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Central Library

Bourbon St, Castries, St. Lucia
758 452 2875
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Ranked #9 of 17 Attractions in Castries
Type: Libraries, Cultural
Owner description: Grab a beach book at Castries main library.
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Type: Libraries, Cultural
Owner description: Grab a beach book at Castries main library.

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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313 reviews 313 reviews
171 attraction reviews
157 helpful votes 157 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Great Architectural Frontage to this building as was typical of the period that it was built. There are not too many local buildings in the centre of Castries that are from this Era which is such a shame as this is a great cultural iconic building - see Photo. Have a look when in the area as it is not... More 

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Gros Islet, St. Lucia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

The Library has always been a place where i can go and chill but in the past few years, it has become a place i can go to perform poetry. the staff are very helpful and friendly. they have been so nice to me, they like my poems and my audacious character. there is something very magical taking place there... More 

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Foulridge, United Kingdom
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341 reviews 341 reviews
227 attraction reviews
182 helpful votes 182 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

The building and architecture is beautiful on the outside and worth a stop if only for a photo; it is also in a very nice area

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Birmingham, Alabama
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228 reviews 228 reviews
107 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014 via mobile

This beautiful historical is serving it's city well as a library. It is worth a photo stop even if there is not enough time for an inside visit.

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San Diego, California
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57 reviews 57 reviews
29 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

No great shakes inside, though charming. The exterior architecture was worth seeing and the people who worked there were helpful in pointing us in the direction of the restaurant we had heard about.

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Los Angeles, California
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52 reviews 52 reviews
39 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

I did a lot of video documentary around the island, and Central Library was one of my points of interest. Located right across the street from the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception and Derek Walcott Square (formerly Columbus Square), I found that the dated look and feel of the library was apart of its historic essence. Of course, you will... More 

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Castries, St. Lucia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

Castries Central Library;is almost a step back in time. A reminder of all the civilised services you receive in your local library,but ,may not have the patience & time to enjoy -because you want to engage the internet ,without thinking about the dedicated services provided by your patient,qualified professionals. The pleasant smiles & offers to help are a refreshing reminder... More 

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Castries, St. Lucia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2012

not updated. bathroom facility horrible, staff can be more friendly

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2011

Books, Books and more Books! xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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