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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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The World's Best Town Library

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... read more

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

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 NEW

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 NEW

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 NEW

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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Skillman, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

We have a meeting at the library once a year because the rooms at the University are booked. The room barely can fit 90 attendees when our average attendance is over one hundred. Which means you have to come early for a seat. Should have built the room to hold at least 225.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Comfortable full service library. Very nice place to read and work. Easy access via connected parking lot (library validates for a couple of hours I believe).

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

a lot of books with a lot of varieties a very well maintained,systematic and a very quite library has the perfect environment for long time reading

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Casual space, free wifi,free access to computers,clean toilets. Great coffee shop/cafe. Remarkable facility for visitors and residents

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Additional Information about Princeton Public Library

Address: 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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