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Liverpool Central Library

Central Library William Brown Street, Liverpool L3 8EW, England
+44 151 233 3069
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Modern Library

The interior is modern, while the exterior is classical. Nothing impressive for a tourist, but a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tungky
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Solo, Indonesia
Old and new

Well worth a visit, enter in a modern looking library but take a walk round to find the older... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jansosborne
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“roof terrace” (84 reviews)
“reading rooms” (31 reviews)
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Central Library William Brown Street, Liverpool L3 8EW, England
Central Liverpool
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The interior is modern, while the exterior is classical. Nothing impressive for a tourist, but a nice spot for locals to use the facilities.

Thank Tungky
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a visit, enter in a modern looking library but take a walk round to find the older original library and what a treat. Highly recommend any one to pay a visit.

Thank jansosborne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good even for non readers or users.Very impressive architecture and too se so much knowledge on one place is impressive!

Thank Tony S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I didn't take any books out and I didn't use the facilities, but it was great just to have a wander around as a book lover. There's basically every resource you could ever need along with some stunning architecture, so what's not to love?

Thank danecobain
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What? A library is an attraction? Yes, it's a very nice one too. Spent about 30 minutes in there. The spiral effect as you look up inside the building is groovy. The old library is beautiful and the books are awesome. Loved it in that...More

Thank rayraysworld
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic library with a mix of modern and old. Great place for peace and quiet if you need to study

Thank Liz C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a gem of a building in the heart of Liverpool. Whether you attend to Read, lend, buy - you must go up on the roof and look out over the city. It’s stunning. The new and the old areas of this building are...More

Thank nickfranklin100
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great place to take some time out from the hectic city pace outside and relax in peace and quiet with a good book (but they also have computers and other facilities). I particularly enjoyed looking through the old bound copies of the New York...More

Thank Pembs_lad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good resources including books, computers to use if necessary, displays, events and a cafe on the ground floor. However difficult travelling by bus to get to and home that is it requires a lot of walking!

Thank Sharon R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love the structure of the building, if you visit make sure you look up at the interior structure from the ground floor at the bottom of the stairs..amazing!! Convenient lovel cafe there too x

Thank paulines
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vshannon012
1 November 2017|
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Response from SueSouth-49 | Reviewed this property |
Library staff very helpful sure they can advise which books can or cannot be taken out
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NFelt
6 July 2017|
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Response from faithcharity | Reviewed this property |
Hi I had no idea that they did tours. I don't know if you need one really. Here is the phone number 0151 233 3069 They are open from 9am - 8pm. Have a coffee and a Portuguese tart when you are there. Cheers Faith
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Ken J
9 May 2017|
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Response from Steve L | Reviewed this property |
Monday 9am to 7pm Tuesday 9am to 7pm Wednesday 9am to 7pm Thursday 9am to 6pm Friday 9am to 5pm Saturday 10am to 5pm Sunday 11am to 3pm
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