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“Very unusual library”

Vancouver Public Library (Central Library Branch)
Ranked #22 of 368 things to do in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: A striking modern building contains over 130 photo albums on the history of the city.
Reviewed August 23, 2013

It's worth visiting the library just for the design of the building - it reminded me of the colliseum! There are tours available to have a look round and coffee shops and book shops. Great for bibliophiles!

Thank Angel58Bournemouth
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Reviewed August 20, 2013

If you want to go inside a very unique building go here. The library in my home town of Seattle is unigue as well....trying to get more people to read books and not just their androids, i-phones, tablets, or other electronics things like Kindle etc

Thank twsplace
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Reviewed August 18, 2013

If you have time please try to stop by or at least drive by this beautiful building. It is a building within a building.

Thank Shirley K
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Reviewed August 13, 2013

Mini 21st Century version of the Coliseum in Rome.. Interesting to wander around. Huge number of useful/interesting publications easily available..... Easy to use catalogue searches; helpful staff.

Thank AJCG
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Reviewed August 9, 2013

Fashioned after the famous Romans, this Library has everything. It has many levels and even a basement. The courtyard surrounding it is trendy with lots of little shops. It is in the heart of downtown.

Thank 0Manna0
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