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“Fabulous, friendly and full of character”

Cleveland Public Library
Ranked #23 of 178 things to do in Cleveland
Certificate of Excellence
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Moncton, Canada
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241 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
“Fabulous, friendly and full of character”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2013

The building is full of history with a modern twist. As a visitor, you can get a 1 hour free internet pass with ID to access one of the many PC's which is very helpful. Or you can take your tablet or device and just log onto the public net for free. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The building beautifully restored and spacious. A treat not to miss.

Visited September 2013
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Cleveland Heights, Ohio, United States
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46 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“lots of knowledge here abt EVERYTHING”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2013

also, several dozen public computers in the basement. they open at 10am, so no earlybirds. i think that they still have a newspaper reading room with papers from all over the world

Visited August 2013
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Ottawa, Canada
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120 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“All libraries should look and feel like this”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2013

It's an exquisite place. The building itself is gorgeous. We were in the older building and unfortunately didn't have time to do both buildings. We had an amazing conversation with the librarian in the special collections section. Go see it as well as all the magnificent chess sets they have in their collection. Between the buildings is a reading nest. Check it out and experience the calm of sitting there and being absorbed in your surroundings and a favorite book. If all libraries were like this, they would all be packed!

Visited August 2013
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Chesterland, Ohio
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44 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Reading - Seeing - Research - Whatever Your Needs!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2013

First you have a world class location right downtown with state of the art technology. Have a relaxing time reading or use technology to find old newspapers of events in Cleveland - everything from Elliott Ness to NASA Space - it's all here in Cleveland.

Visited June 2013
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Toronto
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18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Welcome refuge from hot summer day”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2013

This is a great free attraction within the city. Stopped in to take advantage of the air conditioning. Pleasantly surprised with the wonderful architecture. Well worth a visit.

Visited July 2013
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