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Trenton Free Public Library

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A great resource!

The Trenton Free Public Library was built in 1902, but its roots go back to books the citizens of... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Trenton, New Jersey
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Beautiful building, community resource!

This is a unique spot in downtown Trenton. As the website will tell you, it is the second oldest... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Pennington, New Jersey
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6 days ago
“A great resource!”
3 weeks ago
“Beautiful building, community resource!”
The Trenton Free Public Library is located in downtown historic Trenton. With open access to all we welcome visitors! In addition to all the public library has to offer, we also house the renowned Trentoniana Collection. With manuscripts and...more
120 Academy St, Trenton, NJ 08608-1302
+1 609-392-7188
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Trenton Free Public Library was built in 1902, but its roots go back to books the citizens of Trenton asked Benjamin Franklin to buy for their community library. It's a friendly public place, with a willingness to service anyone who enters. My own destination...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a unique spot in downtown Trenton. As the website will tell you, it is the second oldest free library in the US, after Ben Franklin's in Philadelphia. It is a gracious old building, well-maintained, with a very peaceful vibe. It appears to be...More

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Reviewed February 15, 2017

This is an old building with interesting architecture. It is a nice quiet place to spend a few hours learning. Lunch on the steps is neat too.

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Reviewed July 25, 2016

I happened to attend a meeting that was held here in early July. I fell in love with the facility and the people who work there and the patrons! I have been back to volunteer to read for their summer program or help in anyway...More

3  Thank catsun1684
Reviewed July 20, 2016

Large selection. Informative people working there. Read a book this summer. Building is beautiful architecture

1  Thank MountianLover
Reviewed March 17, 2016

This beautiful building and it's haunts are still a thrill for me. When I was a very young girl and going through some rough times in my life, this library was my Wonderland. I will always remember how the books and my fantasies made everything...More

3  Thank mariamcconnaughey
Reviewed September 19, 2015

Such a great variety of books! Not Crazy about the location. However, you can have a nice little day there visiting the library and museum next door. There is also the planetarium next door!

Thank Judy S
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