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Address: 350 West Georgia St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 6B1, Canada
Phone Number: 604 331 3600
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11:30 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 3:00 am

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Relaxing lunch spot

I stopped here for like an hour to grab a bite and enjoy the view beside the stairs with the fountains. Very relaxing, nice place to let your hair down before you go rush off to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2014
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Edmonton, Canada
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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

take a walk by here, stroll through the grounds, stop and have a coffee... it's a neat place to see. and if you're a big fan of the TV show "Fringe", you'll recognize it as Fringe Division Headquarters in the alternate universe (the "redverse"). enjoy!

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Portage la Prairie, Canada
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65 reviews 65 reviews
22 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

I have walked past here a few times in the last few days. I am not sure that I would consider it a tourist destination though. Sure it is an interesting building and there are businesses nearby where you can get food and drinks. But without a library card it isn't much of an attraction unless you want to spend... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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915 attraction reviews
898 helpful votes 898 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Worth walking past here to admire the architecture of this unusual looking building. Quite impressive as it takes up an entire city block.

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Edmonton, Canada
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17 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I stopped here for like an hour to grab a bite and enjoy the view beside the stairs with the fountains. Very relaxing, nice place to let your hair down before you go rush off to your touristy things again.

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Norman, Oklahoma, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

We wanted to step in and see the architecture of the Library, and ended up finding several things to enjoy. We were able to benefit from buy one get one free pizza slices at the wedge right out side of the Library in the Library square. We also enjoyed a nice restroom, and a few moments to read. It was... More 

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Mission, Canada
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240 reviews 240 reviews
139 attraction reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Library Square is a neat little place to grab a coffee for a break from the library. The library itself is well worth a visit and handy to the downtown area for the washrooms!

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Vancouver, Canada
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108 reviews 108 reviews
69 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

The VPL just works well on all levels, and there are literally many levels to the building. It's just a class act with helpful well-informed librarians.

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Halfmoon Bay, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

It is beautiful architecture and bustling inside. Huge selection of books, lectures, seminars, etc. Coffee shop and bookstore.

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Vancouver, Canada
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55 reviews 55 reviews
23 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

Wonderful service and incredible building design. A number of rooms to hold meetings, lectures or conferences.

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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

Well pack a library of an old age design with who else but McDonald's right next door...great library, but the surrounding businesses are not so impressive...but then again, the library itself is if you like this type of architecture.

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