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Haines Borough Public Library

111 3rd Avenue South, Haines, AK 99827
+1 907-766-2545
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Superb library, beautiful building.

Great place to chill out, read, and enjoy the common areas in a beautiful building amidst wonderful... read more

Reviewed January 10, 2018
Tom W
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Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska
Still the Best

If you ever find yourself in Haines, this library is worth a visit. Voted the best small town... read more

Reviewed October 15, 2017
Greg&Shannon
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“free wifi” (15 reviews)
“small town” (11 reviews)
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111 3rd Avenue South, Haines, AK 99827
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+1 907-766-2545
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Reviewed January 10, 2018

Great place to chill out, read, and enjoy the common areas in a beautiful building amidst wonderful art. At Christmas it was decorated as if a private home. Just wonderful for such a small town,

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Reviewed October 15, 2017

If you ever find yourself in Haines, this library is worth a visit. Voted the best small town library in the U.S., it is not difficult to see why.

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Reviewed September 12, 2017

Short walk from cruise ship which was great. I wanted to use their computer to lookup some things. They have 15 minute maximum. If you bring your own device you can sit in library and use the wifi for free. Highly recommend bringing your own...More

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Reviewed September 7, 2017

This library has won an award for being the best small town library in the US, loved it, but will say, that I think you have to love books and libraries, or arts and crafts style buildings to really enjoy. I was happy to spend...More

Thank Barbara d
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Reviewed August 17, 2017

If you just need to load up a text-based internet game from the mid 80's the library can hook you right up. If you need to load an actual web page or watch a video it would probably be faster to climb to the top...More

Thank StefanOlouve
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Reviewed August 14, 2017

Public Library for Wifi, went on a cruise and was taking an online class and had a test one last test to finish and the date was a port day, So I took my laptop with me and made my way to the Public Library...More

1  Thank Jeremy B
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Reviewed July 24, 2017 via mobile

If you are in Hains , stopping from cruise or otherwise and looking for wifi, go to this beautiful library. It gives you free wifi with password "ilovebooks".This is 10 minutes walk from cruise, sourrounded by beautiful scenery. It has great book collection.

Thank PCM199
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Reviewed July 23, 2017

Having spent decades in and around libraries in many states, I can say that the Haines Borough Public Library is the Best public library ANYWHERE. The beautiful building is conveniently located for patrons, with ample parking. There are many quirt places to enjoy a book...More

Thank stevenmO3205EP
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Reviewed July 21, 2017

This was a great spot to get wifi and internet access, with cheap printing. We stopped here when we were in port during our cruise, and we needed to finish some business back home. We appreciated this opportunity to get this done here.

Thank Candace O
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Reviewed July 17, 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful library. A great place to stop and enjoy a peaceful, warm afternoon on a rainy day. Great book and magazine selection for a few hours of reading. Always seems to have a used book sale going on, great for travelers and...More

1  Thank feltsoul
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