Geotourism MapGuide: A travel guide to the places most respected and recommended by locals.
inspire me!
Inspire Me!
Review great places recommended by locals. Give thumbs up or add to your Trip Planner.
Show Me:
  Historic Site

Haynes Library

 0 Thumbs Up! Give your thumbs up.
 
 
 
 
|
 

This building is over one hundred years old, and is now an historical site named after Governor William Frederick Haynes Smith, who completed the first installment of Government buildings on the island of Eleuthera in 1897. 

Once the residence and offices of the local doctor on the island for many years, it has since been renovated by a local civic organization called "Friends of the library."

The Haynes Library houses a Children's Reading Room, an extensive Bahamian/ Caribbean resource section, and a large reference library. Internet and WiFi are also available.

Children's activities include after school homework assistance, Saturday morning Arts and Crafts, and a Summer program.

Other events include the "Eleuthera All that Jazz" fundraiser held during the last week of March, Art Shows throughout the year, Lecture series and a book club. Every one is welcome to stop in.

Hours Open: Mon-Thurs: 9am-6pm / Fri: 9am-5pm / Sat: 10am-4pm. Closed on Sunday and holidays.

Time Period Represented: Late 1800s

Seasons Open: Year Round

Visitor Fees: $25 monthly fee

Accessibility Notes

The library is located down stairs, so persons who are physically challenged will need assistance getting to the internet café upstairs.

 Pet Friendly Notes

No pets are allowed.

For More Information, Contact:

Mrs. Roz Seyfert

hayneslibrary@gmail.com

#1 Haynes Avenue, General Delivery, Governor's Harbour, CE
(242) 332-2877

No comments have been made about this nomination. Be the first to add a comment!

-+
AtlasHybrid.Imagery(Satellite)OpenStreetMap

Boundaries and names shown do not necessarily reflect the map policy of the National Geographic.

Latitude: 25.196203000
Longitude: -76.240670000
Elevation: 111 FT (34 M)
Meet the Contributor:
Karen Rolle
 Thumbs Up Place Nearby
 
(98 miles / 158.6 kilometers)
 
Abandoned Railroad Tracks
These railroad tracks, south of Old Bight (also known as David Settlement), lead to a railroad...
 
Armbrister Plantation Ruins
These ruins are located at the base of Mt. Alvernia and the Hermitage in New Bight. The Great...
 
Bird Rock Lighthouse
This magnificent structure stands 112 feet above sea level and is situated on a cay just off...
 
Bishop's Landing
Located on the western shore of St. Bartholomew Anglican Church, these steps were carved out of...
Blackbeard's Well
Blackbeard's Well is not far from the shores of Blackbeard's Bay, said to be the former...