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Concord Free Public Library

129 Main St, Concord, MA 01742-2494
+1 978-318-3300
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Nice Collection, But Much Too Noisy

It's a perfectly good little library, in an attractive building, but it is much too noisy. And a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
MR_20142014
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Beautiful Classic Library

Located right in the heart of downtown Concord, this library is on an elegant red brick building in... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2017
Gumgrove
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Spring, Texas
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  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a perfectly good little library, in an attractive building, but it is much too noisy. And a great part of the noise is produced not by the patrons, but by the staff in the area behind the circulation desk -- constantly talking at a...More

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Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Located right in the heart of downtown Concord, this library is on an elegant red brick building in a quiet area. The interior is loaded with wood book shelves and plenty of tables and chairs for relaxing and having a quiet read. Currently their is...More

Thank Gumgrove
Reviewed 10 March 2017

The Concord library has some really lovely spaces to sit and work in. It is also part of the Minuteman libary network so they can basically order from all the libraries in suburban Boston and have items delivered to the Concord branch, just takes a...More

Thank Sheila F
Reviewed 6 January 2017

This library should be a stop for any visitors to Concord. It is less than 5 mins walk from the town center. Its historical building has a lot of architecture details and a charming children room. There are many original oil paintings and a wide...More

2  Thank 879dawnw
Reviewed 6 December 2016

colonial era library, unique architecture and side rooms, research library. terrific selection of magazines, rich history of concord authors' works.

Thank Perspectech
Reviewed 26 October 2016

The Concord Public Library has a great website that allows a user to browse, put holds on books, and check in to see what the user has checked out. There is also the option of receiving phone texts and or email to notify users about...More

Thank Martha C
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Nice people. Great collection. Self checkout. Great PCs. Nice sitting area. Calm and quiet unlike many libraries these days. Kudos!

Thank DeaverB
Reviewed 12 August 2016

The Wyeth exhibit was interesting and well done for what I would describe as a small town library. Well worth the time to check it out.

Thank delane r
Reviewed 24 June 2016

The building itself is beautiful, plenty of polished wood, wonderful layout, open spaces and separate rooms for quiet study and reading. Comfortable chairs in most rooms and the area near the front desk. Good book selection and an art exhibit. I wanted to stay just...More

1  Thank mszymcik
Reviewed 25 May 2016

My wife is a librarian, so we make an effort to visit libraries whenever we travel and had high expectations for the Concord Public Library, given the historical significance and literary tradition of the area. It is a lovely little library that I am quite...More

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