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Liverpool Central Library

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Neighbourhood: Central Liverpool
As featured in My guide to my city and 2 other guides
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Address: Central Library William Brown Street, Liverpool L3 8EW, England
Phone Number: +44 151 233 3069
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While visiting Liverpool this week, meet up with distant family member. The library is stunning, the staff and volunteers are so friendly and helpful. Great food in the cafe, and... read more

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

While visiting Liverpool this week, meet up with distant family member. The library is stunning, the staff and volunteers are so friendly and helpful. Great food in the cafe, and go up to the roof and enjoying the wonderful views of Liverpool.

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West Midlands, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I would say this building is a 'must see' if visiting Liverpool, the original reading room is stunning.

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Stamford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

ON visits to my home town , use the library to do research on Family tree. We spend the whole day there and always go downstairs to cafe for hot soup and a roll, or other choices . Great place give yourself a full day if researching ,we usually go on a thursday as it is open till late.

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Thank Christine J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Awesome architecture, and on very top beautiful viewpoint on the old town. Moreover pleasant staff, free membership, computers and incredible amount of books

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York, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous blend of old and modern - don't just see the newly refurbished library with the beautiful atrium but make sure to go into the Picton reading Room and the Oak Room

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I am Liverpool born and bred but had never been to the central library. It is truly amazing the ceilings the fixtures everything is absolutely beautiful well worth a visit.

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing like jumping off the train and seeing great architecture. A classic building and filles with knowledge.

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Thank Mikeair80
Liverpool
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing place, stunning views from the top floor, best facility in the city. The staff are very helpful and the events put on really open the place up to people who wouldn't normally think of going there

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were aware that there is a viewing platform and took advantage of this during a flying visit to Liverpool.Not what you would expect inside, far more modern in design .The library was very busy ,good to see .A brilliant facility for anyone in the area .

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My 3 year boy loved it,kept him busy for a few hours. And he keeps asking to go back there. So I quests we will.

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