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Boise Public Library

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Address: 715 South Capitol Blvd, Boise, ID 83702
Phone Number: 208 384 4076

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The downtown branch of the Treasure Valley's library system, 3 story building which houses a treasure trove of books, music, movies, and information. One of my favorite... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The downtown branch of the Treasure Valley's library system, 3 story building which houses a treasure trove of books, music, movies, and information. One of my favorite libraries, includes an information desk, where someone will assist you with answers to questions and help you find what you are looking for. The staff here are treasurers, especially those in the music... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The public library system in the Boise area is better than any I have ever been to. Staff is available and incredibly helpful! If you need some cheap entertainment for the kiddos, this is your place. Great section for the kiddos and the online reservations let you breeze in and pick up your selections on the "hold" shelf. Can't say... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoy spending 2-3 hours here on weekends. There is a good selection of books as well as audio visual material, including DVD and blue ray movies. Parking can be challenging during the weekends at certain times

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

The Boise public library has several locations throughout the valley. All of those locations are easy to access, though the downtown location doesn't have a lot of parking. The staff is always friendly. You can request books online and when they are available, you will be notified when you need to pick them up.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Nice CD and DVD collection!! Then again a library should be a good resource center. Good hours and open on Staurdays!

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Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

Boise Library is one of the best patronized libraries I've ever used. Many events are held at or through the library on a regular basis, love seeing the comi-con costumes. Great, great circulation, book, e-books and video.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

We will soon be living in Boise and I am so excited this library is within walking distance to our home! We spent a lot of time here when visiting. Great book selection, awesome DVD selection and easy to use online reservation/hold system.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Lots of books, places to sit and read, handy check-out machines and attentive staff to help find just what you need!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

If you like a library located right in downtown and need to unwind with a book before activities, this is it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016

This is the place for all kinds of books. We order and reserve on line and use the library every month.

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