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Blackpool Central Library

Blackpool Central Library Queen Street, Blackpool FY1 1PX, England
+44 1253 478080
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Only Library

At least the library is central but it would be nice to have a library North and South ..Plenty of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
dotbrum
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birmingham
Building of the Tower

I called in to see if the library has a collection of pictures showing the construction of the "The... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2018
malta_regular
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Stafford, United Kingdom
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Blackpool Central Library Queen Street, Blackpool FY1 1PX, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At least the library is central but it would be nice to have a library North and South ..Plenty of information a bit difficult to find it you don't know Blackpool Holiday makers who need photo copies etc find it usefull

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Reviewed 31 March 2018

I called in to see if the library has a collection of pictures showing the construction of the "The stick", as Blackpool Tower was christened, during it's construction. They have, and I was directed upstairs to the local history section. Well worth it! Very helpful...More

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Reviewed 10 November 2017

Not sure about the library but went here to see art gallery a bit of a none event actually there are only about 20 pictures on show on 2 levels man on the door was brilliant though very polite and helpful

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Reviewed 17 October 2017

I was visiting Blackpool so I decided to try and trace a lost neighbour that moved there some years ago. I explained the situation to one of the staff, that I live in France and therefore time was limited. She immediately put me in contact...More

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Reviewed 19 September 2017

I stopped in to the library to check out the local history centre. It's fascinating and the staff is so helpful. They provided me with street maps from the 1890s up to the 1920s, so I could see how the area where I grew up...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2017

We were attempting to track down some friends who had moved to Blackpool many years ago and had lost touch. We asked the assistant and she allowed us to go through many years of electoral details. We found their names and old addresses but no...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2017

I visited this library to study. Upon my arrival I encountered a significant problem- It was very noisy. People were chatting in many areas and somebody was playing the piano throughout my time there for what seemed to be some sort of gathering. I think...More

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Reviewed 20 July 2017

Stopped in for a break from the weather and to have a sit in the cafe ( sadly cafe was already closed) but sat and had a read of the paper and looked at the local history section of books. Staff very helpful Beautiful building

Thank Sharon H
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Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Went in for the first time last week, have walked past countless times but never been in. There are a terrible amount of homeless people who sit in side the entrance. One had dumped his bike in the wheelchair access ramp and refused to move...More

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Reviewed 17 November 2016

This is a very beautiful Library. The windows are just great and they hold all sorts of activities for local residents

Thank xfile70cs
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