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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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One of the best

Still love this library and visit every time I go to Vancouver. Still the only place I've seen... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Like being in ancient Greece and having all media at your fingertips

The architecture is awesome and the access to all forms of media is just enough to blow your mind... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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A striking modern building contains over 130 photo albums on the history of the city.
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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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340 West Georgia St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 6B1, Canada
Robson Street
+1 604-331-3600
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Still love this library and visit every time I go to Vancouver. Still the only place I've seen shopper baskets to carry your books around the different floors. Great amenities in an amazing building.

Thank RickieJ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The architecture is awesome and the access to all forms of media is just enough to blow your mind. This is in my top 3 of libraries worldwide.

Thank lonelyxpat
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really appreciated the architecture of this central urban library. It has lots of places to sit at a desk and work quietly with a neat view of the open and airy feeling public space.

Thank familyman202016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you like books, you'll love the VPL Central Branch. The modern design will draw you into the facility. It's worth a visit.

Thank JCJ2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the courtyard is gorgeous too this fantastic venue its in a perfect location close too the skytrain and bus routes its also close too the 2 the 2 downtown stadiums being rogers arena and bc place lots of fast food places and several stores as...More

Thank lyle1958
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love going through art books that I cannot take home..but have access to. I can spend hours in there just looking at the pictures, the people, copying some images, etc. Love to see the hassle and buzz going on downstairs at the atrium.

Thank Vancouveritas
Reviewed 16 December 2017

As a self-employed consultant, I was looking for somewhere other than my small condo to work. I ended up at the wonderful and delightful downtown VPL. Helpful staff at the desk helped me sort out a small issue with my library card, then I found...More

Thank lovetravel-vancouver
Reviewed 29 November 2017

An awesome place to study, many types of books, different people that you can change experiences and in the heart of downtown.

Thank FelipeM1991
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Stopped here for quick look at the library before heading off to the Canuck game. Great decor and nice facility, well worth taking some time to have a look!

Thank sashakeena
Reviewed 22 November 2017

This is a big and well resourced library. Many floors for research and a good periodicals space. Not a grand reading room like in some main branches of libraries, but impressive collection. Huge interesting structure. A good and serious place.

Thank expectquality1942
Robson Street
Robson Street is a shopper's paradise. Whether a
window shopper or a serious trendsetter, a fashionista
or a dabbler, the crowd of independent boutiques,
quirky one-off shops, and well-known luxury brands on
Robson Street have something to cater for every itch
in your wallet. As a result, it draws a diverse crowd,
and the people-watching along this famous walking
thoroughfare is a primary attraction. In between the
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18 December 2017|
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Response from Preston T | Reviewed this property |
Travel north on Homer ( its one way) to Georgia Street turn right ( east) 1 block to Hamilton turn Right ( south) at the end of the block you will see the entrance to the parking garage on your right.