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Cleveland Public Library

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Address: 325 Superior Ave E, Cleveland, OH 44114-1271
Phone Number: 216 623 2800
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What a gem.

Walking by and decided to drop in. So glad we did. Shakespeare First Folio on display. Special Collection room is lovely. Bill was so helpful at the information booth and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2016
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London, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016

Walking by and decided to drop in. So glad we did. Shakespeare First Folio on display. Special Collection room is lovely. Bill was so helpful at the information booth and walked us up to the folio and taught us a a lot. Chess boards and books. As well as being a great library for the citizens of Cleveland. So glad... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016

The fourth floor of the library downtown has a huge selection of books and media in languages other than English. It is a great resource for those learning a foreign language, and for native speakers of other languages. I love the huge selection they have in French and Spanish.

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Dover, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016

We went in April and it was primarily so I could see the archecture. I never imagined we would find an unbelievable children's library, hear a woodwind trio or see Macbeth's chair.. FREE. This an absolute MUST VISIT FOR ALL.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

Award-winning library only gets better in the summer with the outdoor reading garden and the sculpture within.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

You don't need to check out a book...just to walk around & look at the stunning architecture it worth the trip inside. Marble staircases, ornate wooden doors, newspapers from around the world, & books that you'd have to go to the Library of Congress to view, you can spend a few minutes to all day. The staff is incredible &... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

the library has everything you need and the librarians are very helpful and they are always available to help

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

The Cleveland Public Library is beautiful. If you have not been, I would advise you to go. Whether you want a good book or you simply want to admire the building it is a great place to visit.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

They have the new library that in it's own right is a delight to visit. with really excellent WiFi and an awesome 3D printer. The Old Library that has been standing for a very long time is a place to go and soak in the atmosphere. The Cleveland Public Library is a catacomb of floors and sections and many places... More 

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Mashpee, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

visited the exhibit on a recent afternoon and found it to be ok ,nothing special , rest of library was good but all we really did was wander and look around, not a great idea with children or to spend much time

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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

This is a large city library spread between two buildings. A great garden reading room is bright and comfortable. The staff were so nice and very helpful.

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