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Salt Lake City Public Library: Tours & Tickets

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210 E 400 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84111-2804
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow. The inside entrance soars above your head and is awe inspiring. There are shops and coffee shops inside the entrance and on the opposite entrance you can sit by the waterfall and view the architecture from that side which is very modern with sweeping...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank gloriab598
Reviewed 13 August 2019

If you take the books as read. The chairs are great, the views fantastic especially if you wish to sit and ponder on what you are reading or your choice of books. The roof top terrace is great for views of the city and hills...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank cameron m
Reviewed 8 August 2019 via mobile

Extremely helpful staff and audio tech, got us set up and presentations went off without a hitch. The facility is beautiful and the A/C kept up even though it was 102. Be mindful of large homeless presence on and around the property. Police were present...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank billn635
Reviewed 27 July 2019

The Salt Lake City Public Library is a truly impressive building. My husband and I especially enjoyed seeing the beautiful fountain outside and checking out the delightful shop with literary-themed gifts. However, having heard so much about the views from the fifth floor rooftop terrace,...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 22 July 2019 via mobile

Amazing, clean and friendly library in downtown SLC. Inside there are a few little shops and cafe just before the library’s main entrance. Once inside, you have many floors of books, computers and activities (giant sized chess, anyone?). We have 2 boys so immediately headed...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank madrehoodandoils
Reviewed 8 July 2019

Nice place to stop and look around. The building has unique architecture and is great for walking through and enjoying the scenery. A cool glass elevator takes you up to the rooftop garden and there are shops to browse.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank emily13anne
Reviewed 29 June 2019

Impressively beautiful - up and down. Was here for a charity gala event that was really spectacular to attend

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Cgayle98
Reviewed 20 June 2019 via mobile

This is a gorgeous library! Glass elevators to each of 5 floors, very open spaces and wonderful areas to relax and read...or daydream. The 5th floor has a rooftop garden with beautiful views. The first day we stopped in, the rooftop was closed because of...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank ChajuBenree
Reviewed 2 May 2019 via mobile

If you like modern architecture, this building is for you. This multi-story glass structure features a massive, sun filled atrium. Each floor is accessible via a glass elevator as well as free floating stairs. There is a rooftop viewing platform which was unfortunately closed during...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank backpacker31
Reviewed 26 March 2019 via mobile

We were walking around downtown and saw the interesting architecture so went closer. The modern library with Cafe, art museum displays and small shops was a great way to spend some time. Wish we had this library in our town!

Date of experience: March 2019
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Sherri W
29 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.