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Princeton Public Library

65 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08542-3214
+1 609-924-9529
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Family friendly community

I'm not sure I would recommend the public library as a tourist destination per se, but as a local... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Emily G
Princeton, New Jersey
Multimedia Books

We are all marching towards an era of "Multimedia" Books. It comprises of Text, Audio, Video... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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65 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08542-3214
+1 609-924-9529
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Reviewed 2 days 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 1 week 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 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

The Princeton Public Library is one of the most attractive features of life at Princeton. There are regular events in the auditorium on the first floor. The renovated second floor offers a magazine and newspapers room and several quiet reading and meeting rooms. The receptionists...More

Thank Aigli P
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

When we lived in Princeton this library was a regular for our family, in particular our young daughter (from birth to nearly 2). It is an amazing space for little kids and I truly didn't realize how amazing it was until we moved. The libraries...More

Thank EQP1973
Reviewed 4 May 2017

I would not consider this a sightseeing stop. It is a nice place if you want to relax, chill, read a little, use the Internet, etc. If you have kids (I was baby-sitting), there is a great kids floor, and though we didn't go to...More

Thank dinj
Reviewed 19 April 2017

One of the better and bigger libraries in the area. One of the best features for me is the ability to get a room to meet with a small group.

Thank PrincetonArt
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