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Address: Rosemount Viaduct, Aberdeen AB25 1GW, Scotland
Phone Number: 44 1224 652500
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Established in 1892, this historic institution still serves as the primary...

Established in 1892, this historic institution still serves as the primary library in town.

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Great for what you need

Great place to visit. If you need any thing to do with media computing printing there is lots of staff to help you out with any of you need.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
kirk M
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place to visit. If you need any thing to do with media computing printing there is lots of staff to help you out with any of you need.

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Thank kirk M
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588 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Large grand building that is home to a Library. Great library services and very pleasant spaces to browse and read. Children's library section area is pretty and staff are friendly and encouraging. Often they hold summer workshops and storytelling for children.

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Thank Sarah D
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103 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

Aberdeen Central Library not only has Adults' and separate Childrens' lending services, but also has a Media Centre that offers Music CDs, DVDs, computer access and an Arts Equipment loan service that includes cameras, laptops, digital projectors and musical instruments. A great resource for the city.

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1 Thank RealYstyck
Aberdeen, scotland
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43 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

This is a great City Library trying to do it's best with an old building and a spendthrift Council. They have updated their offerings and have a strong physical and on-line presence. They could do so much more if they had a new build library fit fro the 21st century. Some of the desk staff could do with some customer... More 

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Thank oilman108
Orlando, Florida
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87 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

It's a functional library, quite elegant on the outside but it's not much of a tourist destination. There's a good range of books, friendly staff and a nice atmosphere. It's an ideal place to study, browse books or just relax and read. I would say it would be nice to have somewhere more comfortable to sit. There are a few... More 

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Thank Cora_the_conqueror
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The central library is very functional. Everyone is welcome here and the staff are very professional in their dealing with the diversity of their various users. They have some really cool facilities such as free internet access,(2 hours per day), free scanning facilities and printing(Only 20p per copy for a4 or a3 print out!) On mondays and wednesdays, they are... More 

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1 Thank pete i
Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
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252 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

I love libraries, and have been coming here for nearly 50 years. It has a good selection of books, magazines, cds, dvds etc. The reading room is generally peaceful and I can spend hours there leafing through newspapers and magazines. Recently they installed automatic machines for borrowing and returning books, but frankly they can take longer than the old way... More 

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1 Thank Alastair N
London
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141 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

This is a good, well-stocked library with some great facilities. The staff are helpful and there is a good range of books as well as journals and research materials. Next door the media and adult learning sections have lots of dvds, a cafe and an internet cafe. There is also a good working area where you can sit at a... More 

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Thank Choccy90
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

Huge selection of books, books for everyone. there are a number of different sections e.g. teen sections and adult sections are in separate buildings. it is very quite and so a nice place to work

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Thank Lanarkgal
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

Regardless of the question,willing staff ,always willing to help. Excellent choice of books,media material and again willing to obtain from other branches or inter-library loan. Please use our libraries ,they are too good to lose !

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