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Cleveland Public Library

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Address: 325 Superior Ave, Cleveland, OH 44114
Phone Number: 216 623 2800
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it is a joy to live here and have access to this place. From the architecture to the sweeping staircases in the main building, it is a beauty. add in the access to million... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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London, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We recently visited the downtown public library on Superior near 6th as part of our self-guided walking tour of Cleveland. The library is comprised of a wonderful older building (circa 1925) that is connected underground to a second building (circa 1997) of contemporary design. The street level space in between the two buildings is a small and peaceful reading garden... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

it is a joy to live here and have access to this place. From the architecture to the sweeping staircases in the main building, it is a beauty. add in the access to million (?) of print materials as well as the digital ones, it is a joy. the Eastman garden between the two buildings is an oasis of peace... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

the library is super pretty. there are four levels accessible to the public. i spent two hours in the library just looking at their immense collection of books

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015 via mobile

We happened to meander up to the Special Collections room and enjoyed the Lewis Carrol special event. We saw many Alice in Wonderland copies in various languages. The librarian brought out a facsimile of the Book of Kells. She even showed us a mug shot of former mobster Danny Green. Very interesting. We will return to see more.

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Fairview Park, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

The old building is a classic well maintained with lots of marble. The new one a modern tower. Great collections of foreing films and books. Staff is there for you. Lectures in the basement with writers and commentators are a very nice deal. ALL is FREE

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

There are sooo many things I love about the Cleveland Public Library system, it's hard to mention all in one review---But I will try, :0). Whether you are doing research, borrowing DVDs for the weekend, or learning a new language--its all here at the CPL!! I like to go bring my laptop and headphones and just listen to music while... More 

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georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The library was right across from our hotel so we wandered over. It is a beautiful building and the architecture is worth the visit. Also impressive was its high tech services. Just a great place to stop in.

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cleveland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We love going to this library- but parking can be difficult. Taking the bus or planning a few downtown activities makes it more worth it.

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Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Wonderful, wonderful library! We love everything about this library, including several of its branches.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Material in 40 languages or so, very up-to-date on books, movies and magazines! Very nice collection of pictures of the old Cleveland.

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Address: 325 Superior Ave, Cleveland, OH 44114
Phone Number: 216 623 2800
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cleveland

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