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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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Princeton Art Museum very Worthy visit

It is small enough to enjoy before arthritic knees complain. I am amazed at the breadth of their collection and particularly enjoyed the watercolor exhibit

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

It is small enough to enjoy before arthritic knees complain. I am amazed at the breadth of their collection and particularly enjoyed the watercolor exhibit

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sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Comprehensive library facilities and a lovely cafe. Excellent children's reading room and full of activities to keep your child occupied. Also hosts a wide range of educational sessions such as learning Wordpress blogging, etc.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

This library boasts a very helpful staff and a vast selection of Periodicals. Interestingly enough, it has the best used bookstore in town with great prices. There is also a cafe just inside the front door. The courtyard in front of the library offers free concerts during the summer as well as a weekly Farmers' Market. SInce parking is a... More 

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Warren
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

My wife and I visited the library while on a research trip for a novel she is writing. The staff was very helpful. While my wife was busy I was also able to check on some follow-up material for a book I have written and was published. We love exploring libraries.

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

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

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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