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Library Square

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Quirky

We worked by this square almost daily and it is a very interesting design but not in the sun. The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Steve T
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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
Very central to various hotels

We used Library square as our pickup and drop off point for the hop on hop off bus as well as the... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2018
Merilynn
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Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The building of the Vancouver Public Library really looks like the Collosium in Rome. Once you enter the library you can spend a whole day reading and enjoying various sections of the library Borrowing books requires library card and BC ID. Automatic pick-up and Drop-off...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We worked by this square almost daily and it is a very interesting design but not in the sun. The one thing that put us off getting too close to it was the incidence of beggars - that said it's a nicely designed contemporary square....More

Thank Steve T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is part of the main shopping area around Robson Street, Nothing much else to say about it. Not sure why it is listed as a tourist attraction.

Thank h1st0ry
Reviewed 3 August 2018

We used Library square as our pickup and drop off point for the hop on hop off bus as well as the free pickup for the Capilano bridge tour. If you don;t have tickets you can buy one off the attendants who wait at the...More

Thank Merilynn
Reviewed 31 July 2018

This is an unusual and photogenic building of unusual structure. It out me in mind of the collosseum in time in a small scale.great photo opportunity and there is a nice square opposite with fountains to see in the same visit

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 23 July 2018

We still read books ! By the ton ! This is the cities main library. Nice architecture. Has coffee shops and smaller restaurants. Large kids books section . Obviously not just books. Open every day for long hours too.A good free place to spend some...More

Thank s c
Reviewed 4 July 2018

...And hubby suggested it this past Sunday for a drink pre Caps game. I wasn't keen but could not verbalize why until we got there and I remembered. It is always noisy, takes ages to get served and it's expensive. Was surprisingly quiet there that...More

Thank sumiln
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Library square central to the Robson Street area for hop-on hop-off connections and the library, However be very aware of vagrants and the homeless that hang around this area. A REAL SHAME Vancouver is overwhelmed with homelessness and cigarette butts litter the pavements .What a...More

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Reviewed 22 June 2018

I entered the library from the Robnson street enterance. The library has a huge reading room where I found wonderful selection of US and Candian newspapers to read. The building itself is a great piece of architecture. It was great to sit outside and rest...More

Thank Apopka1564
Reviewed 14 June 2018

The large lobby/atrium area is a very cool place to hang out and read. It has a strangely vacuous feel to it, and when combined with the abstract music they sometimes play it creates a very interesting atmosphere.

Thank Nicholas B
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Hello Moonglow, The most expensive parking is near the Vancouver Convention Centre. It's $6 an hour near Cordova and Burrard streets. It's $7 an hour at the nearby EasyPark lot. that's the price approximately in most areas... More
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