The building itself is beautiful, plenty of polished wood, wonderful layout, open spaces and separate rooms for quiet study and reading. Comfortable chairs in most rooms and the area near the front desk. Good book selection and an art exhibit. I wanted to stay just to enjoy the beauty of the building.
My wife is a librarian, so we make an effort to visit libraries whenever we travel and had high expectations for the Concord Public Library, given the historical significance and literary tradition of the area. It is a lovely little library that I am quite sure serves its local public as it should, but we didn't find much there that... 更多
I live in Concord and the library is one of my favorite places. It's definitely a rock of the community, but if you're visiting it's also a nice place to swing by. There are busts of many of the local figures, some lovely art and a gallery featuring an artist upstairs. You can read the paper or pick a book... 更多
A friend of mine and I needed to meet halfway between our residences and Concord Library was a perfect midway point. Although we weren't residents of Concord, we were allowed to use one of the conference rooms. The library itself is pleasant and comfortable.
I always have thought the Concord Free Public Library was a wonderful place to visit, but I think what may be of true interest to visitors of this town are the sense of history embodied here. There are also historic books, papers and collections here to browse. I love libraries, in general, but this one is a gem.
This is a library that makes you catch your breath as you see it's classic interior, and can sense Thoreau, Emerson, and Alcott here. If you are an out of owner, stop by here for a few moments of rest in a reading room near the reference librarian, or relax in the second floor periodical room with a large choice... 更多