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“Interiors” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Multnomah County Central Library

Multnomah County Central Library
Ranked #29 of 440 things to do in Portland
Certificate of Excellence
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Portland, Oregon
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26 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Interiors”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2013

The inside has been redone and it is gorgeous! Even if you can't check out a book, look at that staircase, the columns, the ceilings. Beautiful.

Visited August 2012
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Portland, Oregon
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118 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“The Greatest Place on Earth”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2013

I love books and this library is housed in the post incredible building! Take a stroll on each of the four floor and check out the magnificent architecture!

Visited January 2013
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Portland, Oregon
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“Beautiful building, nice gift shop”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2013

If you like libraries, its worth a stop. Recently refurbished, this library has a fantastic children's room and tree, and the classic interior and central staircase are lovely.

Visited January 2013
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180 reviews
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“a gem of a library”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2013

A handsome, open, inviting, beautifully restored building that is as modern as it is welcoming. It's gorgeous, spacious, and offers a great selection of books, electronic resources, and friendly and knowledgeable service. This library is big and quiet, and has a Friends of the Library store in the vestibule. Modern in the right ways, traditional in the necessary ways.
This is a gem of a library and worth every accolade.

Visited December 2012
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Portland, Oregon
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35 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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“World's Best County Library -- really!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2013

The Multnomah County Library is "the commons" of Portland. The place where everybody's welcome, everybody can find a place, something to learn, something new. It's the best trained library staff -- proactive to help. I just love this place. Books, DVDs, books on CD, computers. And everything well labeled and easy to find. I've been going since 1948! It's one of the few public facilities that just keeps getting better.

Visited December 2012
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