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Stormen library

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Every city should have a library like this. Beautiful building and interiors. Great displays... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mitchell B
What Great Archtects and good use of "Oil Money" can do

This public library is one of the most beautiful and functional in the world. There is much... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every city should have a library like this. Beautiful building and interiors. Great displays. Excellent staff.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Mitchell B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This public library is one of the most beautiful and functional in the world. There is much concentration on children's literature as well. The library and concert hall cost $150 Million $$ in a city of 48,000. How done? The community gets a lot of...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank MacFoodle
Reviewed May 7, 2019

It has got what libraries have got; books, films, current newspapers and magazines and wifi, in a quiet setting. Nice architecture outside and inside.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Rolf L
Reviewed August 20, 2017

The architect did an outstanding job of bringing the stunning setting into the library without sacrificing the qualities of a good functioning library. As a retired librarian I would have loved to work here...as a community member (especially being above the Arctic Circle) I would...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Xina8
Reviewed July 21, 2017

We wanted to visit the new concert hall but it was closed for renovation so decided to visit the library - fantastic building with great views.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank spark41
Reviewed May 21, 2017

This is by far, "the library with a view"! I could spend hours here just looking out at the harbor and mountains!

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank bonniea350
Reviewed February 21, 2017

Brand new library with free internet, cafe and great play areas for children. A library that have won several awards for its design. The library even has a little miniature movie theatre for the youngest children. Often visited by students,, elderly, families with young children,...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank mannbisk
Reviewed November 5, 2016

Stormen bibliotek has a great modern architecture. The building is huge, stunning and yet warmly welcoming its visitors. It's become like a livingroom for everyone and anyone.Schools are regularly visiting, and on 1st and 2nd floor theres a lot for the young children to do,...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank mamta66no
Reviewed August 16, 2016

Elegant yet friendly brand new library just in the very center of Bodø. It has a fascinating view to the sea from the inside. From the outside it is a stunning new focus of the harbour. Staff is super-friendly, there is a large safe area...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank 486anettm
Reviewed October 9, 2015

This library is worth looking at just for the interior architecture. The reading room has a great bird's eye view of the small-boat harbor and of the entrance to the big boat harbor. Lots of action to view. There is a cafe in the library...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Oliver1646
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