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Grand Tour Explains Some Mysteries

So, first of all, I have HATED this new library branch ever since it opened: it's SO much less... read more

Reviewed February 14, 2019
jaseaton
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Silver Spring, Maryland
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Sleek full service library with plenty of staff and activities

They helped me research some non profit activities locally so I lost little time. A nice coffee... read more

Reviewed February 21, 2019
LisandroVoyager
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed February 21, 2019 via mobile

They helped me research some non profit activities locally so I lost little time. A nice coffee shop is on the ground floor.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank LisandroVoyager
Reviewed February 14, 2019 via mobile

So, first of all, I have HATED this new library branch ever since it opened: it's SO much less convenient and accessible than the old branch three blocks away; finding collections is unnecessarily difficult; and it seemed so wasteful in its use of space. But...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 17, 2019

Once where you are trying to be, it's great. BUT, the interior signage is very poor (especially an issue given poor sightlines and multiple floors), and there is no parking. Yes, there is a county (FEE) garage almost a block away, but not great in...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Shebasilverspring
Reviewed January 16, 2019 via mobile

Spacious desks, places to work, displays of books favored by library staff, get a library card and take out DVD movies or audio books. Often, you can find a cart with books you can own at no cost to you. Download and install the online...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AdamBrett
Reviewed December 12, 2018

Great public facility! Computers, copiers, printers and of course tons of books broken down by age groups etc.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank E J G
Reviewed November 6, 2018

very beautifully built. plenty of sunshine comes in through the windows during day time and i like that. however since it's in downtime, parking is difficult and it can be inconvenient to walk through the apartment complexes/shops. not super accessible since there isn't direct parking.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Anshu M
Reviewed October 3, 2018

A lovely oasis in the midst of a busy downtown area. The book selection is good and there is a lovely coffee shop on the ground floor.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Marie M
Reviewed October 2, 2018

This is a very new library. It is basically a shell with very little on the inside. There are many computer stations occupied by persons seeking work. There are not many books - which would be expected in a library. The building is a tremendous...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank lawshark1
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Yuk. If this is what the county thought a modern library should be, they were so wrong. It's broken up into smaller parts. For lack of a better word, it's missing a "heartbeat".

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank williemaegladden
Reviewed August 6, 2018

This library is a pleasing addition to the neighbourhood. The open lighting from the glass building also was refreshing.With many activities to choose from for adults and kids, I reccommend researching the schedules of the activities on their site before, so that you would not...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank PaulaMar_12
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