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Address: 38 Main St, Salisbury, CT 06068-1805
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Beautiful Building and Great Books!

I just love the Scoville Library to pieces. The building itself is just more beautiful than words can ever express. The librarians are so helpful and friendly and are always... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 February 2015
Grandma W
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Sharon, Connecticut
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Sharon, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2015 via mobile

I just love the Scoville Library to pieces. The building itself is just more beautiful than words can ever express. The librarians are so helpful and friendly and are always willing to answer your questions. Such a great asset to our little town!

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Salisbury, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2012

Excellent selection and very helpful staff The e library for Kindle is a welcome resource. salisbury had progably the first public library in the colonies

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2012

I grew up here during the summers in Salisbury, CT and a weekly trip to this library was always a special event. Noted as the first public free library in the United States, it might not be as big as the large city libraries that you are accustomed too, but the selection of latest books, periodicals, and newspaper is enough... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2012

Not just a library but a community center with many varied and interesting programs

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2011

This place was a surprising and delightful find. A local directed us to this library as a place for Internet access but we were stunned with what we encountered. The story of the library and its fascinating building dates back to the early 1800s. It is a charming place to visit. The red bookshelves hugging interesting architecture had us wishing... More 

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