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Provincetown Library

356 Commercial St, Provincetown, MA 02657-2322
+1 508-487-7094
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Great library!

You can borrow from this library with a temporary card if you're staying for a week or so. They... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2016
dreamingbig
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Connecticut
Not to be missed

This lovely structure encompasses a surprise and is a must for any Provincetown tourist..... As... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2016
Sheila E
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Provincetown, Massachusetts
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356 Commercial St, Provincetown, MA 02657-2322
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+1 508-487-7094
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Reviewed 6 September 2016

You can borrow from this library with a temporary card if you're staying for a week or so. They also have author events.

Thank dreamingbig
Reviewed 2 September 2016

This lovely structure encompasses a surprise and is a must for any Provincetown tourist..... As Provincetown residents, we visit the library every time we have visitors. It has a special quality and everyone enjoys the visit.

Thank Sheila E
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Our family enjoyed looking at the architecture and checking out the building details. Worth checking out!

Thank skrose21
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

There is an elevator in the library if you don't want to climb the stairs. The view is wonderful! Be sure to explore the street on the left side of the library. The sculptures are fantastic!

Thank Shelley M
Reviewed 25 August 2016

I love taking people here if they haven't been before. There's a surprise inside on the second floor which everyone is kind of amazed with. It's not a place you're going to spend a great deal of time ... but make a quick stop to...More

Thank mikedespo
Reviewed 25 August 2016

This library has a lot of great movies and books and also a wonderful children's section with a replica of a famous ship right there in the room with you! They also have a lot of great programming throughout the year with readings by notable...More

Thank Rebecca A
Reviewed 24 August 2016

The library offers stunning architecture, both inside and out. The array of books is surprising for a small town. There is ample space for sitting and reading and escaping the bustle of Commercial Street. And by all means, don't miss the amazing ship "model" that...More

Thank BartGNYC
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Always find libraries helpful for this technology-challenged guy, but the PTown library takes first prize, as far as I'm concerned......AND the second floor sailing vessel is not to be missed, along with the view up there....

Thank ralph f
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Whether you are into libraries and reading books or not it's definitely worth a stop in for the history and visual! No dogs allowed though!!

Thank Kim N
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Beautifully restored, this library has a good selection of materials plus access to the entire cape library system for inter-library loans. There's a schooner on the second floor (yes, really!) that tourists love to visit. I love to read looking out at the bay.

Thank Katherine A
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