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Salt Lake City Public Library

210 E 400 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84111-2804
+1 801-524-8200
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210 E 400 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84111-2804
+1 801-524-8200
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I were excited to see how cool this place looked in person as it does online, and were disappointed when we were greeted by a dozen or more homeless people around the door and throughout the library. The aroma of pee definitely...More

Thank Sabrina E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Take 30 minutes and visit the Salt Lake City Public Library! I promise you won't be disappointed! This masterpiece designed by internationally-acclaimed architect Moshe Safdie includes a six-story walkable wall, offers panoramic views of Salt Lake City, and much more. For more details, read my...More

Thank ShutterbugSage
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Salt Lake City's main, downtown, library is an architectural beauty designed by Moshe Sadie in 2003. A four story spiral design of glass, rather than brick and mortar, gives a very light and airy feel to the interior and is conducive to mindful pursuits. It...More

Thank rchapa2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited the main library for the first time on Saturday, 12/16/17. The architecture is stunning!!! Four floors filled with books and art work. Can't wait to go there again!

Thank fluggie_40
Reviewed 6 December 2017

The design of the library is amazing and the rooftop seating area offers a beautifully calm view of the city and the mountains. When we walked around the library, the big windows also show the mountains, which was simply an amazing view for those who...More

Thank Cecilia P
Reviewed 1 December 2017

I love this library in the heart of downtown! For a special treat, head to the rooftop to be met with spectacular panoramic views of the Salt Lake Valley. This area is always hosting the summery fairs and festivals. It's a great free place to...More

Thank heatherisbetter
Reviewed 27 November 2017

There are books about just anything, even in different languages. Just find a quiet corner to sit and you forget the time, by reading. They are helpful to find something you are interested in You might even become friends with some-one.

Thank Jannette Z
Reviewed 11 November 2017

So much more to do here than reading books at this library. Meander past dramatic glass-walled architecture, stroll through the roof garden or stop by the ground-floor shops. Designed by architect Moshe Safdie, this library’s unique curved design and a walkable wall that leads to...More

Thank Realdealz
Reviewed 31 October 2017

We started from the inside and went to the top and then checked out the rooftop area. What great views of the city and the surrounding area. We then headed down the outside stairs to the garden area. This library is a must see if...More

1  Thank IndySig
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Take the lift to the top floor to walk around the roof gardens and enjoy the views. Relax and take a picnic

1  Thank Richard S
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Sherri W
29 July 2017|
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Response from funnytraveler1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. The SLC library has free computers for use on the third floor. Copies are available, but I am not sure of the price per copy.