Vancouver Public Library (Central Library Branch), Vancouver

4.6
Take a moment to enter the unusual structure of Vancouver Public Library (Central Library Branch), and be confronted with a huge collection of books to peruse and study. Built in a coiled shape somewhat reminiscent of the colosseum in Rome, and with a large amount of natural light, the library serves as an open and peaceful place to relax and read, or just take in the interesting architectural style. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Vancouver Public Library (Central Library Branch) by using our Vancouver trip website .
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  • Still love this library and visit every time I go to Vancouver. Still the only place I've seen shopper baskets to carry your books around the different floors. Great amenities in an amazing building.  more »
  • The architecture is awesome and the access to all forms of media is just enough to blow your mind. This is in my top 3 of libraries worldwide.  more »
  • I really appreciated the architecture of this central urban library. It has lots of places to sit at a desk and work quietly with a neat view of the open and airy feeling public space.  more »
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  • This public library is very well located in the heart of the downtown of Vancouver. The building architecture is very unusual and very surprising for a library. It looks like a small Coliseum. Nevertheless the building looks a bit old and may need some refreshment. The space is large and there is a lot of choice of books!
  • Beautiful facility that has multiple levels. There are also some shops on the outside. Great location in the middle go downtown Vancouver aswell. Nice place to visit if you aren't from the area.
  • The library is alright, but there are too much homeless and grass suckers and insane creatures which triggers me to give one star to this library! I am not discriminating to these people but they threaten the visitors, who want to study in the library, by insulting language. I think the government should do something otherwise, downtown will be the second ChinaTown.
  • Beautiful building filled with books, stationary stores and foods places in the building but across the entrance to the library so if you want to get your works done while eating, don't worry. The library itself cool faculties, plenty of tables to work. I like the way they, as I see, diversify the floors, the lowest for everyone and the higher for more academic purposes. What I don't like is, because it's public library, everyone can get in. The computer areas have many hobos who come to have free computer time and mumble racist things, the washroom are dirty. Great place to get works done but bring your computer with you.
  • Opening time is more than other libraries,the space are large enough and the seat are comfortable。a great place to done your work

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