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Address: 7 Sir Winston Churchill Sq NW, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2V4, Canada
Phone Number: +1 780-423-2331
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Closing for renovations in January, 2nd floor closed now, moving to Hudson's Bay Building

Winner of best library in North America last year. I love the central library, with its brutalist 1960s modern architecture, furniture and spaces. Check out when free films are... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Winner of best library in North America last year. I love the central library, with its brutalist 1960s modern architecture, furniture and spaces. Check out when free films are shown, visit the computer "maker space", apply for a temporary password for the internet (or just log into the free wifi on your phone). November 18-20 is the "Books to Buy"... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

I always go there to borrow books and DVDs. Selection is broad and there so many to choose. They also have rare DVDs that you only could watch at Metro or Princess Theatre. If you don't have fancy cable/satelite or Netflex, this is the place that you can find your entertainment. As someone mentioned, this location will be closed for... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

All of the surrounding buildings have seen some renovations so this building will as well the library is slated for renovations. This is the central and mail library for Edmonton. In addition to the books, periodicals, movies, and music you can borrow, there are rooms in which programs are run for various groups from children to adults. The library has... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Great selection of books, magazines and movies! People who work there are very helpful and nice all the time

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Thank Yana S
Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

The entire library is very modern, and really encourages new thoughts and ideas. It has a recording studio, as well as a 3D printer and many other innovations that not many people can get easy access to. Would recommend this place for people of all ages!

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

Just want to relax this could be the place find a nice book or magazine and read. The kids place is good and they usually have programs for them. There are lots of things to do here just check the website.

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Thank Mcalien
Alberta
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2015

The Heritage Room in this library is amazing. There are numerous books about the history of various places in Alberta, as well as genealogical resources and records. I found a book on the history of the Misericordia Hospital and another one about the ship my father's family came to Canada on back in the 1920s. While you can't remove books... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015

This is an excellent facility right in the heart of downtown. The service is outstanding - i didn't really expect that.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2015

Love be this library, it's huge and so easy to spend hours and hours just looking and reading so many cool things. Great rainy day activity!

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Thank Debra W
Edmonton
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2015

excellent staff help - you have a problem and they really make an effort to help you solve it. What can I say - they are there for you!!

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