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“Horrible”
Review of Library Square

Library Square
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Vancouver Trolley Hop-on Hop-off Tour
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Ranked #45 of 354 things to do in Vancouver
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Nanaimo
Level 4 Contributor
35 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Horrible”
Reviewed 24 August 2012

I found it hard to track down what I was looking for. Some of the characters sitting around in the library were not the most "normal" people you would expect in a library. Seemed too crowded. Rather a impractical building.

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Vancouver, Canada
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“good looking building”
Reviewed 21 August 2012

It is a good looking building with indoor cafe area but a outdoor feeling. the library itself is morden and easy access to evey departments

Visited July 2012
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Bowen Island, Canada
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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“Library Square, a place to meet”
Reviewed 17 August 2012

This beats going to the mall, where you can be sitting in the huge atrium, having a coffee or something to eat, people watching or catching up with friends, or you might want to start reading one of the books you took out of the library.

Visited July 2012
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Vancouver, Canada
Level 4 Contributor
38 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Of all the Donnelly Pubs, this is the worst”
Reviewed 6 June 2012

"Library Square" is awful. It wasn't always awful, but it is now. My friend had his birthday party there. To get on the guest list, we had to list our ages (not to see if we were underage, but to control the # of old folks, I suppose). On the guest list, and the a'hole bouncers decided to charge me $12 cover anyway (lone blonde female, 31). I would have gone elsewhere, but there was this friend's party...! ANYWAY, the WORST, absolute WORST dirty martini I've ever had (couldn't even finish it!), and the bathrooms REEKED of urine by 9pm. All the girls were using the guys bathroom (even me). Speakers so loud they buzzed/blew and the sound quality was poor. Left really early, vowing never to return. Oh yeah, and I was badly bruised in the back when the bouncers hit me with a wooden chair (two chairs, in succession, actually) they were trying to carry past. I got squished up against the bar and bruised on the front, too. These things happen, but did they even apologize? No. I hadn't even had a drink by then. Miserable, miserable, pee-smelling bar. Choose another instead!

Visited May 2012
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Lyon, France
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240 reviews
81 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
“Great place to sip a latte and people watch.”
Reviewed 19 April 2012

Great place to take photos especially if you are into architecture. There's a few cafe's and dining choices near the entrance. Gets really crowded during lunch time.

Visited April 2012
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