Austin Central Library, Austin Public Library, Austin

4.7
#103 of 315 in Things to do in Austin
Government Building · Hidden Gem · Landmark
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  • The building is spectacular with abundant light and color. Staff are knowledgeable and helpful. Great selection of books although navigating the various sections can be a bit tricky initially. Self...  more »
  • Great little restaurant on back side of building had great french toast and coffee there. Walked through library and it was a quite morning at the start of the Virus scare.  more »
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  • This is absolutely the most beautiful library I have ever seen, I have never seen a 5 story library before. The building itself is very modern design, with glass stairs, glass walls.... This is a great place to study, to play, and to rest. They have all the education materials you need, you can rent laptops. tablets, and more. On the top floor there is a patio, indeed it is a garden since there are so many plants and flowers. It is very good view, people can come up here to look around the Downtown are of Austin , as well as to read and relax. There are two levels of parking garage under the building, and it is free for the first hour.
  • Here is the most popular library in Austin. I know that not very many people go to the library anymore these days ever since the smartphone has been out. What's amazing about this place is that it's in downtown Austin and downtown is where a lot of young people like to hang out. This library has many futuristic designs and it has the most stuff out of every single library in the whole entire Austin metro area. It has 6 floors unlike other libraries in town.

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