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Salt Lake City Public Library

210 E 400 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84111-2804
+1 801-524-8200
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210 E 400 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84111-2804
+1 801-524-8200
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have ten minutes to spare and an architecture/photography buff, come on by! This library has beautiful architecture. Shops on the 1st floor (book shop, flower shop, snack shop, cafes, etc.) Nice place to hang out. Library looks a bit worn/dirty. Lots of homeless...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a cool library and a great free activity when visiting SLC. The architecture is fascinating and by going to the top floor you can go on the roof and have fantastic panoramic views of SLC and the mountains. There is a small shopping...More

Thank a d
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One time I got matched with someone through an online dating service, and I offered that we meet at this library for our first date. He was offended, "You want to meet at the library? Do you not even want to talk to me?". He...More

Thank Polina K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Who knew that when you visit SLC some of the best views of the city would be on top of the library! The walk up to the top is easy or you can go inside and take the elevator to the roof. It's peaceful and...More

1  Thank Jastreich
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I love this library! There is something for everyone here! Coffee, a bit of shopping, and oh yes, books. Lots of them. The children's area has cozy cubbies for kids to hang out and read in quiet. Many books on CD to check out as...More

Thank ribo522
Reviewed 15 August 2017

This is seriously the best city library I have ever experienced. The architecture is awesome city-of-the-future style, and the city obviously intended it to be an enjoyable experience for visitors and residents alike. There are shops incorporated into both the indoor and outdoor plazas that...More

Thank hedlamp
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Well done building both inside and out. Take a walk up the ramp to the top for a nice view. Just such a beautiful building for Salt Lake City. And of course, a good library.

Thank dennis l
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Great events are consistently offered to the public, free of charge. The lobby has fun little shops and a few tables for people watching. The location is great for visitors and the grounds provide a nice spot to stop and relax.

Thank Lorina T
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I'm really interested in reading and libraries but I sought out the library because you can climb the stairs to the top and take photographs of the city and the mountains.

Thank Ben L
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Aside from the gorgeous architecture, the library has a rooftop where you get a 360° view of the Salt Lake valley, and there are also lots of fun little shops to explore!

1  Thank Cauleen H
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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.