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This place is beautiful and extremely functional. The staff are amazing, the services are top... read more

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Dawn N
Jackson County, North Carolina

For a small town library this place is amazing! Besides being beautiful. It's well stocked. Well... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Reviewed 8 January 2015

Nestled in the mountains of Western North Carolina, is the town of Sylva. We are about an hour west of Asheville, and close to the Blue Ridge Parkway and Great Smokey Mountain National Park.... a vacationers' paradise. If you get tired of the heat, or...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is beautiful and extremely functional. The staff are amazing, the services are top notch, and the atmosphere is so welcoming and comfortable.

Thank Dawn N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For a small town library this place is amazing! Besides being beautiful. It's well stocked. Well run. Their computer area is great. And the views are exquisite. My only complaint is the parking. Not enough parking spaces close by and some of the spaces are...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely library in old courthouse. Staff were extremely helpful to us in helping us out-of-towners research family.

Thank Benton K
Reviewed 28 August 2018

My family loves this library and go to enjoy books, scavenger hunts, activity tables, train table almost every week. I find the selection for adults is well-organized and the librarians are friendly and enthusiastic about reading. It is very simple to place books on hold...More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 27 August 2018

A beautiful library in a beautiful mountain setting. The library is in a part of the historic Jackson County Courthouse.Be sure and view the exhibits scattered throughout as well as the stained glass installations.

Thank Suzanne M
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Located inside the historic Sylva courthouse built in 1914. Beautiful building worth visiting. We noticed that Sylva really emphasizes books and reading. Friends of the library also have a store downtown. There are about five bookstores in downtown Sylva.

Thank Jim G
Reviewed 24 June 2018

How phenomenal that this vintage courthouse was saved by adding the attached library building behind it. So you can visit this former courthouse.

Thank Sandy K
Reviewed 18 June 2018

The Jackson County Library is a repurposed courthouse building that sits high on a hill overlooking downtown Sylva. The interior has been renovated beautifully and the operations staff are very friendly and helpful. There are meeting rooms for the Scouts and classes in Cherokee language...More

Thank kellyn515
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Beautiful old courthouse in Sylva with an amazing stair case leading to the front doors. it is a staple of old town Sylva.

Thank mthomas1202
Reviewed 25 May 2018

We visited Sylva for lunch & a look-see where Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, was filmed. Not much to see or do here, but the old courthouse (now a library) is outstanding, perched above Sylva with outstanding views. Tough walk up the hill.

Thank Tommy M
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