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Austin Central Library, Austin Public Library

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Austin Central Library, Austin Public Library

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474fred wrote a review Jun 2020
Milwaukee, Wisconsin80 contributions23 helpful votes
The building is spectacular with abundant light and color. Staff are knowledgeable and helpful. Great selection of books although navigating the various sections can be a bit tricky initially. Self check out and outside returns add to this great Austin facility.
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Date of experience: July 2019
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DBoone_11 wrote a review Mar 2020
Sarasota, Florida153 contributions73 helpful votes
Great little restaurant on back side of building had great french toast and coffee there. Walked through library and it was a quite morning at the start of the Virus scare.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Itinerant_Foodies wrote a review Mar 2020
Greensboro, North Carolina434 contributions157 helpful votes
We walked through the library with some locals and were really impressed. The interior has unique architecture, the outside areas offer very nice views of the downtown area and even the inside areas offer nice views as well. We’d suggest walking all of the way up and down and outside to explore all floors. It’s a very inviting space that would be hard to leave with a good book or if we were staying to study. The meeting rooms are a nice bonus and the technology petting zoo is interesting for all visitors. There seem to be quite a few events going on. Kudos to the person who thought to advertise a CD from a local group and also point out where they can be seen/heard live in town.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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ElvisAndrus wrote a review Mar 2020
Arlington, Texas613 contributions62 helpful votes
I am going to give just about any library a five out of five. But this new library is truly a work of art and there seems to be a ton of things happening there so even as a visitor you might want to check there with that schedule to see what would work for you and having a nontraditional tourist experience. We popped in to sit and read for a while and do some printing on the computer and everyone was friendly and helpful and we enjoyed just the beauty.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Sam T wrote a review Feb 2020
Robinson, Texas2 contributions
Huge library! Beautiful through out. Spent hours here just looking through books. This place will fulfill ones thrust for knowledge.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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