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Brewster Ladies' Library, Brewster

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In 1852, when Brewster was flourishing with the wealth of homecoming sea captains and the vigor of many small businesses, the Brewster Ladies' Library came into being. Two young ladies, Sarah Augusta Mayo and Mary Louise Cobb, with several friends, engaged in the ambitious project of raising money to provide a library for the town. They were successful, and established a shelf of books at the home of Captain Mayo on Main Street. This library opened January 29, 1853.

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  • I'm a part time resident of Brewster and the Ladies Library is a jewel. They have an excellent selection of all library materials, computers and a wonderful staff! Also, there's often a really extensi...  more »
  • The building is a wonderful blend of old and new, with the architectural styles meshing seamlessly. In addition to books, CDs, and DVDs, the library offers concerts, art exhibits, lectures, computer a...  more »
  • The Brewster Ladies Library is great. It's small town with very helpful staff, and they will get anything for you from the connected library system. They have a lovely, comfortable, quiet reading room...  more »
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  • This is a great library. Has a great stock of books to borrow plus a room for books for sale. Staff is helpful. Also they have a magazine recycle bin where you can take and leave magazines. I've always had a lovely time at this library.
  • This library is small and has a homey feel. They have book sales in the basement where you can get lost. It's a great place to spend rainy days, and you don't have to be a resident to get a library card. Computer use is limited.