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New Bedford Free Public Library

613 Pleasant Street, New Bedford, MA 02740
+1 508-991-6275
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great historical artifacts

So Colonel Green grandfather's clock is on the 2nd floor and a variety of high quality oils adorn... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
Carol S
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New Bedford, Massachusetts
New Bedford's Main Library. An excellent research resource in downtown New Bedford.

The library, has a wide selection of books, periodicals, music and video titles available. The... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2017
Tim M
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New Bedford, Massachusetts
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4 Sep 2017
“great historical artifacts”
15 Mar 2017
“New Bedford's Main Library. An excellent research resource in downtown New Bedford.”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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613 Pleasant Street, New Bedford, MA 02740
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+1 508-991-6275
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

So Colonel Green grandfather's clock is on the 2nd floor and a variety of high quality oils adorn the walls

Thank Carol S
Reviewed 16 March 2017

The library, has a wide selection of books, periodicals, music and video titles available. The Staff is courteous, professional and very helpful in assisting visitors. The library is part of the Sails Library network and also offers passes to the Buttonwood Park Zoo and discounts...More

Thank Tim M
Reviewed 14 March 2017

One of the most beautiful buildings of New Bedford's past when the generosity of its patrons favored the city with architectural significance.

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We went into the library just to see the beauty of the building. Very attractive and well-maintained.

Thank JCOA2010
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Need a specific book, doing research, New Bedford History, you will find it at the New jBedford Public Library, Not advertised are great works of art collected when New Bedford was rich. Works of the same New Bedford artists here are also found at the...More

Thank Martin L
Reviewed 7 February 2017

The New Bedford Public Library has amazing historic paintings and art on its walls depicting the glories of it's golden age of whaling and commerce. Going up the grand staircase or using the elevator, visit the art reference, map room, and genealogy departments, where the...More

Thank Joseph I
Reviewed 29 October 2016

This is a manageable sized library of heavy stone architecture with a large bronze of a Whaleman at the main entrance. It was built about a century ago when New Bedford was a wealthy city. In addition to books, they have paintings and sculptures, and...More

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