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This is Bangor Town's main library and it is situated in the town's Ward Park. It offers a full... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bangor, United Kingdom
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You'll need ear muffs

This is an excellent facility. Pity that general austerity has reduced its opening hours over the... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2018
Alan C
Belfast, United Kingdom
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To find out more about the library including opening times and holidays please visit the Libraries NI website.
80 Hamilton Road, Bangor BT20 4LH, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9127 0591
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is Bangor Town's main library and it is situated in the town's Ward Park. It offers a full programme of activities, events and displays of local artists. It is a magnificent modern building equipped with a computer suite, children's library and quiet reading areas.

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Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

This is an excellent facility. Pity that general austerity has reduced its opening hours over the past year or so. Excellent, helpful staff. It's a pity they don't really listen to user comments. Some time ago I reported the ear-shattering noise from their book trolleys...More

Thank Alan C
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Modern building, lots of natural light with ample views over Ward Park, excellent facilities with a quiet space for studying. A fantastic facility in the heart of Bangor to while away the hours.

Thank Cg00d100
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

I first visited the Carnegie Library at least sixty years ago. Then it was a treasure trove of knowledge. The same now but very high tech! Carnegie wouldn't recognise it but would be proud of the progress! Worth a visit

Thank DLP555
Reviewed 19 August 2017

The last time i was in here it was the old library. Wow this place has changed. Looks and is fantastic. Staff could not be more helpful and the place is so clean.

Thank Guinness41
Reviewed 27 July 2017

This was my first visit (whilst on holiday) and I was hugely impressed. Having been used to a small, provincial library, I found the Carnegie an absolute treasure trove of new experiences. Books, music, film, online interaction ... it's all there and I count the...More

Thank beachcomber421
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This library is in a beautiful setting with large windows overlooking the park. There are good seating areas with the books and separately. The selection of books is good. Computers can be used. Great children's section. Nice and brihgt and airy. Staff are helpful.

Thank TaraG25
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Modern extension on the original Carnegie exterior. Excellent suite of computers and helpful staff. Fantastic selection of Irish literature, both fact and fiction. Great views from the upper floors over Ward Park.

Thank Stephen K
Reviewed 26 April 2017

This is a large modern building that integrates well with the original library I remember as a child in the 1970's. It is bright and spacious but seems to be lacking books! Maybe my memory is playing tricks but I seem to remember at least...More

Thank Anthony L
Reviewed 14 April 2017

This library is superb - great selection, great staff, great setting. Such a pity that when it was renovated, no thought at all was given to parking. The people who live within the vicinity must be very fed up with people parking at their door....More

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