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“Vast Blast from the 50's Past” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Denver Public Library

Denver Public Library
Ranked #12 of 247 things to do in Denver
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Owner description: The largest library in the greater metro area is known for its books, photographs and maps about Denver's frontier history.
Omaha, NE
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
“Vast Blast from the 50's Past”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 13, 2014

Built sometime in the fifties when architecture was not at it's most awesome... but a must see in terms of functional use of a vast amount of space.

Music rooms, childrens reading rooms, magazine & newspaper rooms... you get the point.

I wish we had a library like this near me.

It is in the same complex (next door) to the Denver Art Museum so its a don't miss opportunity. The staff is so friendly and helpful. They will even offer to call a cab for you & smile about it!

The NYC Public Library it is not, but it is charming in it's own 50's kind of way.

Highly recommend~

Visited May 2014
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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“Nice pit stop”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 13, 2014

Great location. A great stop if you need a break to sit and read or if you are just in the area. There is a lot to see and do around the library, you can make a whole day of it

Visited May 2014
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Labadie, Missouri
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“A Hidden Gem”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2014

Most people probably don't think of stopping in at the local library, but the Denver Library is definitely worth a peek. Go up to the upper floors and check out the artwork and genealogy section- it's amazing what you can discover in just a short period of time. It's fun to look at the old maps, too.

Visited April 2014
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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“books and more a gorgeous biilding and excellent resources in the heart of the city”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2014

Helpful and friendly staff excellent resources and facilities.
convenient parking not a plus but so much else is you can get over that.

Visited March 2014
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Denver, Colorado, United States
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“Always a Great Library”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 12, 2014

I like the fact you can reserve books online and pick them up at the branch location of your choice. Even books that one puts on a waiting list come in fairly fast.

Visited February 2014
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