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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  • The library itself is a beautiful building (mainly the 2nd and 3rd floor). There is a ship inside and the view overlooking the harbor stunning! Must visit!  more »
  • The library of the town of Provincetown has the charm of the past brought the times of the beginning of American colonization to the present day. Is present there, on the main street to remind us that the past exists and that without it we are nothing.
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  • We went to PTown last week and stopped at the library for rest and refresh. We went in and admired the wonderful, clean, well kept library. Great surprise on the second floor - not telling, you will h...  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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