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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 93 Attractions in Liverpool
Type: Libraries, Cultural
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

The Liverpool Central Library was always worth a visit for the architecture alone but the recent additions have made it even better - the fourth floor view of Liverpool's panorama is a must see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

What a beautiful and facinating place. Going back next year to start my family history search . It's a been very cleverley restored and there is just so much to look at . A place to read learn and find yourself all for free

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Preston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

Encouraged to visit by a friend the new make over at the library is stunning. Both traditional modern parts showed inspiration. Great collection of Dickens artefacts.

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Keele, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

There is one old part and a new part! Go up to the fourth floor and you get a great view of the city!

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

I enjoyed visiting the library! It had about 4 floors then the top floor was an outdoor space where you could sit outside and watch the world go by whilst reading or doing work. It was so easy to apply for a card too! It was free! I would recommend you to visit the Liverpool central library.

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Southport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

If you want to find out about the local records, use the WiFi, look at amazing books, this is the place to go. The archive houses backdated copies of local papers, like the Liverpool Post and the Liverpool Echo, that make interesting reading and also valuable research material for both historians and people researching family trees. The records section contains... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

I recently returned to Liverpool after five and a half years away and rediscovering the reborn central library has been one of the great pleasures of returning to the city. The old exterior remains pretty much unchanged, still beautiful but pretty much par for the course amongst the many splendours of William Brown St. But the new interior is amazing.... More 

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Oxfordshire
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

The Picton Reading Room is worth a look, its on the first floor of the library and is free to enter, it only takes a couple of minutes to walk around but if your passing its worth popping in

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

The newly renovated Library just has to be seen ,I used this as a student and there is no comparison to the facility it has now become.I was often in this building as a young adult as my father was a Clerk of Works for the city and this was one of his buildings for repair and maintenance ,he would... More 

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bath
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Came across the central library by way of a chance conversation with one of Liverpool cathedral guides. This is a true WOW - and really worth seeking out. Stunning modern interior not to be missed

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