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Erie County Public Library

160 E Front St, Erie, PA 16507-1554
+1 814-459-6900
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The best library system in Pennsylvania!

I have family who live in several large cities, and their libraries pale in comparison to the Erie... read more

Reviewed March 19, 2018
Globe-Girdler
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Erie, Pennsylvania
Best view of the Harbor in town

Library is in the same building with the marine museum. grate views of the habor from the 2nd... read more

Reviewed February 8, 2018
Thomas A
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Syracuse, NY, United States
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  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
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Mar 18, 2018
“The best library system in Pennsylvania!”
Feb 8, 2018
“Best view of the Harbor in town”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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160 E Front St, Erie, PA 16507-1554
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+1 814-459-6900
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Reviewed March 19, 2018

I have family who live in several large cities, and their libraries pale in comparison to the Erie County Public Library. From traditional checkouts, such as books, DVDs, and CDs, to the less conventional makerspaces, this library system has it all. Their genealogy resources are...More

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Reviewed February 8, 2018

Library is in the same building with the marine museum. grate views of the habor from the 2nd floor. Library is relatively new and has many activities for children and adults. a very busy place with a fantastic location.

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Reviewed October 3, 2017

Great selection, pleasant atmosphere and very helpful staff. I love this place. I have been going here all summer, at least once a week.

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Reviewed May 25, 2017

Every visit has been enjoyable. One of my favorite quiet places. Wide selection of reading material.

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Reviewed May 20, 2017

I grew up in Erie and visits to the library were frequent as a child. This one was built while I was still fairly young, replacing the much more dated building downtown, and sadly, I never really liked this new library. It has a very...More

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Reviewed April 8, 2017 via mobile

Visited on a blustery, cold spring day. Building is well lit and has a great, waterfront location, so there are nice views. Magazine selection was OK, nothing special. Everything was neat and clean.

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Reviewed March 14, 2017

When my wife and I entered the library, we noticed how huge it was. Everything was well organized: books, magazines, videos. The librarians were working hard to have everything well organized. On the left wall, we saw a collage about women who changed history. There...More

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Reviewed March 14, 2017

this is a great library with an up to date request system. I usually can pick up my requests within two business days.

Thank Joseph C
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Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

I was in Erie for 5 days and needed a place where I could get a lot of work done. The library was a great place to do just that. There are lots of tables and study rooms to get work done. Also, it is...More

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Reviewed July 28, 2016

Great library, outstanding facilities and resources. Very friendly staff. Great view of the lake as well.

Thank Dinah456rose
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