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Address: Fairhaven, MA
Phone Number: +1 508-992-5342
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09:00 - 20:00
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Mon 09:00 - 20:00
Tue 09:00 - 18:00
Wed 09:00 - 20:00
Thu - Fri 09:00 - 18:00
Sat 09:00 - 15:00
Description:

A tribute to Henry Huttleston Rogers' daughter.

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Great history and selection.

This place is amazing for all ages if you are a fan of books and historic buildings. I have 2 kids that are younger that enjoyed this library and the friendly staff.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 October 2016
wranglernwss22
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Evans, Colorado
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Evans, Colorado
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105 reviews
62 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

This place is amazing for all ages if you are a fan of books and historic buildings. I have 2 kids that are younger that enjoyed this library and the friendly staff.

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Thank wranglernwss22
Fairhaven, Massachusetts
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23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful area of Fairhaven and very historical building. We needed some books for our daughter 's masters classes, staff was very helpful finding and getting it sent to this library for pickup. A few days later was notified it was there ready for us.

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Thank dedebeach47
Largo, Florida
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56 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Built in the late 1800's to memorialize the daughter of a wealthy couple, this has to be one of the most eye-appealing, castle-like library's in the US.

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Thank GLM2468
Fairhaven, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

This beautiful library has a good selection of fiction and non-fiction. The children's section is well stocked with a wide range of reading levels. Staff is helpful. I use the library in person, on line for ebook orders and to place holds on books I wish to read.

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Thank ClaireFG42
Fairhaven, Massachusetts
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23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

The Millicent Library is an architectural masterpiece, well worth a visit. The collection of local history material is superb. If you can't visit, check out the website, which has a vast amount of information.

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Thank 31mbel
Massachusetts
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

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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Thank TwoNoTrump
Fairhaven, Massachusetts, United States
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 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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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 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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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 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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Thank Nancy D
Fairhaven, Massachusetts
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75 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 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

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