Central Library -- St. Louis Public Library

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The rich history of St. Louis and it’s environs can be found in the maps collection at the St. Louis Public Library. The maps in this collection reflect the many different facets of cartography and predate its creation in 1865. You’ll find maps of exploration, topographic maps, military maps, thematic maps on a wide range of topics including geology industries, railroads and property ownership. You’ll find original 1812 and 1824 St. Louis plat maps, maps of many U.S. and international cities.

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Excellent children's library section
Reviewed By n2quiltingorders July 2017

I attended story time with grandchildren. It was well attended and lots of fun for all. Grandson loves the interactive computer section, in particular.

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Lots to see and more to learn!
Reviewed By Vanessa C July 2017

First, let's state the obvious - the building is ridiculously pretty. Bring a camera, you're going to want to drool over it later. And moving on. So. We decided that we wanted to take a tour of...

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Beautiful building
Reviewed By HkyLvr January 2017

This is one of the loveliest libraries I have seen, inside and out. They have kept the history alive in the building and it still functions as a modern library. They have special displays also...

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