We wen for summer solstice event, they had a Native American band playing. Was very interesting and free.
Will Bruder designed this library, and it gets a lot of use from community members who have embraced it as their own. In addition, it is a "must-see" for lovers of architecture. Get inside and explore. If you're in Phoenix during the summer solstice, you can experience how the sun lights up the interior columns.
The library was huge, it was pretty clean. There were people apparently using the bathroom to bathe but that wasn't a big deal. It was a bit overwhelming and the woman at the desk on the fourth floor wasn't particularly friendly or helpful but I'll just go to someone else next time. There were lots of computers for people to... More
It is very close to downtown activities. The staff is affable. It is a well organized the includes a wide array of reading, viewing and listening materials. The electronic capability aids in rapid service and the internet based reservation and books is excellent. The architecture utilized in the facility is well done.
This is an excellent, well stocked, multifaceted library on several levels (elevators provided). They are generous in allowing patrons from the Coounty to use this City facility. Their on-line book selection is extensive and quite current.
This is Will Bruder's masterpiece. The architecture keeps on working. Libraries are changing as social needs are foisted onsuch piblic spaces. Many homeless people spend much of their day here--- hey, reading all day? Sunds good to me. I need interlibrary loans quite frequently. This is the place for them, and the service is terrific. I also have used books... More
Went to the Central Library several years ago when I was actively doing some family history research. Was amazed at how large it is and the THOUSANDS of books that are on hand.
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