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“BOOKS ....Books .............. and much more!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Burton Barr Central Library

Burton Barr Central Library
1221 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85004 (Central City)
602 262 4636
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Ranked #17 of 89 Attractions in Phoenix
Type: Libraries, Traveler Resources
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Owner description: A library for the space age, this five-story cube of steel and glass is clad in ribbed copper sheeting and sunshine.
Glendale, Arizona
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“BOOKS ....Books .............. and much more!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

This was a very organized place it is the cleanest library i have seen in a while they were very helpful and really seemed to enjoy their jobs. When asked for help they do not just point you in the direction they take you and make sure that you find exactly what you are looking for and then they still ask if they can help you with anything else. I will be back!!

Visited December 2012
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Tempe, Arizona
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“Wonderful Library”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012

What's not to like. Great customer service, beautiful building, order online. Plenty of computers for use, quiet reading areas.

Visited December 2012
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Phoenix, Arizona
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“Beautiful!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

Beautiful building, incredible staff and wonderful books to enjoy in a perfect setting!! They have wonderful speakers and classes as well--the architecture alone is worth going for.

Visited March 2012
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Phoenix, Arizona
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“Well lit, big selection library”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

The builing itself is large and well lit. The selection of books and other reading material is very large.

I also enjoy the art in the library.

The parking is plentyful.

Visited August 2012
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Phoenix, Arizona
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“Architecturally significant in the Valley”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

An unusual building on the Deck Park, a must visit for fans of architecture in Phoenix. Usually busy and always met my library needs.

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