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Princeton Public Library

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A wonderful library that focused on the user - friendly staff, lovely environment and a great... read more

Reviewed January 9, 2019
anikoPrincetonusa
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Princeton, New Jersey
Nice musuem, great space for studying and reading!

Was visiting Princeton and wanted to get some reading in. Was blown away by the great spaces in the... read more

Reviewed December 10, 2018
Alexander P
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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Good location, wonderful Library with extensive resources the library's pretty spacious you're able to study in quiet.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 9, 2019

A wonderful library that focused on the user - friendly staff, lovely environment and a great collection of books with a very user friendly catalogue

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank anikoPrincetonusa
Reviewed December 10, 2018

Was visiting Princeton and wanted to get some reading in. Was blown away by the great spaces in the library for reading and studying. Wish I had a great library in my community!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Alexander P
Reviewed September 3, 2018

this library is huge and its open on the weekends too. Very clean, well maintained and beautiful people all around.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

This library is one of the best public libraries I have ever experienced. There is a cafe as well as a little gift shop and used book shop. There are quiet study and conference rooms available for Princeton Township residents and library members. There are...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Noemidlp
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Beautiful facility. Very convenient location. there is just as much to do outside in the plaza as there is to do inside. Make sure to visit the weekly farmers market. Parking lot right around the corner.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank carlf558
Reviewed July 9, 2018

We don't live in Princeton, NJ but just on its borders. Nevertheless, the membership is worth paying the $50 annual fee whether for its film series, its talks by authors or its superb DVD and book collection. In addition, I get two hours free parking...More

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank Marilyn T
Reviewed May 30, 2018

We were in Princeton for 2 months so my husband and I became members of this big and well-stocked public library. It is well staffed so there is always someone to help. It has a used book store and a selection of gifts geared to...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank jauchzet
Reviewed May 24, 2018

The library is multi-storied and has quite an impressive collection of books for all ages. Service staff is quite friendly and this is quite popular with kids.

Date of experience: July 2017
3  Thank PushExplore
Reviewed March 2, 2018

I think this is a nice clean library, but its very big, so if you want to know where something is , ask the librarian, and its three floors. People here are very nice and always helpful. They are never rude, and are always available....More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Matan O
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