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Belfast Central Library
Ranked #88 of 236 things to do in Belfast
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Owner description: Public Library. Belfast Central Library Opening Hours: Monday: 9:00am - 8:00pm Tuesday: 9:00am - 5:30pm Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:30pm Thursday: 9:00am - 8:00pm Friday: 9:00am - 5:30pm Saturday: 9:00am - 4:30pm Sunday: Closed on Sunday
Reviewed 6 February 2013

the building itself is ok, nice and old. But the book collection is pretty poor and in number and quality. On top if you want to take a movie, you have to pay, isn't there lovefilm for that?

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Reviewed 16 September 2012

The Belfast Public Library is a superb architectural example of a Victorian public building. It has recently had major restoration works carried out, to return it to its former glory. It has regularly changing exhibitions in the entrance hall and a well equipped internet suite. Unfortunately, with the exception of a decent collection of local books, it is a bit of a disappointment when it comes to the actual variety and quantity of books on display.

Thank travelpassion
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Reviewed 14 August 2012

I'll confess that the first time I ever went here they put my nose out of joint. I sat at a computer, only for someone to pretty much shout at me. Turns out I needed a password and stuff; well there's no need to raise your voice - just let me know!
Beyond that I became a regular visitor. Their collection had books I could not find anywhere else. They're not out on display; you look them up, then go ask a librarian to go find it for you. My obsession at the time was for books on the sculptor Barbara Hepworth. You'd be lucky to find one in any other library; they had a whole set. Excellent.

Thank Steveodo
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Reviewed 4 July 2012

anything you want to read or find out, you will find it here!! Staff are very knowledgable and helpful.

Thank Tina_Mc_Belfast
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Reviewed 6 April 2012

the staff - although pleasant are not particularly knowledgable . The building is quite impressive though the recent renovations are at odds with the original architecture. The collections are reasonable but really i wouldnt go out of my way to go here.

Thank Heather H
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