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Brewster Public Library

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Great,Nice and quiet

Wonderful staff. However the library grew out of its original structure 40 years ago. I've amazing... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Lou R
Brewster, New York, United States
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Small library

Small library with big heart. Can find most what you are looking or will order from other... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2016
Brewster, New York
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  • Very good48%
  • Average13%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible0%
11 Jul 2018
“Outstanding Service & huge access to books”
21 Jun 2018
“Great local library with community spirit.”
Edith Diehl started the Brewster Public Library in 1896 with a collection of 500 books at a storefront on Park Street. The present Federal style building donated by Andrew Ferris opened in 1931. The collection now contains over 30,000 items...more
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79 Main St, Brewster, NY 10509-1488
+1 845-279-6421
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Reviewed 11 July 2018

I have started using the Brewster Library as they always have a best seller available or can get it quickly on the Hudson Valley Library system. They are always polite and helpful.. The Head Librarian Gina and her asst Stephen have even assisted me in...More

Reviewed 21 June 2018

As a regular patron, I am proud of our local library and the services it provides to Brewster. Their website provides all pertinent information, and the staff is professional, always willing to help. Aside from the obvious service of lending books, the library offers various...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2017

I am often disappointed when looking for books here. More often than not they do not have what I am looking for. The aisles between the shelves are very narrow. They offer very little in the way of programming for adults as opposed to other...More

Thank trina h
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

The place needs renovation right away. The people are very friendly and nice but the building smells mold.it is a very old building.

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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Wonderful staff. However the library grew out of its original structure 40 years ago. I've amazing staff is what keeps it going.

Thank Lou R
Reviewed 20 December 2016

My husband was chasing his genealogy from the west coat to the east coast, where he was born. The Brewster Library had some info we needed, very nice people. In one corner there was someone teaching English to someone who looked Puerto Rican in origin....More

Thank America P
Reviewed 11 April 2016

This formerly homey and friendly library has undergone a dramatic transformation. No longer a friendly atmosphere; staff is now being browbeaten by a nasty new director. Several staff members have resigned because this. Unfortunately, she has the Board of Trustees wrapped around her little finger....More

Thank MikkiMikkiArt
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Small library with big heart. Can find most what you are looking or will order from other libraries in system. Offering all types of programs to participate in, not just for reading. Nice to have museum passes for the patrons to use. Use of computers...More

Thank BCR37
Reviewed 20 August 2015

I grew up in Brewster and the public library was there, through it all. It was where I did research for high school history projects as well as undergraduate papers for college. It is a small library when compared to some of the neighboring towns,...More

Thank pattersonflower
Reviewed 10 August 2015

Michele the librarian in late aft & eve is outstanding. Knowledgeable of books and friendly. Always available and never distracted. Variety of books is excellent but they order within the system and get them quick. I visit several libraries around NY and this is very...More

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