Provincetown Library, Provincetown

Feed your inner bookworm by visiting Provincetown Library, a historic place that serves as a national monument. Standing since 1873, Nathan Freeman gave the building as a gift to the town that took a special place in his heart. See the unique nautical style of the library renovation from 1977 that enables both book enthusiasts and learners to experience the peaceful space. Enter the building to see a real live ship inside that completes the library's nautical theme. Climb to the top floor to view the harbor and the city. By using our Provincetown holiday maker tool , you can arrange your visit to Provincetown Library and other attractions in Provincetown.
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  • Wonderful alcoves to read or write throughout the library. Treasure trove of books and a large ship on the second floor  more »
  • This building began life as a church in 1860 for the fishing fleet people who lived here at that time, It was they who for whatever reason installed the replica of the Rose Dorothea sailing ship weigh...  more »
  • Visited the library, and the outside is very historical, having been recently renovated. The inside is extremely quiet. The book collection is very small, and there was only one computer open for publ...  more »
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  • The Provincetown Public Library is a wonderful place to spend a few hours getting lost in all the library has to offer.
  • The library is wonderful for kids and adults alike. Be sure to visit the second floor for a unique piece of local art and the third floor for views of Provincetown Harbor.
  • Hope to see you there!! Best Sunday library ever!!
  • Cute place to visit in PTown. There's free WiFi here.
  • Very friendly staff, and the building is rather impressive- especially the half size ship replica on the second floor!

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