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Pueblo, CO

Population: 113,116
Jeff Adkins

Whether you're part of the budget, not-buy crowd or just appreciate the perks of a fine library, the Robert Hoag Rawlings Public Library in Pueblo, CO will please you. Interactive features like the InfoZone News Museum, and separate sections for children and teens, set this library apart from the crowd.

If you'd rather browse a bookstore, Pueblo and its surrounding areas have plenty of those as well. Forty-four to be exact, including nearby Colorado Springs' Poor Richard's, a restaurant, wine shop, toy and bookstore in one.

Where to go: The library

Authors who lived here: Kent Haruf, author of The Tie That Binds, and Asma Gull Hasan of Red, White and Muslim: My Story of Belief

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