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Amazing Rooftop!

My friend is a librarian so we had to stop here on our Halifax trip. The library is ginormous and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Valley Stream, New York

This building was amazing! I wish that we had one in our city. The building itself was so... read more

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Stacy R
Whitchurch-Stouffville, Canada
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5540 Spring Garden Rd, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1E9, Canada
+1 902-490-5700
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My friend is a librarian so we had to stop here on our Halifax trip. The library is ginormous and beautiful with a cafe and rooftop bar on the 5th floor. I could move to Canada for this library!

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Reviewed 5 days ago

This building was amazing! I wish that we had one in our city. The building itself was so beautiful. The staff and everyone in it was so nice ....inside was so inviting

Thank Stacy R
Reviewed 5 days ago

This place is a MUST see in Halifax. Tour it for free. Walk around the building and see what it's all about. The fact that outside it looks like books stacked on top of each other should tell you how amazing this place is. Inside...More

Thank lippy74
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a lovely building and especially their coffee shop located on the 5th floor. It has a small roof top patio with nice view of Halifax. Very sunny spot with no sun umbrellas. Coffee and tea with small pastries and light lunch available. You can...More

Thank 5000traveller
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots to do and see here. Beautiful building. Helpful staff. Filled with singles, kids, families all utilizing the services. Wish we had a library like this at home!

Thank AmberK
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a public library not to be missed. For those who think libraries are meant to be quiet places, come and see how this one is a vibrant community hub, with something for everyone. The architecture is exciting - don't miss the chance to...More

Thank Trakette
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a new library which costed $65 millions to build. It's so bright with a lovely cafe on the ground floor. The top floor cafe has a wonderful view of the city while sit having a snack and drink. Would be nice if we...More

Thank tinkerbellmagic8
Reviewed 1 week ago

As visitor I did not use the building as a library but as a piece of architecture performing an important function it was fascinating to move around, explore, and enjoy.

1  Thank John E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

New museum that does not look like a plain government building. It is just fantastic. Elevators to each floor. A bright sandwich shop with a view and outside seating is on the upper floor. Don't miss the First Nation area that has a good, but...More

Thank Travelkeepsyouyoung
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoy the architecture of this building. Take the elevator to the top and walk down to each floor. Brilliantly designed. Read a book, surf the Internet, play a video game.

Thank Sharon T
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Elaine W
9 November 2015|
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If you go to the Halifax Public Libraries web-site there is a kids events listing on the left hand side.