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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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Great Hangout - with outstanding references

The Cleveland Library is quite old, which provides every visitor with an outstanding assortment of reading and visual assets. This is a world-class library, spanning two large... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
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Cleveland, Ohio, United States
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Cleveland, Ohio, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

The Cleveland Library is quite old, which provides every visitor with an outstanding assortment of reading and visual assets. This is a world-class library, spanning two large buildings, and an outside reading area, with offerings that will challenge your mind, while satisfying your desire for enrichment. Great Place, right in the heart of downtown Cleveland.

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Seven Hills, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

They'll find it for you! Probably one of the best libraries in the state of Ohio, and also filled with many interesting facets of history.

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Fair Lawn, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

If I lived in Cleveland, I would hang out in Brett Hall and read books. Or stare up at the ceiling. The chess set collection was not worth the trip but seeing the interior of the museum was. Directly across the street is "The Arcade," another must see. We parked our car directly across the street in the indoor pay... More 

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University Heights, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I have lived near Cleveland my entire life and had never been to the Cleveland Library downtown until recently. It was awe inspiring. Great atmosphere, fun architecture, all free.

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fairview Park
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

from walking in the building there is so much to look at. The architecture of the building compliments the multitude of books on the shelves.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

If your need research, this is one of the best libraries in the country...Sorry, but we are in Cleveland... Money to keep it going..

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cleveland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Great selection of videos/recordings and amazing collection of books and magazines all at a great price: i.e. FREE. Get your library card and don't forget on-line reservation opportunities to confirm and assure your selection is available before your visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

My husband and I stopped here on our visit to Cleveland. We really enjoyed the chess display and the tiny books. There something really satisfying about all those books, too!

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Valley City, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Libraries have always been a wonderful asset to any community. Not only for education or professional enrichment, but for sheer pleasure. The wealth of resources have grown far beyond the enormous collection and availability of books, but now includes the most advanced modern media. Recorded music, movies and "talking books" for the visually impaired and children, research material for students,... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

This library is beautiful in and of itself. I went to research my genealogy. They have microfilm of old newspapers as well as death records and death certificates easily accessible from one area of the library. Easy access parking as well.

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