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Salt Lake City Public Library

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210 E 400 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84111-2804
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Who would have guessed....this place does not look like a library....very modernistic design, probably when they built an addition to the original structure. Very impressive.

Thank gold-vintner
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We hadn't had it on our list of things to see, but stumbled on it while walking around Washington Square. It's a beautiful building; loved the spiral staircases and glass elevators. The rooftop garden was accessible although may be getting singe work done. That it...More

Thank April D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Odd to visit the library, but I wish we had this in our town! The building is very unusual. I recommend leaving by the outside stairs. The art was really well displayed and interesting. We loved the fireside reading areas and the giant chess set....More

Thank Kkelly89
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really nice building, and amenities here. There is a roof top garden at the top of the library as well as different galleries within the library. The architecture of the building is very unique.

Thank travelingenigma
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you have time while visiting SLC, I recommend dropping in here. The architecture is all steel and glass and the views of the mountains are amazing. The layout offers nice little hangout areas where you can soak in the sun and the views. They...More

Thank Esprit_2012
Reviewed 4 September 2018

This is a wonderful, beautiful, welcoming public library. Lots of space. Wonderful areas to sit, study, and read.

Thank MickeysBestPal
Reviewed 3 September 2018

The elevator is all made of glass. There's a beauty shop right at the entrance in case you care about looking beautiful even in the library. It has several floors and multiple activities. The people are friendly. And you can easily get there by cab,...More

Thank Claudia O
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Nice architecture and close to everything in the city including the tracks train. Restaurants close by.

Thank Desistarr
Reviewed 27 August 2018

This is a spectacular building with a great collection and excellent librarians. It's tech friendly and has a wonderful children's section. As with many libraries these days, you should not be surprised to find quite a few homeless or at least very low income folks...More

Reviewed 16 August 2018

It was a good place at the beginning, now it's full of people who just want to get out of the weather. SLC should build something for the homeless rather than destroying a place of learning and research.

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Sherri W
30 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.