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Library Square

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Address: 350 West Georgia St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 6B1, Canada
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+1 604-331-3600
11:30 - 02:00
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Very good place.you can find almost anything you need. Nice and competent staff, calm and silent ambience, clean and welcoming atmosphere.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Luca L
Vancouver, Canada
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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It is like being in another country. There are lots of places around to sit out side or inside and enjoy the beautiful sites.

Thank ramcreations6
Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A place you should not miss while visiting Vancouver! Its architect is bar-none. Vancouver Public Library (VPL) is the public library system for the city of Vancouver, British Columbia. In 2013, VPL had more than 6.9 million visits with patrons borrowing nearly 9.5 million items including: books, ebooks, CDs, DVDs, newspapers and magazines. Across 22 locations and online, VPL serves... More 

Thank Tonya2100
Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good place.you can find almost anything you need. Nice and competent staff, calm and silent ambience, clean and welcoming atmosphere.

Thank Luca L
Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy to get to and interesting to visit in the middle of a beautiful city surrounded by ocean and mountains

Thank Audrey S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

One of the best in town used as a set for many tv shows hold a very dynamic library and free curses of any tye.

Thank BlueGoblin
Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

I visit Library Square every day . The structure is beyond words beautiful and bold . Upon entry , behold the vast atrium , massive , cathedral like in scope and scale . The best is yet to come , the Library , books , books and more books . Access to the Internet , Canadian and international news papers... More 

Thank Jimmy R
Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

this is a hub of activity always something going on here during hockey season peoplle meet here for drinks or too party on the street

Thank lyle1958
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

A lovely area of the city, with architecture featured in several Hollywood movies. The Library itself is a draw, and the area around it-- especially in clement weather-- is beautiful.

Thank Jeff W
Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

I give walking tours of Vancouver for visitors and if we are touring downtown, the atrium and the library are one of the best spots to visit....as you walk up towards the atrium of the library from the corner of Homer and Robson Streets, you are drawn into the building and into the interior, there you discover a wonderful curved... More 

Thank MichaelVancity
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

I deliberately visited the library wanting to see how it would function in such an interesting building.There is forecourt that follows the curve of the building which has an excellent gift shop-see the socks and a small number of cafes.The outside hard areas are complimented by a cascading waterfall set below ground level.Nice to see a library designed outside the... More 

Thank Iona B

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