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Southwest Harbor Public Library

Opens in 12 min: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Great quiet place to visit.

Needed to charge phone & quickly check email. A great spot to connect to outside world for a few... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2018
Wayne, New Jersey
Sweet community service oriented library. Love them!

This is the most adorable small town library and so welcoming to us out of towners. We stay in... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Farmington, New Hampshire
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23 Aug 2018
“Great quiet place to visit.”
6 Aug 2018
“Sweet community service oriented library. Love them!”
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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338 Main St, Southwest Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04679-4243
+1 207-244-7065
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Reviewed 23 August 2018

Needed to charge phone & quickly check email. A great spot to connect to outside world for a few minutes.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank robertcK8229NE
Reviewed 7 August 2018

As a ten-year-old, my grandfather would bring me to the Library each week, to return a book and get a new one. Kinda got me hooked on reading which I still do.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 6 August 2018

This is the most adorable small town library and so welcoming to us out of towners. We stay in Tremont with zero internet and 1g cell service. The free internet service from this library has "saved us" more than once when we needed to track...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank CynNH48
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

I love this library. $20 guest pass (returned if you want at the end of your stay). Great selection and helpful engaged staff. We always make this our first stop! They even let pups in!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank khlaw
Reviewed 4 July 2018

The gracious library staff will make you feel welcome. There is always art on the walls, and the selection of newspapers and magazines in the quiet reading room is extensive.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Tasha O
Reviewed 24 June 2018

a neat little library in the cednter of town. nice and clean and have a lot of nice books and other services as well. need a book to read and don't want to buy go to the library. parking in the rear.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Barry N
Reviewed 1 October 2017

I love this library for it's book selection, the local artwork, the lectures, free wifi, and helpful librarians.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Zin3
Reviewed 19 September 2017

The award-winning Southwest Harbor Library is an amazing resource. More than a place to get books and magazines and free internet access, the library has an active lecture series on Tuesday nights as well as educational events for all ages ranging from children's story times...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank czarlisle
Reviewed 8 September 2017

We stopped on a rainy night on our walk back to our inn. It was more than a nice shelter with lots of magazines, nice furniture and atmosphere.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank WiseManTravels
Reviewed 13 August 2017

When the weather gets bad on the island, you can always count on a safe, dry, internet-available library like this one. Many times we have gone to the library to find a good book, newspaper, and nice place to wait out bad weather. It is...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Thekansaspyet
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