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Vancouver Public Library (Central Library Branch)

340 West Georgia St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 6B1, Canada
+1 604-331-3600
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This is an architectural gem in the heart of this beautiful city. Creatively designed and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Tim R
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Fort Worth
Decent City Library

Many different things to take advantgae as well as just taking out or reading books. The more you... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
David H
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Vancouver, Canada
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A striking modern building contains over 130 photo albums on the history of the city.
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  • Average6%
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340 West Georgia St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 6B1, Canada
Robson Street
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is an architectural gem in the heart of this beautiful city. Creatively designed and attractive it is an interesting place to visit as well to study or read.

Thank Tim R
Reviewed 4 days ago

Many different things to take advantgae as well as just taking out or reading books. The more you explore what they have to offer, though deeper your enjoyment of the facility will be.

Thank David H
Reviewed 4 days ago

Take a stroll around and thru the plaza area if you like distinguished architecture. You cannot go inside unless you possess a library card as a member but it is majestic and photo worthy.

Thank Xavierrette
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a good library.Obviously you need membership to get books.Free internet.The building is build to mimic roman coliseum.

Thank cruisedream
Reviewed 1 week ago

For any age person, whether tourist or resident, this is an adventure at no cost! Take your family or friends for an outing like no other, you can travel anywhere in the world or your imagination in a library!

Thank kimmysenko
Reviewed 1 week ago

Structured well. Accessible - elevators and washrooms. Clean. Plenty of community amenities. Study rooms, larger rooms for rent for special occasions. Free internet with library card.

Thank CosmicTami
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow, I can spend a lot of time here. Books galore, floors to wonder on to look around at the various books. Wonderful library.

Thank Judith K
Reviewed 1 week ago

This library branch, centrally located downtown is a treasure trove of information and interest. There is an excellent supply of reading and research material as well as a number of very helpful people. Check out the free clubs and informational presentations .

Thank pathartley
Reviewed 1 week ago

The faux Roman Colosseum exterior is wonderfully goofy, but a welcome change from the ubiquitous steel and concrete of downtown Vancouver. Once you enter the library itself, you're in a shrine for books. Even as a tourist with other fish to fry, this place is...More

Thank boz61949
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looks like the Roman Coliseum from the outside. Very interesting and imaginative architecture -- Cool place. I also liked the food court area that partially ringed the library but was segregated from its interior reading rooms. Nice!

Thank George S
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thoroughfare is a primary attraction. In between the
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