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This is a great place to come to learn a little culture and have a great view of the town. There is... read more

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What an amazing library. So beautiful, amazing coffee shops, free WiFi and a great view. What a... read more

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5540 Spring Garden Rd, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1E9, Canada
+1 902-490-5700
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a great place to come to learn a little culture and have a great view of the town. There is a nice cafe too.

Thank EmmaE1974
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an amazing library. So beautiful, amazing coffee shops, free WiFi and a great view. What a community asset. Was glad we popped into the library on our visit Halifax. Also incredible art mosaic on the wall.

Thank shonas804
Reviewed 1 week ago

A building that welcomes everyone. Gorgeous design on the outside. Designed for comfort inside. The tourist can take the elevator to the top for wonderful views of the city. The living room is a comfortable spot to relax and simply enjoy the view. There is...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

lots to do and see. Sit and stay. cafe inside to enjoy. I spent a rainy afternoon there. It was very relaxing.

Thank Kelly P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I travel, I always try to visit the local library, and Halifax's Central Library is the best one I've seen so far. It's a wonderful resource for visitors and Halifax residents alike, with free wifi, two coffee shops, very comfortable seating, and ongoing free...More

Thank Deborah G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had tea on the top floor. Very lovely surroundings and the library looks just fantastic. Good central location as well.

Thank Marilyn K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Something fun to see as you're about in Halifax. The architecture and modern design of this building is breathtaking and one to check off your site seeing list.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the coolest libraries you'll happen across. we needed wifi and the staff were very accommodating and we took the opportunity to tour the facility. Just excellent.

Thank R D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A must see. This new structure has something for everyone in the family. A true gem for the city of Halifax. Exciting to see the possible for other urban areas.

Thank scan1704
Reviewed October 15, 2018

I haven't given this 4 stars because I don't know what it's like as a library - and that after all, is the point. However, it's an interesting modern building and the cafe on the top had a great exhibition of contemporary photography and has...More

Thank Ann T
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Elaine W
November 8, 2015|
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Response from RolandMcCaffrey | Reviewed this property |
If you go to the Halifax Public Libraries web-site there is a kids events listing on the left hand side.