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Vancouver Public Library (Central Library Branch)

340 West Georgia St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 6B1, Canada
+1 604-331-3600
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Architecture!

Kudos to Vancouver city planners. I wish more cities made aesthetic decisions the way they do in... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Pamela L
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Pullman, Washington
Library for everything.. reading to research

The Vancouver library is a fascinating place to go. Whether you wish to read a magazine,newspaper... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Lera S
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GIBSONS, Canada
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A striking modern building contains over 130 photo albums on the history of the city.
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  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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340 West Georgia St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 6B1, Canada
Robson Street
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Kudos to Vancouver city planners. I wish more cities made aesthetic decisions the way they do in Vancouver BC. This is a beautiful city and the library is a great example. I had seen the library on a web site after visiting a few years...More

Thank Pamela L
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Vancouver library is a fascinating place to go. Whether you wish to read a magazine,newspaper or do Genealogy research this is the place to go. The whole complex is a wonderful architectural display.

Thank Lera S
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Vancouver Public Library allow all ages peoples access the more wonderfull material not only books but videos, instruments, music, access to Internet, access to Job board and many other services for each visitor.

1  Thank Barreto540
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Vancouver Public Library offers what has become commonplace in most libraries anywhere in that they have excellent access to the Internet via a bank of terminals. However for those of us who were brought up with hard copy books in our hands, there is...More

Thank William T
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are visiting Vancouver, it worth to see this beautiful piece of art. Its in centre of downtown and you can walk around and spend some time in great restaurant around the library.

Thank Soul T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This library is wonderful. Free internet access and lots and lots of computers. Recording studios, helpful smiling staff. sunlife musical library, children's programs, help for new Canadians and so much more. Check it out!

Thank Julia S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Architectural wonder that sweeps the outside inside among curved walls and glass and fountains. The library is fine, but just that. The building is the visual,art that we came to see

1  Thank hotelmavin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed near the library during a visit to Vancouver, and I had to explore this place. The architecture is stunning, both insider and out; indeed, the lobby is covered with a glass ceiling, and offers places for food and drink. From...More

Thank Scott K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like architecture, you have to see this building. It's like something out of a Roman coliseum.

Thank Foodie_from_Victoria
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even for a visitor not checking out books, this architectural gem in downtown Vancouver was a worthy stop, but is also a central location for meeting tour buses.

Thank granbrandrew
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