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Montour Falls Memorial Library

406 W Main St, Montour Falls, NY 14865-9624
+1 607-535-7489
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A neat little library.

This library is a gem of a library. The construction is historical, built by one of the early... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
Jennifer M
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Montour Falls, New York
Old and Beautiful

The Montour Falls Library and Courthouse sit right next to one another. They appear to be of the... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2017
Linda A
,
Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
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Welcome! Our library is an amazing little gem of a historical building and and a great source of local history. The Montour Falls Library provides standard, up-to-date library services in a building that is more than 150 years old and on the National Register of Historic Places. Unique features include an active Children’s Program, talks on local history and interests, and educational bus trips to museums, Farmer's Market May through October and an ever growing changing variety of programs. The Library is well known for hosting a regularly scheduled live music series, as well as several monthly book clubs for adults and young adults. The community is also welcome to utilize Library space for meetings relevant to local interest, and accommodates such organizational discussions on a regular basis. Visit our Facebook page for day to day scheduling and current activities.
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13 Mar 2017
“A neat little library.”
13 Feb 2017
“Old and Beautiful”
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406 W Main St, Montour Falls, NY 14865-9624
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+1 607-535-7489
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

This library is a gem of a library. The construction is historical, built by one of the early fathers of Montour Falls, as were several other buildings in the vicinity. There is a small museum in the back, that many people never find. The library...More

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Jessica W, Library Clerk & Advertising at Montour Falls Memorial Library, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Jennifer- Thank you for the review! I apologize for the delayed response. We are just getting set up with our account here. We don't have the museum in the back on location any more. Most of our historic item things are on long term loan...More

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Reviewed 13 February 2017

The Montour Falls Library and Courthouse sit right next to one another. They appear to be of the same era. Located on Main St. and right around the corner from She-Qua-ga Falls. It's nice to stop by to view these great old buildings.

Thank Linda A
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Reviewed 10 November 2016

visisted the library late on a friday afternoon looking for advice on where to stay in the area. Very helpful staff indeed. Lovelly building and a very photogenic little town.

Thank Steve f
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Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

It is well worth stopping by to see the exterior, and if it's open, the interior of this beautiful little library. The building that is now the Montour Falls Memorial Library was the last of the six buildings built by Charles Cook that are now...More

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Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

Travelling through the area and came across the library. Very quaint inside. It's small, but it was interesting to read on the history of Montour. Worth the visit.

Thank baseballrookie21
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Reviewed 19 August 2015

The Montour Falls library has to be one of the most beautiful and well-preserved structures in the village. It was wonderful to see how a small town and its residents had put so much effort in maintaining its beautiful appearance. Even if not looking for...More

Thank mcadoo11
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Reviewed 12 August 2015

We didn't venture inside, but stopped to snap a photo of the amazing architecture. This, and the neighbouring theater building are great finds in such a small town.

Thank Trillium_Family
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Reviewed 30 October 2014

What drew us to this brilliant library was a trip to Montour Falls which is an eye opener , as my previous concept was its sister Niagara. Almost as high as Niagara,these falls descend beautifully in three tiers forming a dramatic backdrop for the village....More

1  Thank Eli B
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Reviewed 29 March 2014

Enjoy the outside and then enter to see the beautiful windows and small town set up, be sure to ask to visit the Civil War collection and old documents areas. Spitting distance from She-Qua-Gua Falls.

Thank KestrelHaven
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Reviewed 12 September 2013

Beautiful old building with lovely stained glass windows. Staffed by very pleasant, helpful young woman. Loved the civil war in a few pages in the back room. Glad we took the time to visit.

Thank Marlene V
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