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Vancouver Public Library (Central Library Branch)

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340 West Georgia St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 6B1, Canada
+1 604-331-3600
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A Fabulous place for work and relaxed reading

Since I was staying in downtown Vancouver, I used the library as one of the spots for my reading... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Anna F
Wow what a building

Got off here from the hop-on hop-off bus just because the building is so out off place in vancouver... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
margaret c
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A striking modern building contains over 130 photo albums on the history of the city.
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  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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340 West Georgia St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 6B1, Canada
Robson Street
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Since I was staying in downtown Vancouver, I used the library as one of the spots for my reading and lecture preparations. Though the upper floors were noisy as renovation was under way, the lower ones provided the much sought after peace and concentration necessary...More

Thank Anna F
Reviewed 4 days ago

Got off here from the hop-on hop-off bus just because the building is so out off place in vancouver should be in Rome but worth a look.

Thank margaret c
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's rare that I rate a library as a public attraction, but this one qualifies. It's a beautiful, soaring space. You can just visit one of the several eateries on the ground floor and enjoy the view, or you can walk up the seven flights...More

Thank esimms5555
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow, what a cool library! There's even an audio visual lab where you can use audio software and record voice overs etc.. The staff was very helpful. Lots of computer access, lots of printer access and on the ground floor there are cafes and a...More

Thank AllanLevy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Must see, amazing architectural structure. Worth getting off the Hop on hop off bus to see this beauty properl

Thank Roslyn B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you have a car when you're visiting, a great place to park is in Costco; it's a very short walk from there. The library is a beautiful building and well worth even just having a look at the outside. If you do have time...More

Thank Suzie A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I know I cannot do,this place justice. Seems like as many books as in the Library of Congress plus rooms to make your own music or edit anything and everything. Plus the architecture is special as well.

Thank McWett
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The thing that impressed me most about this library was the sign on the restroom doors "trans welcome". What a progressive city - we may have to move there!

Thank Jacquie G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our hotel was near the library so we decided to visit it. The library is beautiful but when we walked in early one morning, we were surprised to see at least 100 people waiting for the library to open. It was like "Black Friday" in...More

Thank Diane T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The design of the building alone is worth seeing. There are often art shows there as well. And as a library, a great place to hang out.

Thank Nina P
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