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Pollard Memorial Library

401 Merrimack St, Lowell, MA 01852-5999
+1 978-970-4120
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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 21 December 2017
dmurphc
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lowell ma
Great Meeting Place

This library has history and great architecture, so even it you are not there for reading or... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2017
Michael B
,
Methuen, Massachusetts
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“woodwork” (2 reviews)
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401 Merrimack St, Lowell, MA 01852-5999
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Reviewed 21 December 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.

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Reviewed 2 June 2017

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

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Reviewed 30 March 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
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Reviewed 20 October 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

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Reviewed 16 September 2015

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

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Reviewed 22 July 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.

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Reviewed 20 July 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
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Reviewed 30 June 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

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Reviewed 26 January 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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Reviewed 15 October 2014

This library is worth a visit just for the building. Check out the woodwork and the huge paintings on the Mezzanine. It is a well stocked library. Besides books in English they have significant collections in the languages of recent immigrants to the city. There...More

Thank pleeking
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