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Library Square

Open Now: 11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
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Causal Sunday

Meet up with some friends for Sunday roast and drinks and this place didn't disappoint. Good food... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Alexander L
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a marvel to watch

I personally loved its architecture, just like some old roman arena, I love the snacks and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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350 Georgia St W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 6B1, Canada
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All reviews interesting building great architecture roman coliseum nice square children's section robson streets vancouver gem heart of downtown starting point worth a visit hop on hop off bus rainy day libraries structure protesters replica material
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Meet up with some friends for Sunday roast and drinks and this place didn't disappoint. Good food, good drinks, and Jake was a gent with a great beard. Recommended

Thank Alexander L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I personally loved its architecture, just like some old roman arena, I love the snacks and specially its coffee.

Thank ruchi_smile
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really fun architecture modeling the Roman coliseum with a large green area that is great for pictures! Yet there is also a beautiful library inside that should be seen. Make time in your trip for his Vancouver gem:)

Thank TXMARTINS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we were on the hop on off bus and got off here. The building is really different a great place to have a coffee

Thank Annetta B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great building to walk past or wander through. Very different design. Didnt actually use the library .

Thank confusedAussie
Reviewed October 11, 2018

This is a great facility and was located very close to our hotel in Robson Street. it was spacious inside and there were great areas for children as well as for the adults. While we were there the rooftop garden was re-opened and this was...More

Thank 003Kiwis
Reviewed September 21, 2018

Lovely place to hang out and admire the architecture of the library. Definitely worth the visit. We visited the square a couple of times already.

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Reviewed September 20, 2018

An unusual shape for a library building, but it is impressive. Definitely gets people talking about the shape.

Thank RBN11
Reviewed August 29, 2018

The building of the Vancouver Public Library really looks like the Collosium in Rome. Once you enter the library you can spend a whole day reading and enjoying various sections of the library Borrowing books requires library card and BC ID. Automatic pick-up and Drop-off...More

Thank lpourlak
Reviewed August 23, 2018

We worked by this square almost daily and it is a very interesting design but not in the sun. The one thing that put us off getting too close to it was the incidence of beggars - that said it's a nicely designed contemporary square....More

Thank Steve T
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Hello Moonglow, The most expensive parking is near the Vancouver Convention Centre. It's $6 an hour near Cordova and Burrard streets. It's $7 an hour at the nearby EasyPark lot. that's the price approximately in most areas... More
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