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“One of the best public libraries” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Vancouver Public Library (Central Library Branch)

Vancouver Public Library (Central Library Branch)
Ranked #13 of 338 things to do in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: A striking modern building contains over 130 photo albums on the history of the city.
Vancouver
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97 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“One of the best public libraries”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2012

The architecture is iconic. And it is probably the busiest libraries in the region. I wish their hours were longer, they dont' open till 10am, so if you're trying to get work done, that's half your morning. They are open till 9pm though.
The collection is pretty good, lots of foreign film on dvd, and there is room to spread out - there are several floors of public space.

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Vancouver
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“cool space”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2012

I love to go to the library and sample their wonderful magazine selection. Sitting next to the multistory atrium is very pleasant. It's a great people space and I highly recommend it.

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“cool building”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2012

the library building is really cool and the library is quite large with a lot of selection

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Port Moody, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“done photo shoots here.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2012

just a great structure and well built library and meeting place! great design!

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Coquitlam, Canada
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“Source of Pride”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2012

The Vancouver Public Library is an architectural beauty,a grand place to study, and a comfortable place to hang out.

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