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David A. Howe Public Library

155 Main Street, Wellsville, NY 14895
+1 585-593-3410
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Still the same

Loved this place as a child, especially the children's room and the variety of books they had there... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ridgecrest, California
More than just a library!

I no longer live in Wellsville and the library is one of the things I miss the most. Honestly, it... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Wellsville, New York
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1 week ago
“Still the same”
9 Aug 2017
“More than just a library!”
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155 Main Street, Wellsville, NY 14895
+1 585-593-3410
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this place as a child, especially the children's room and the variety of books they had there for us kids.

Thank RobandSuzy
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I no longer live in Wellsville and the library is one of the things I miss the most. Honestly, it should be considered a tourist attraction. The architecture, the patio area, the auditorium, and the wonderful children's area are all amazing! Not sure if they...More

Thank Bancalmo
Reviewed 6 March 2017

This Library is a "must see". The antique wood carving, the wonderful collections and art work and the children's area are wonderful. If you are traveling anywhere near by I highly recommend that you stop by.

Thank jhc1972
Reviewed 12 August 2016

The architectural design of this building still amazes me every time we visit. Truly amazing craftsmanship went in to the wood work inside this building and as a library it is well designed with a friendly staff.

Thank Larry C
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Amazing architect for a building built for it's time. The staff is friendly, and do supply a vital service to the community.

Thank larry c
Reviewed 26 November 2015

A visit here at David A. Howe Public Library will take you back in time with the building style, but their services are definitely up to date. Each room is dedicated to educating the public. Their collections are one of a kind, and the children's...More

1  Thank trav48
Reviewed 13 July 2015

The David A. Howe library is one of the best resources in Allegany County and in the state of New York. For a small town this library and it's facilities are used by the town of Wellsville for a variety of functions. The have extensive...More

Thank Tyke T
Reviewed 4 March 2015

Visited on a genealogical excursion last summer and was not expecting such an altogether positive experience. Even if you're not interested in any of the library's resources, it'a a delightful place to visit or stroll through. Great local history resources. Very welcoming, helpful staff.

Thank Joan D
Reviewed 16 November 2014

Visited the library three weeks ago and it is still as beautiful as I remember when I was a child who went there almost every day. It is simply amazing that such a small town has such a grand public library

1  Thank Vicki B
Reviewed 3 November 2014

It;s worth just talking a walk through our wonderful Library. From the cork floors to the carved wooden wall behind the checkout desk. We have Tech Labs and book clubs and movies in the auditorium.

Thank Elaine H
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