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Great small library with wonderful views

I spent a couple of hours here on a sunny blustery day whilst my wife got her hair done .The... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2018
Lafayette, Louisiana
If you love books and sitting on a porch

Beautiful place. Extensive collections. I want to go back to take the time to sit on their glassed... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2017
Muskegon, Michigan
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300 Isle of Pines, Elk Rapids, MI 49629
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Small village library in a historic home on a beautiful piece of island property. It's a stone's throw from one of the nicest marinas on Lake Michigan, has several computer stations with internet access, and a used "book sale" section where you can pick up...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank John G
Reviewed 18 July 2018

I spent a couple of hours here on a sunny blustery day whilst my wife got her hair done .The library used to be a private home ,its in a spectacular location with gorgeous views .I cant believe the village of elk rapids is contemplating...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

Beautiful place. Extensive collections. I want to go back to take the time to sit on their glassed in porch overlooking the bay and read . Historic and worth a visit if you love books, local history and quaint, cottage charm.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank nanvan57
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

This library resides in a beautiful old building which I believe in its first life was a residence. The library offers all the usual convienances. The walk across the bridge from River Street is nice. As we walked across boys were jumping off the bridge...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank jimbhere
Reviewed 11 July 2017

First the location of this library is spectacular: on a hill overlooking East Grand Traverse bay and Grace Memorial Harbor - quite a distraction! They have wifi, games, magazines, a big selection of dvds, used books for sale and of course books to check out....More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Steve B
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Wish I would have taken pictures. Wonderful Island House turned into s library, beautiful decor tons of history, wonderful place to stop and walk through. Great setting to relax for a while, path through the trees takes you to water, great landscaping, very tranquil

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Koala46614
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Love this place. They have a wonderful children's section and the atmosphere is nice. They also have a used book sale in the basement that I shop every time I'm in town

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Julie S
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Great library that looks over the bay and the harbor. Very unique and quiet. Favorite library around!

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank ECW11077
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Want to relax, read a book or check your email via excellent Wi-fi? Check out the Elk Rapids library, one of my favorite spots!

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank OneHonestOpinion
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Great small library with very helpful staff. Very nice children's section. Also a very good selection of books on "overdrive"

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank ermark
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