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Princeton Public Library

65 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08542-3214
+1 609-924-9529
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Fabulous and free!!!

Buy CD's and books to help upkeep. Great selection of books and magazines plus WiFi. Wish they... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ian J
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Chester, United Kingdom
Very disappointing

After reading the Trip Advisor reviews I wanted to visit the library whilst I was in Princeton. I... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
sdee101
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London, United Kingdom
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65 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08542-3214
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Buy CD's and books to help upkeep. Great selection of books and magazines plus WiFi. Wish they could relocate to UK.

Thank Ian J
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

After reading the Trip Advisor reviews I wanted to visit the library whilst I was in Princeton. I had gotten a completely wrong impression. It is a very large library on 3 floors in a modern building with a lot of facilities but it was...More

Thank sdee101
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This is affiliated with Mercer County just across the Princeton University. This is a county library but has lot of books periodical. There is a Star buck inside for convenience but many stall and eatables are nearby. Parking is free on weekdays and Saturday on...More

Thank smm06
Reviewed 17 August 2017

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

Thank iffy2013
Reviewed 9 August 2017

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 1 August 2017

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 28 July 2017 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 21 July 2017

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 15 July 2017

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
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