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Great way to spend a afternoon

This libary is a great all a round experience they have great seating and quite areas looking out... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Halifax, Canada
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Modern spot

Our family stopped in to spend an hour while it was raining outside and it was the perfect wind... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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5540 Spring Garden Rd, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1E9, Canada
+1 902-490-5700
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This libary is a great all a round experience they have great seating and quite areas looking out into the city ..or just to be on your own ..computor s available for use ..parking along with charging stations for electric . its convenienly located in...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank travelllerjoe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family stopped in to spend an hour while it was raining outside and it was the perfect wind down period in our day. Lots to explore, great spots to relax and read with wonderful views.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Paradise493147
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friends had recommended that we visit the library since it's a relatively new addition to the city. There was a Christmas concert going on when we stepped in and it was wonderful to see so many people in the library using all of the spaces...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 355zaibam
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 11 December 2018 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 11 December 2018

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 9 December 2018

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 17 November 2018 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 12 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
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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.