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The library was absolutely beautiful! We love the entrance. The outside was clean and the inside... read more

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This place is beautiful and extremely functional. The staff are amazing, the services are top... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2018
Dawn N
Jackson County, North Carolina
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The library was absolutely beautiful! We love the entrance. The outside was clean and the inside was even cleaner. A great selection of children’s books and activities. Plenty of things to do. A great site to see if you’re in the area!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank matthewdc123
Reviewed 28 October 2018

This place is beautiful and extremely functional. The staff are amazing, the services are top notch, and the atmosphere is so welcoming and comfortable.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dawn N
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

For a small town library this place is amazing! Besides being beautiful. It's well stocked. Well run. Their computer area is great. And the views are exquisite. My only complaint is the parking. Not enough parking spaces close by and some of the spaces are...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank crystalsmom
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely library in old courthouse. Staff were extremely helpful to us in helping us out-of-towners research family.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Benton K
Reviewed 28 August 2018

My family loves this library and go to enjoy books, scavenger hunts, activity tables, train table almost every week. I find the selection for adults is well-organized and the librarians are friendly and enthusiastic about reading. It is very simple to place books on hold...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Karen B
Reviewed 28 August 2018

A beautiful library in a beautiful mountain setting. The library is in a part of the historic Jackson County Courthouse.Be sure and view the exhibits scattered throughout as well as the stained glass installations.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Suzanne M
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Located inside the historic Sylva courthouse built in 1914. Beautiful building worth visiting. We noticed that Sylva really emphasizes books and reading. Friends of the library also have a store downtown. There are about five bookstores in downtown Sylva.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jim G
Reviewed 24 June 2018

How phenomenal that this vintage courthouse was saved by adding the attached library building behind it. So you can visit this former courthouse.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Sandy K
Reviewed 19 June 2018

The Jackson County Library is a repurposed courthouse building that sits high on a hill overlooking downtown Sylva. The interior has been renovated beautifully and the operations staff are very friendly and helpful. There are meeting rooms for the Scouts and classes in Cherokee language...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank kellyn515
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Beautiful old courthouse in Sylva with an amazing stair case leading to the front doors. it is a staple of old town Sylva.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank mthomas1202
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