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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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Sun 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Great library

We come here every week. Fantastic library. Very welcoming place. Feels like home. It's the 21st century definition of a library.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

We come here every week. Fantastic library. Very welcoming place. Feels like home. It's the 21st century definition of a library.

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Gilroy, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 NEW

It is a very nice library. I was looking for a place to work for a few hours and found this to be very good for that. It was quiet in the upper floors. I didn't use the library services. There is a coffee shop near in the entryway. There are also a lot of restaurants around that area. Parking... More 

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Hillsborough, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

The third floor has a play area and fish tank that has engaged every toddler I've seen up there. The building is bright and airy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Has to be one of the best town libraries in the world. It is everything you wish and hope a library in your town can be. I highly recommend any visitor to the town to walk in and look at the offerings on the electronic board, have a coffee in the cafe and watch the activity.

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Freehold, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

I visit weekly to check out books. This is easily the best library I've ever had the pleasure to use, and I've been to many libraries. My only wish is that it was in MY town. Great staff, incredible selection. I especially love their events and their "used bookstore" area.

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Princeton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Whenever I go there, they always have everything I am looking for. The people there are very friendly and helpful. They always go out of their way to get you information when you ask for their help.

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princeton, nj
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Princeton public library is amazing. It is exceptionally well run with an extensive collection including reference and foreign language books. They have a great online system to request holds as well as new books not in their collection.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

There you can have free conversation classes, book sales (you can find 1U$ books), events (courses, workshops, yoga, outdoor cinema, etc), story telling for kids, and of course, lots of books, dvds, games to enjoy! The cafeteria at the 1sr floor is simple but very nice. The library is huge and is brand new.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Super-friendly staff, great kids programs, and well-stocked with all the latest and greatest! This library is a great place to stop for storytime with the kids or to read quietly for awhile in the midst of the busy town.

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Milford, MI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Has a cafe, extended hours, and is in the heart of town. Staff is pleasant.There is a fairly large video collection, large children's section, plenty of comfortable seating, computers, fax machine, and scanners. Big windows with a view of the plaza and the old Princeton cemetery. Lots of weekly activities. A bustling place and rightly so.

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Additional Information about Princeton Public Library

Address: 65 Witherspoon St., Princeton, NJ 08542
Phone Number: 609-924-9529
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Princeton
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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