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“Great building, great books”

Seattle Public Library
Ranked #25 of 470 things to do in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed January 12, 2012

This is a great place just to wander around. Every floor is a unique experience, and the Dewey Decimal numbers are on the floor. Awesome!

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Reviewed January 11, 2012

Sorry, Boston Public Library. My heart has been stolen by the Seattle Public Library. The unique design, the spiral walkway that goes through all the stacks gradually for five floors, the amazing atrium, the intriguing displays of information behind the checkout desk...I'm in love.

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Reviewed January 10, 2012

OMG this might be the most wonderful library in America!

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Reviewed January 9, 2012

The Architecture of the building is fascinating. Inside there is a continuous ramp that takes you up several floors. At certain points you can look out the many windows and see the side walk not just below but beneath you.

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Reviewed January 9, 2012

This is an amazing space to visit. Be sure to see the red hall.

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