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Barrow-in-Furness Library

Barrow-in-Furness Library Ramsden Square, Barrow-in-Furness LA14 1LL, England
+44 1229 894370
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Tranquil

A nice quiet area to read books and relax and make the most of your spare time. Help is on hand... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
bill1563
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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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Toilets locked

They still do a ot of events to get people through the doors. The staff are not as friendly as they... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2017
938fjg
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Ulverston, United Kingdom
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  • Very good18%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
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4 weeks ago
“Tranquil ”
19 Apr 2017
“just a visit”
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Barrow-in-Furness Library Ramsden Square, Barrow-in-Furness LA14 1LL, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A nice quiet area to read books and relax and make the most of your spare time. Help is on hand as well.

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Reviewed 12 December 2017

They still do a ot of events to get people through the doors. The staff are not as friendly as they once were, whether due to the cutbacks or staff moves. The toilets are always locked now and you have to be escorted by a...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2017

It's just a library! - standard public building! Why is it even on this site? It is just a public amenity, not an attraction. Interesting statue outside though

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Reviewed 19 April 2017

I go to the library every day and use the cpmputer free for 2 hours so i thought id pop in whilst im on barrow the staff are very friendly and its a lovely old building to visit

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Reviewed 5 March 2017

This library has exceptionally friendly and helpful staff. They are understanding and accommodating to service users with special needs including autism. The library is well designed and modern inside without compromising the traditional, historic architecture. The areas within the library are clearly defined with a...More

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Reviewed 18 November 2016

Have a lot of things here to rent out like videos, cd's, book and photo copying is also available do not think much of the museum though find better relics in the streets of Barrow like mad cath

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Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Great addition to the town. Free to sign up and has great office facilities like pcs 🖥 and printers 🖨 and obviously there's a wide selection of books 📚. Friendly easy to talk to staff 👏

Thank J7Y
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Reviewed 26 August 2016

We should all support our local library's more because with the cut backs they are under treat. Brilliant and dedicated staff, always something going on, use it or lose it !!!!!!

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Reviewed 29 May 2016

In an old Victorian building the library has the archive section,computer section,reference section, dvd section,childrens' section and of course the book section which caters mostly to mainstream books. However,other books may be ordered from any county library for a £1 charge. Numerous tables available for...More

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Reviewed 12 November 2015

We are so lucky to still have our main town library and a great team that run it. Computers to use , plenty of up to date books a warm and friendly place. Sometimes visiting authors attend and the reference library section is very good...More

Thank Norman P
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