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Greensboro Public Library

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Address: 219 N. Church St, Greensboro, NC
Phone Number: 336-373-2471
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Great library with a nice children's area

This library is actually not far from where we live, so we go there fairly often. This library is very spacious with an upstairs and a downstairs and of course an elevator. One of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2016
MissMocha82
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Greensboro, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

I haven't spent much time, but this library is beautiful. They have a great children's area. They also have a lot of space and tables for studying/reading. They have many computers available as well for use.

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Thank Divya S
Greensboro, North Carolina
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74 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

My preschool aged daughter and I have loved this library since she was born! The children's section is large and sort of separated from the rest of the library so the kiddos can make a little extra noise without being disturbing to the other patrons. The storytime for kids is offered several times per week and is the perfect introduction... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

This is the Central Library, located in a beautiful looking building located on the edge of downtown Greensboro, NC. Unfortunately they do have limited resources, especially if you are trying to research issues in-depth. Their web-site is usually a bit out-dated and not refreshed as often as it could be, and their search-engine is cumbersome at best, including listing items... More 

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Thank Michael Eric H
Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

This library is actually not far from where we live, so we go there fairly often. This library is very spacious with an upstairs and a downstairs and of course an elevator. One of the things that we love about this library is the dedicated Children's area. In the children's area there's a lot of children's books and they also... More 

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Thank MissMocha82
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016

This two story library is beautifully built and meets the needs of all ages. The second floor has stuff for adults and computers and quiet places to work. The main level is split in two with children's area with picture books, chapter books, computers, and fun places to read, and an adult area too. This library is downtown and has... More 

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Thank Amelia C
Greensboro, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

Two floors, well stocked with learning materials, computers, books for every age and taste. The staff are very helpful and knowledgeable. It's quiet, like a library should be, but there are always lots of people inside, taking advantage of this great resource. If you've been without a good public library, as I was for many years, you'll appreciate one this... More 

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Thank Derek W
Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016

Diversified, helpful topics. Computers, etc. I love reading. Convenient location, across from Children's Museum.

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Thank Joy L
Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

The Greensboro Public Library system is excellent. The Central, Hemphill, Kathleen Clay Edwards, and Lake Brandt branches are all different. The Central Library downtown offers the most space and selection. They have also been kind enough to display our photography club's images for the past several years. We are currently on display through March. Hemphill is devoted to the arts.... More 

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Thank Gary J
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

I take my grandchildren to the library, but like some of the other locations better. They like the children's room. The bad thing about this library is it's a hang out for homeless people and they are always around and some are very creepy. Staff seems to be ok, except for a short blonde and black haired girl, she hasn't... More 

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Thank Terry S
Greensboro, North Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

I love the library and we take our kids almost every week to check out new books. We usually go to the KCB library on New Garden street but decided to try this one for a change. There was no free parking anywhere close to the library. While we could have paid to park in a garage close by, we... More 

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