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Pollard Memorial Library

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Beautiful Building --- Rich in History, Architecture

Visiting Downtown Lowell with three friends, two of which were from outside of the area... read more

Reviewed July 6, 2018
Queensabode
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Historic library in the heart of the city.

So many spaces to read, so many areas to research. The children's library is wonderful with... read more

Reviewed December 21, 2017
dmurphc
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lowell ma
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Reviewed July 6, 2018

Visiting Downtown Lowell with three friends, two of which were from outside of the area. Following a visit to the Lowell Quilt Museum (Free Fun Friday) --- we went to the library to share the beautiful architecture of this building. Much to our surprise, the...More

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Reviewed December 21, 2017

So many spaces to read, so many areas to research. The children's library is wonderful with different sections. The staff is always helpful and they have so many resources and events available for the public.

Thank dmurphc
Reviewed June 2, 2017

This library has history and great architecture, so even it you are not there for reading or research, you'll enjoy the visit.

Thank Michael B
Reviewed March 30, 2017

The library meets all your typical expectations, but goes far beyond. I'm very impressed by the helpful energy offered to children and teens afternoons and evenings. Special features include the stained glass depictions of the Civil War and memorial to locals who served. Also, there...More

Thank Pat L
Reviewed October 20, 2016

This is a lovely library in a very old, historic building. The woodwork is wonderful. I love how they have kept it up. They have kept adding features to keep this library up with the times, like the computers they made available. The old stacks...More

Thank Matthew G
Reviewed September 16, 2015

A beautiful old library that has been well preserved and up dated. The building outside alone is worthy to photograph.

Thank Baker60
Reviewed July 22, 2015

This library is in a late 19th century stone building, and it is worth a tour even if you are not looking for books. The upstairs halls are splendid, like being in a museum.

Thank SevenOh
Reviewed July 20, 2015

It is more than a Library - there is some of Lowell's history in this place as well. You can read The Lowell Offering which was the literary magazine started by the mill girls in the early days of Lowell. It has been around and...More

Thank Ellen D
Reviewed June 30, 2015

I go to the library every two weeks to rent audio tape books. We travel quite a bit between Maine and Lowell and it's great to listen to a book in the car. Sometimes I need to sit in the driveway to finish a good...More

Thank jlf1051
Reviewed January 26, 2015

This public library in Lowell, MA is a gem, with impressive collections, internet access, gorgeous frescos, majestic stairways and extremely impressive building. The staff is also very helpful. Parking available only on the street.

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