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McClatchy Library

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A cozy gem of a library, set in a historic, midtown neighborhood!

Again, another hidden secret....a neighborhood library, set between well groomed, historic homes... read more

Reviewed May 27, 2018
Nikki M
Sacramento, California
My favorite Sacramento Library

Beautiful Residential Home converted by donation and made into a wonderful Library. various places... read more

Reviewed April 8, 2018
Margaret J
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27 May 2018
“A cozy gem of a library, set in a historic, midtown neighborhood!”
8 Apr 2018
“My favorite Sacramento Library”
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Reviewed May 27, 2018

Again, another hidden secret....a neighborhood library, set between well groomed, historic homes; yet provides all the amenities of the larger libraries. You can drop off and pick up special ordered books, CD's and DVD's. they offer free yoga sessions, once a week to members, among...More

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Reviewed April 8, 2018

Beautiful Residential Home converted by donation and made into a wonderful Library. various places to find a reading area. Upstairs as well offers a room for reading only with no cell phones allowed. Comfortable furniture and children's activities on the weekends. Adult activities also.

1  Thank Margaret J
Reviewed November 10, 2017

This was once a residence. Now converted to public use, the librarians are very helpful and the rooms are bright and strangely calming. It's a lovely neighborhood resource.

2  Thank Nathaniel N
Reviewed August 12, 2017

For locals, this is like the Cheers bar. Everybody knows your name. This is a very small library, it's an old house) in the middle of a historic residential neighborhood. A refurbishment a few years ago added a delightful upstairs area that includes a quiet...More

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Reviewed June 26, 2017

The library is very cosy with many room decorated like ones living rooms. You may sit and read or sit with others while they read or do activities. The front desk personnel is helpful, friendly and a good resource for community events, activities. The atmosphere...More

1  Thank Janice K
Reviewed February 13, 2017

Used to love to take my daughter there to sit and read and take a book home.Really like the atmosphere and the quiet of this historical building and neighborhood.

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Reviewed January 2, 2017

this is a great little piece or Sacramento preserved into what it was supposed to be. It is small but i often get books transferred here from the I st. branch since I enjoy walking to this one. It is in a lonely nieghborhood and...More

1  Thank Kelly V
Reviewed October 21, 2016

I frequently request books online and this is the branch I use to pick up the books and return them. Love the handy drop boxes in the alley for after hours returns. Easy check out process.Lovely re-use of the McClatchy mansion.

1  Thank VJKirk
Reviewed July 7, 2016

tiny library in stunningly beautiful, classic turn of the century mansion. A delight to wander through the rooms. The friendly & helpful librarians will order any bk you want if not there.

1  Thank LoveToTravelSamson
Reviewed June 27, 2016

Housed in one of the historical mansions of Poverty Ridge, Sacramento, California, the McClatchy Library is a neighborhood treasure open to everyone. The beautiful interior with its hardwood floors, fireplace, and decorative trim creates a time to travel back to the quiet days of yore...More

1  Thank autotraveler10
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