for a serene break from the hustle and bustle. Its air condition so you real enjoy the time.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Mary L
Reviewed April 9, 2018

This is a beautiful old building and you can almost feel the history. The library by itself is good with a great selection and helpful staff & they host a lot of musical performances. I personally love the architecture in the Richardson Reading Room w/the...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed March 14, 2018

Excellent selection of books. Helpful, professional staff. Unfortunately frequented by some adults who are not interested in reading or any of the other services provided.

Date of experience: March 2018
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