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Roswell P. Flower Memorial Library

229 Washington St, Watertown, NY 13601-3324
+1 315-785-7705
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Magnificent library

One of my favorite libraries. Great architecture. Classic. WOrth stopping to look around. Lots of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Michael M
A beautiful relaxing place

Architecturally beautiful and a must see for visitors. The place just has great vibes and the decor... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2018
Val D
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229 Washington St, Watertown, NY 13601-3324
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Reviewed yesterday

One of my favorite libraries. Great architecture. Classic. WOrth stopping to look around. Lots of watertown history. Right near the cneter of town.

Thank Michael M
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Reviewed 10 February 2018

Architecturally beautiful and a must see for visitors. The place just has great vibes and the decor and staff only add to the atmosphere. Not just a place to borrow books. Has so much to offer and the BEST place to just relax and soak...More

Thank Val D
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Flower Memorial Library is not just any library. It is a wonderful example of Watertown's history from an architectural standpoint. Through all the renovations, they have managed to keep the integrity and beauty of this building. As a library, it is quiet, the staff is...More

Thank fun2cruzjanet
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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

This is a wonderful place to visit if you're looking for relaxation & a large selection of reading material. Love the read & return paperbacks... Also the place to go if you are doing any family history searches!

Thank Anne V
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

I have been visiting the Watertown area for over 30 years and have finely visited the Roswell Memorial Library. What a treat! It is one of the most Beautiful Buildings in the entire North Country. Do yourself a favor and place this on your bucket...More

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Reviewed 26 September 2017

I lived in the Watertown Area for 1 year and spent many hours at this library. What a beautiful, historic building that has been restored for patrons enjoyment. The grand piano was always a favorite to play when I visited. Reading material is superb for...More

Thank FiveinthefamilyNY
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Reviewed 30 July 2017

I had never taken so many pictures of a library! Wow! It was so beautiful! This building was given to become a library in honor to Roswell P. Flower. His statue is inside this library. There was one condition, to "devote no less than 5000...More

Thank Robby G C
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Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

This library is beautiful, but not much to enjoy if you are from out of town. Good for a quick look.

Thank WVherd82
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Reviewed 27 February 2017

Visited library during our 3 day stay. It was very close to our hotel (Best Western) and no charge for touring the facility. It was in the middle of renovation so not able to see the whole library but what we saw was beautiful. Worth...More

Thank cuba9999
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

Very nice and friendly and more updated with computers for people to use that do not have them to use at home

Thank Crick112
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