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Thomas Crane Public Library

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The Thomas Crane Library is an impressive historic landmark in the downtown area of Quincy. The... read more

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Great environment, historic well kept building and a paradise for readers, students and tourists... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Thomas Crane Library is an impressive historic landmark in the downtown area of Quincy. The large building was designed and built in 1881 by Henry Hobson Richardson, the renowned architect who also designed Boston's famous Trinity Church. The library had been renovated several months...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Great environment, historic well kept building and a paradise for readers, students and tourists and those looking for rare and contemporany books, magazines, newspapers articles for research

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

The library is a beautiful building keeping the gorgeous architectual design of the original section, with the modern addition. They have a bright and welcoming Childrens' section. The people who work there are helpful and knowledgeable.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

It’s a huge public library in the heart of Quincy city. very rich collection of huge books & references.They have their own parking for the peace of mind of library visitors.They are open 7 days a week in different times.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

Just go there for the architecture if nothing else. It's right by the Adams visitor center so just walk across the street and check it out.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

I have been there 4 times this year. It is a great place to bring your used books It gives you more room in your bookcase plus you can take a tax deduction. They have video tapes you can borrow plus a snack bar you...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

This library is wonderful! It is a place where you can go and contact your inner place for a serene break from the hustle and bustle. Its air condition so you real enjoy the time.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Mary L
Reviewed 9 April 2018

This is a beautiful old building and you can almost feel the history. The library by itself is good with a great selection and helpful staff & they host a lot of musical performances. I personally love the architecture in the Richardson Reading Room w/the...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

Excellent selection of books. Helpful, professional staff. Unfortunately frequented by some adults who are not interested in reading or any of the other services provided.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

I highly recommend the volunteer program for literacy training that is offered at the Thomas Crane Library. The teacher, Mary is amazing and she really prepares tutors to meet their potential.

Date of experience: January 2018
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