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Spring Garden Road Memorial Public Library

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it is a shame that it has close and is unoccupied right now this is a great building and situated... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2015
Halifax, Canada

While in Halifax it was recommended that we visit this building. I wouldn't add an hour to my trip... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2015
Laurel, Maryland
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  • Average10%
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  • Terrible7%
24 May 2017
“No Longer however the Best has appeared”
23 Feb 2017
“This is no longer a Library!”
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5381 Spring Garden Road, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1E9, Canada
Downtown Halifax
+1 902-490-5700
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

We lost this ;library however the best of the top 10 library's in the world was built to replace it! And wait till you see it! Across from the Memorial Library on Spring Garden Road and is truly spectacular....I lived in many places all over...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Brewster8861
Reviewed 24 February 2017

This really should be taken out of TripAdvisor as an attraction, because it is no longer in use as a library which has moved across the street to a beautiful new building.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Art H
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Property is run down and rats roam all over at dusk, dirty disgusting they need to take the building down, or better transform it into something useful for the community.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Mimi D
Reviewed 11 December 2015

it is a shame that it has close and is unoccupied right now this is a great building and situated right in the centre of the City. Very nice grounds and statues.

Date of experience: December 2015
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Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

While in Halifax it was recommended that we visit this building. I wouldn't add an hour to my trip to drive out of my way to see it but it was worth seeing while in Halifax. If I lived there I would spend a lot...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed 18 July 2015

When I first saw the model for the new library, I thought: Why build a modern building right beside the old heritage buildings in the downtown core, this surely has to look terrible? But when I saw it finished in all its glory, I could...More

Date of experience: December 2014
Thank Annemarie B
Reviewed 7 May 2015

This library had a lot of class architecturally and provided good service to the downtown for several decades. Did stalwart service - very interested to see what happens to the edifice now that its role has been retired. Hope they find a way to save...More

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank gillistg
Reviewed 23 April 2015

A very modern library with many areas to relax and read or even meet friends for a coffee Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Jane M
Reviewed 18 March 2015

If you build it, they will come -- this library is a magnificant space -- bright, airy, with lots of possibilities for private space as well. An abundance of resources and a fabulous coffee shop as a bonus! Well done!

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank Kate K
Reviewed 9 March 2015

The new public library in Halifax is wonderful. Just went for a tour and a coffee and am so impressed. It's not what you'd normally expect from a library. The stacks of books are sparse and have been replaced by lots of open space and...More

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank Darrell N
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