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Princeton Public Library

65 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08542-3214
+1 609-924-9529
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the future of all libraries

Amazing place, staff receptive. wave of the future in taking out & returning books snack bar was... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
iffy2013
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warren nj
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Nice big building right on Witherspoon St. We ended up sitting in the court yard next to the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kathy S
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65 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08542-3214
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Amazing place, staff receptive. wave of the future in taking out & returning books snack bar was good

Thank iffy2013
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice big building right on Witherspoon St. We ended up sitting in the court yard next to the library after checking out what they offered.

Thank Kathy S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At least the most beautiful we have seen anywhere! The three level open architecture, the wonderful, knowledgeable staff, the rich diversity of patrons, the vast and well arranged collection of books, the plentiful and comfortable seating and work areas...all contribute to a place where you...More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Princeton Public Library is every book lovers' dream come true. The children's books are on the third level. There is a wide variety of books to choose from. The second level had a lot of reference books. It is a good place for some...More

Thank namnam75
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm not sure I would recommend the public library as a tourist destination per se, but as a local, it's one of the best public libraries to have in the community. For anyone passing through the town looking for a quiet place to wander and...More

Thank Emily G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We are all marching towards an era of "Multimedia" Books. It comprises of Text, Audio, Video, Imaging & Animation. Good to see that the world renowned Princeton Public Library has gone far ahead in this direction. Amazing collections are 200,790 - Audio; 7,064,274 - Text;...More

Thank Cshastry2
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

This library is huge! There is thousands of books and a very helpful staff to search through them. The library is very quiet, making it an excellent place to do work or study. They also have conference rooms scattered throughout the building that you can...More

Thank Tyler B
Reviewed 4 June 2017

great place to study, work on the computer, read or tutor. this place is state of the art and has everything you'd need

Thank leahmburn84
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Princeton Public Library is a true gem, even for the non-resident passing through. There's a cafe, a used book store, and plenty of places to sit and enjoy the restful surroundings. I particularly enjoyed the sleek modern areas and the floor to ceiling glass windows.

Thank AlexanderD
Reviewed 22 May 2017

If you live in Princeton, or are just passing through, make sure you leverage this wonderful community resource. The only challenge is making sense of the many options.

Thank Andrew S
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