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Princeton Public Library

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Address: 65 Witherspoon St., Princeton, NJ 08542
Phone Number: 609-924-9529
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Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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the BEST place in the region

modern architecture, great space, nice librarians who know what they are doing, lots and lots of books and info as well as cute nicknacks. terra libri(cafe) is not the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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Kingston, New Jersey
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Kingston, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

modern architecture, great space, nice librarians who know what they are doing, lots and lots of books and info as well as cute nicknacks. terra libri(cafe) is not the best($$$$$), but it is nice to have somewhere to sit for food inside the library

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Princeton, New Jersey
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114 reviews 114 reviews
7 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I love the Princeton Public Library! It is a beautiful three story building, centrally located in Princeton. They always have what I need, and I take advantage of the books there by placing books on hold. It is always convenient to run in to the library and have the book you want waiting for you at the counter. They recently... More 

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NJ-NY
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115 reviews 115 reviews
52 attraction reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Visit here regularly. It is an ideal place to meet someone if you have a few moments to wait - their cafe in the lobby serves coffee and light fare with plenty of tables. Free wifi throughout. Tons of resources and community programs. This is definitely the "heart of the community". They are plugged into the interests, likes, and happenings... More 

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Sao Jose Dos Campos, SP
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49 reviews 49 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Good library with many books, dvds and cds. Its cozy and a good place to study, work or just spend your time. It has a good cafeteria.

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Princeton, New Jersey
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This library is unparalleled, and the heart of the community. There are extensive on-line resources, and classes on everything. The librarians are all really nice and helpful. Parking validation for 1/2 hour.

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Princeton, New Jersey
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

PPL is truly one of the perks of living in Princeton. Their selection of books, eResources and multimedia is excellent. They also have extensive programs for all ages.

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Princeton, New Jersey
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46 reviews 46 reviews
4 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Amazing service advising guests on Apple products once a month, with free consulting services on the Cloud, ipads, Macbooks, iphones, etc. They'll troubleshoot, synch everything for you, train you on details of functionality, just like the Apple Store. Wonderful film and speaker series, decent cafe, many, many other surprising services.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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52 reviews 52 reviews
8 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

This is one of the best public libraries I've ever been to. Great selection of books and music, plus great places to read and study. The new building is beautiful, too.

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Princeton and Charlottesville
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74 reviews 74 reviews
12 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The Princeton Public Library has made itself one of the community's living rooms. Strong programs, good outreach--better than average.

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Oakmont, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

A block from Princeton University is Princeton Library, with people ready to assist you looking for an article, a book or a problem with the internet. A place to relax reading a newspaper or working on the computer.

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