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“Wonderful Library”

Burton Barr Central Library
Ranked #19 of 229 things to do in Phoenix
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: A library for the space age, this five-story cube of steel and glass is clad in ribbed copper sheeting and sunshine.
Tempe, Arizona
Level 5 Contributor
92 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Wonderful Library”
Reviewed December 26, 2012

What's not to like. Great customer service, beautiful building, order online. Plenty of computers for use, quiet reading areas.

Visited December 2012
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
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English first
Phoenix, Arizona
Level 6 Contributor
116 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Beautiful!”
Reviewed December 12, 2012

Beautiful building, incredible staff and wonderful books to enjoy in a perfect setting!! They have wonderful speakers and classes as well--the architecture alone is worth going for.

Visited March 2012
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Phoenix, Arizona
Level 6 Contributor
803 reviews
204 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,026 helpful votes
“Well lit, big selection library”
Reviewed November 19, 2012

The builing itself is large and well lit. The selection of books and other reading material is very large.

I also enjoy the art in the library.

The parking is plentyful.

Visited August 2012
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1 Thank arizonaac
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Phoenix, Arizona
Level 4 Contributor
43 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Architecturally significant in the Valley”
Reviewed October 23, 2012

An unusual building on the Deck Park, a must visit for fans of architecture in Phoenix. Usually busy and always met my library needs.

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Phoenix
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Books!”
Reviewed October 15, 2012

I love this library. It reminds of libraries back east that are massive and full of knowledge waiting to be had.

Visited May 2012
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