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Address: 492 3rd Ave, Fernie, British Columbia V0B 1M0, Canada
Phone Number: +1 250-423-4458
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Gorgeous historical library

The historic Fernie Library is a joy to visit. The tall windows frame the mountain view while you sit and read on the couch with your child. Excellent free childrens programming... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 September 2016
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Fernie, British Columbia, Canada
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Fernie, British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

The historic Fernie Library is a joy to visit. The tall windows frame the mountain view while you sit and read on the couch with your child. Excellent free childrens programming, always something new happening for them. If you get the chance go to the Gala fundraising event where you can dine in style inside the library!

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Thank LuckyHowseWife
Fernie, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

The library is just off the downtown 2nd Ave and easy to find. It's not huge, but has enough for a town this size. It's also a historic building once being the town police station. It's architecturally pretty interesting if you're into that sort of thing.

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Thank Vince M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

Amazing and warm place in Fernie to visit, if you need abit of peace and quiet Fernie library is by far the best place to get it. When the downhill ski or mountain biking gets to much walk into the library and wind down. The staff members always have great smiles and are always happy to help you, love being... More 

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Thank Coren S
North Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016

The library is on three floors -- a kids area and washrooms and meeting rooms in the basement, main desk and some books on the ground floor, and on 2 most of the shelves, work tables, reference room, and more. Features -- lots of comfy seating, free wi-fi, plenty of light for reading, a lift if you don't feel like... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016

This library shows everything that is good about small town libraries. Great community atmosphere. Lots of activities, and a very carefully and well chosen collection. A real pleasure.

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Thank strideson
Fernie, Canada
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177 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

In a day and age where we rely heavily on the internet for research, etc. it is nice to have a facility such as the Fernie Library to offset our computer craziness. The library is always renewing their inventory and keeping relevant. The library is also keeping current by offering all sorts of sessions and programs with authors and child/teenager... More 

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Fernie, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

In a day and age where people have a tendency to check out their iPad or go to a big box store for good reads this is a great alternative. There are ample children's selections, tons of research books and a good selection of every genre for adults. In addition, the staff are very generous with their time and will... More 

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Fernie, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

lots of different reading material and other media, staff are super friendly and the kids programs are awesome

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Thank Jay C
Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2015

We went to the library to do some family tree research and the staff were really helpful. Turned out they had a book of old houses in the area which they were kind enough to sieve through for us but unfortunately the house we were looking for wasn't in there. They also recommended we use the computer resources to access... More 

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Thank bexbris
Fernie, British Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2015

The best library in BC such amazing staff always ready to help and the best kids programming and what a building to host it all in

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