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Yes Halifax has cool library!

Ok it is s library but it has some performances inside from Time to time. It's also in a cool... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Halifax, Canada
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A Most Unique Public Library

In a newer building shaped like stacked books, the Halifax Central Library is a must stop in... read more

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5540 Spring Garden Rd, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1E9, Canada
+1 902-490-5700
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a beautiful building on Spring Garden Road right in downtown Halifax, sort of halfway between the port area and the downtown. I suggest visitors stop at the building for a couple of reasons. First is to see the architecture of the eco-friendly building...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank trainfan2000
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ok it is s library but it has some performances inside from Time to time. It's also in a cool area on Spring Garden and the cafe inside (Pavia) is very good also.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank billf746
Reviewed 1 week ago

In a newer building shaped like stacked books, the Halifax Central Library is a must stop in Halifax. The building architecture, inside and out, is worth the visit alone. Inside is a bright and user friendly environment for all ages. Also has a great coffee...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Bob H
Reviewed 1 week ago

I used one of their meeting rooms. Easy to book, reasonable price, great facility. Parking was good too. The cafe on the ground floor served good coffee and cake.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank paulknapman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to come to learn a little culture and have a great view of the town. There is a nice cafe too.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank EmmaE1974
Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

What an amazing library. So beautiful, amazing coffee shops, free WiFi and a great view. What a community asset. Was glad we popped into the library on our visit Halifax. Also incredible art mosaic on the wall.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank shonas804
Reviewed 12 November 2018

A building that welcomes everyone. Gorgeous design on the outside. Designed for comfort inside. The tourist can take the elevator to the top for wonderful views of the city. The living room is a comfortable spot to relax and simply enjoy the view. There is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank judylT5849GY
Reviewed 8 November 2018

lots to do and see. Sit and stay. cafe inside to enjoy. I spent a rainy afternoon there. It was very relaxing.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kelly P
Reviewed 7 November 2018

When I travel, I always try to visit the local library, and Halifax's Central Library is the best one I've seen so far. It's a wonderful resource for visitors and Halifax residents alike, with free wifi, two coffee shops, very comfortable seating, and ongoing free...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Deborah G
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Had tea on the top floor. Very lovely surroundings and the library looks just fantastic. Good central location as well.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Elaine W
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If you go to the Halifax Public Libraries web-site there is a kids events listing on the left hand side.