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Address: 325 Superior Ave E, Cleveland, OH 44114-1271
Phone Number: +1 216-623-2800
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Love the Reading Garden!

This is a blend of the old historical building and the new building and the Eastman Reading Garden sits between the two. The reading garden is a great place to have lunch or take... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed August 20, 2016
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McKinney, Texas
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McKinney, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016

This is a blend of the old historical building and the new building and the Eastman Reading Garden sits between the two. The reading garden is a great place to have lunch or take a break and enjoy the peace and quiet. Cracking Art adorns the library and reading garden. There are several colorful creatures on display.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016

As a native Clevelander, I couldn't wait to bring my Seattle family to visit the library, the world's bestest, loveliest, sweetest library ever. We so enjoyed ourselves, and loved the Eastman Reading Garden and adorable public art sprinkled throughout.

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Brecksville, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016

Rainey day? Spend a day at the Cleveland Library! The building is beautiful. There are often free lectures. If you are visiting~beautiful on both the inside and out!

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London, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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 bubbles 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 bubbles 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 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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