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Liverpool Central Library

Address: William Brown Street, Liverpool L3 8EW, England (Central Liverpool)
Phone Number: 44 151 233 3069
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Ranked #2 of 109 Attractions in Liverpool
Type: Libraries, Traveler Resources
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Type: Libraries, Traveler Resources

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Holywell, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Stunning, this must be the best library I've visited... ever. Light and airy, there is plenty to keep the visitor engrossed for hours. No membership card required, just drop in and start browsing. Whether you're looking for local history on microfilm or just browsing the net the hours will fly by. There is some pay and display parking outside the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Perfect combinations of being user-friendly, modern and spacious design (with plenty of computers and free Wi-Fi), blended in with a perfectly preserved historic identity. The highlight, among many, is the very tranquil, circular reading room. The city spent A LOT of money in modernising and preserving this historic site, and for me it's worthy of every penny spent. This library... More 

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Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Beautifully refurbished & designed. Just don't miss it!! So interesting and so surprising for a library to be different and user friendly.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We had a guided tour during the day and the guide spoke About the library as : 'it is like visiting your grandmother and than you find beyonce',,, You know what? He was right.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Excellent place to visit ' very impressive building, architecture is lovely, nice layout, there is a roof terrace which i should imagine is lovely on a summers day.

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Liverpool
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

This is such a fabulous space you will want an excuse to go again - why bother renewing your books on line when you can go back and admire the Picton Reading Room.

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Wallasey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

History, order, architecture modern and classical. USB hubs, wifi, PCs , chairs stairs It's a library yes, but not just any old library. Finish off with the view from the roof with a butty

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Worth looking at the older parts of the building rather than just the new area. Views from the roof great.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I was there just because of osme friend of mine had to rent a book and it was the first time I got into there... Just one word: BEAUTIFUL. It is a mix among old english style and a modern library kind of place. I was stonished woith the beauty.. I really recomend this place even just to take a... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Walk through the new swanky library and then be struck by the brilliance of the old one. The was a tempoary exhibition on that was quirky.

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