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Springfield Central Library

State St, Springfield, MA 01105
+1 413-263-6828
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Nothing special

It's just a library with nothing really to inspire you other than a nice facade. It's also in a... read more

Reviewed October 10, 2016
MatthewASharp
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Torquay, United Kingdom
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LOTS of books for the booklover

There are plenty of books, videos, and other materials to borrow. The children's room has... read more

Reviewed August 24, 2016
Elizabeth T
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Springfield, Massachusetts, United States
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Since its opening in 1912, the Central Library, a “center of intellectual life,” has given entrance to the State Street corridor. Solidly built of white Vermont marble with immense rooms and corridors, this library has a history of serving working people, at one time open 365 days per year! More than a collection of books and materials, it is an impressive yet inviting community-gathering space. T
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10 Oct 2016
“Nothing special ”
24 Aug 2016
“LOTS of books for the booklover”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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State St, Springfield, MA 01105
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+1 413-263-6828
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Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

It's just a library with nothing really to inspire you other than a nice facade. It's also in a part of town which is quite unsavoury.

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Reviewed August 24, 2016

There are plenty of books, videos, and other materials to borrow. The children's room has activities and games for all ages. There are computers for students to use and n the children's room they can play games too. This is a beautiful building with quiet...More

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Reviewed May 19, 2016

My sweetie was a docent here for awhile. We went on trips to Egypt, Greece, and Turkey led by Chuck and Irene and had an absolute blast....Lots of good things to see for adults and children.

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Reviewed May 18, 2016

A wonderful old library in downtown Springfield,Ma. Next to the Springfield museums & across the street from historic Classical Condos. Parking behind or across the street.

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Reviewed March 15, 2016

large library. located in downtown Springfield. Part of the quadrangle with the Springfield museums.

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Reviewed February 25, 2016

This is a beautiful library and a true treasure. It has been updated though the many years I have gone here and has adapted to the times. The only issue is the parking. The closest lot is on the other side of the Quad and...More

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Reviewed November 23, 2015

This library offers many services for free. the architectural design is pretty nice as well. There is a pretty big area for kids. There is free parking as well as security. The library holds the largest collection of books around

Thank Charles L
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