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Beautiful structure, friendly service, very modern with an high-tech vibe

5 floors with anything you can imagine, coffee shops, class rooms, computers, books,DVDs, magazines... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Maayan H
Halifax, Canada
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Super modern, great layout!! Cafe, exhibits, lots to see for all ages! Great staycation opportunity!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mike C
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5540 Spring Garden Rd, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1E9, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a wonderfully bright and attractive space with a number of good resources available. For those who imagine that libraries are solely about books, they may be disappointed. Modern libraries are about books, but also much more. This library benefits from its strength in...More

Thank Eric B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

5 floors with anything you can imagine, coffee shops, class rooms, computers, books,DVDs, magazines etc. Very welcoming, we will surly come again !

Thank Maayan H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is really one of the best libraries I have ever been in, in fact I'm there right now, as I write this review.... BUT, a huge caveat. It is also the noisiest library I have ever been in. I'm not sure if library culture...More

Thank Kevin J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Super modern, great layout!! Cafe, exhibits, lots to see for all ages! Great staycation opportunity!

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This library has so many different types of things to do. Read a book from 1000s of varieties, book a computer, and they have many things for children to do and learn from.

Thank Catherine C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in Halifax for the day in August on a cruise ship and visited this building on recommendation by our Free Walking Tour Guide Erin. A very interesting building with state of the art architecture and concepts, it was great to just walk around...More

Thank Russell F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

No claustrophobia or musty book smells here. This brand new facility offers coffee shops (ground floor and rooftop), computer facilities, casual reading and research. If you had a relative in the historical military forces in Canada then here is where you research them.

Thank Wanderering1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The top floor has a rooftop patio and cafe. Grab a coffee and enjoy the great view. Modern and interesting, a very nice place. Anyone who works for a municipality should visit to see how amazing a public/community space can be.

Thank Kirke99
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I had read Trip Advisor reviews that said this was an attraction not to miss - and I agree. Looking at the exterior, you see a series of stacked glass boxes in a somewhat irregular pattern.My wife and I loved its "curb appeal". We visited...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Beautiful space and nice addition to Halifax. Very serene and relaxing. Nice public spaces and community areas

Thank Amy T
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Elaine W
9 November 2015|
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Response from RolandMcCaffrey | Reviewed this property |
If you go to the Halifax Public Libraries web-site there is a kids events listing on the left hand side.