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“Spectacular!”

Seattle Public Library
Ranked #12 of 457 things to do in Seattle
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed January 19, 2014

We checked out the Seattle library. It was spectacular. The architecture is well worth a view. Bring your camera. There's a Henry Moore sculpture outside. Classy! An attractive and inviting children's' section. The electronic card catalog and Dewey system is terrific! I could live here during the day. All that I require is $600,000 for a Seattle waterfront houseboat. However, if we decide to reside on Lake Washington in Medina near Bill and Melinda Gates, I need to win the lottery, probably twice. The Gates' pad is a mere 60,000 square feet, the largest house around.

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Reviewed January 13, 2014

The library has interesting architecture and decor, but otherwise it is a well stocked and well kept library. Worth stopping by for a quick peek if you have easy access. Not worth a special detour for a Seattle visitor. If I were a local, I would spend hours there. Libraries are fantastic places, especially those with map rooms and large historical sections.

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Reviewed January 10, 2014 via mobile

SPL is very paticulary. Looking at and visiting it will have a good and useful chance for you really. SPL is very different from ordinary library.

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Reviewed January 9, 2014

The Seattle Public Library is an all age facility that will keep you entertained for hours and i'm talking about the decor and building structure. I love this place and do spend many blissful hours subdued in the tranquility of the space. This is a must see!

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Reviewed January 7, 2014

Amazing what materials are free and available for use. Reserving material in all media forms is available, Books, CD Music, Books on CD or digital format. Hard material is made available at any local library, electronic media is available off a computer. Got a whole collection of Musicals and Glee Series.

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