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Birkenhead Central Library

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consistently excellent

a really good library with helpful staff and many good reads! Places to sit. A good range of... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
Bala, United Kingdom

Great place to visit. Clean and well managed. We have lots of children's books at home but it's... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2017
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9 Oct 2018
“consistently excellent”
16 Jul 2017
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Birkenhead Central Library Borough Road, Birkenhead CH41 2XB, England
+44 151 606 2665
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Reviewed 9 October 2018

a really good library with helpful staff and many good reads! Places to sit. A good range of periodicals.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DMW2013_81
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Great place to visit. Clean and well managed. We have lots of children's books at home but it's great to come here and visit the building and read books you offer. Thankyou

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Jenni25wirral
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Birkenhead library has history written all over it. It is a special experience just to walk through the doors of a building from the Victorian era that encouraged everybody to read and supplied books on loan free of charge. Maybe as a library it's time...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Edna_M0de
Reviewed 18 August 2016

This building has so many activities, community based and other, going on and is popular with locals. A traditional, easily accessible landmark in Wirral with free parking nearby, it has rapidly moved into the 21st century with an array of computers to use, a large...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Nigel L
Reviewed 27 June 2016

A delight. Free books to read, also some dvd are free. Every one is helpful. You can order and reserve books and DVDs. Free wifi and the first 1/2 hr on the computers is free. Printers available. Refreshments also. Plenty of information of local activities...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 1 May 2016

I need to visit the library on occasions usually for sheet music or CDs. I do browse through the book section that interests me, but here I would recommend the fantastic supply of sheet music. The range of sheet music should satisfy any taste. Of...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Peter G
Reviewed 29 April 2016

I have been to this library lots of times as it is local to me for lots of different reasons, photocopying, using the computers, educational and historical research oh and to borrow some books as well....The staff have always been polite and friendly and happy...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Largest library in Wirral. With pleanty of choice of reading material so it would be impossible not to find something you like to read. Separated room for children's books so they don't have to go into the main library. Friendly and helpful staff. Has pleanty...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Sonia Maria T
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Beautiful 1934 architecture. Easy acces. Lending and reference facility. Friendly staff. PC suite with advice if needed. Magazines and newspapers to browse.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank VictorEd
Reviewed 16 March 2016

This library is what you would consider to be a library. Although it is in need of some updating it is still a nice building to be in.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Shuteye
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