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Princeton Public Library

65 Witherspoon St., Princeton, NJ 08542
609-924-9529
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Ranked #3 of 27 Attractions in Princeton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Libraries
Most recent review
- Sep 29, 2014
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Princeton and Charlottesville
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34 reviews 34 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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Princeton, New Jersey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

courtesy of the staff, abundant holdings, generous borrowing privileges: this institution is a triumph of civic benevolence

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Copenhagen
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43 reviews 43 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Nice clean building with good cafe and good shows. However the library is very expensive to use IF you do not live within the city border.

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New York
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

If you love books, libraries, learning . . . you MUST see this library! I could live there. Every time we visit Princeton, it is the highlight of our visit.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

We have lived in many towns and used many libraries. This is definitely one of the very best. The staff is amiable and very helpful; the on line services terrific; the large number of courses, performances, computers and other helpful equipment and more and more are all geared towards making this a community learning and meeting center. There are a... More

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Chicago, IL
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108 reviews 108 reviews
34 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

The Princeton Public Library is housed in a beautiful building. I especially liked that they have a used book section where books are sold for cheap! If you have a library card parking is free for two hours.

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Frankfort, Michigan
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

I had occasion to take my 3-month-old granddaughter to Story Time twice in one week, and was very impressed. The stories, songs and general baby-watching kept my little one very entertained and engaged.

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USA
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

This library includes a coffee shop and wifi.It is located in the heart of downtown. What more could you ask for?

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Princeton, New Jersey
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158 reviews 158 reviews
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

It is hard to describe the quality of this library. They have an amazing program for members to attend museums and attractions in this area for no cost. We have been to MoMA, the sculpture garden in Hamilton, PAFA, New York City Museum, Frick, Guggenheim--all for free. It is a great way to be able to take your family to... More

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