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York Central Library

Museum St. | Library Square, York, North Yorkshire, York YO1 2DS, England
+44 1904 655631
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Love it but...

Love the library. it has a huge variety of books and a nice cafe. Staff are helpful. BUT the down... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
southies233
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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Nice food at the cafe. Helpful staff

Good, reasonably priced food at the cafe with friendly and efficient staff. The library staff are... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2017
veraWestYorkshire
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West Yorkshire
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Books, books and more books are offered at York's main reference and lending library, which features an excellent local history section.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average0%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible0%
12 Jul 2017
“Love it but...”
23 Jun 2017
“Nice food at the cafe. Helpful staff ”
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Museum St. | Library Square, York, North Yorkshire, York YO1 2DS, England
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

Love the library. it has a huge variety of books and a nice cafe. Staff are helpful. BUT the down side is the horrid smell at times plus finding people asleep in corners who also smell unpleasant. They need to do something about this and...More

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Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Good, reasonably priced food at the cafe with friendly and efficient staff. The library staff are equally as welcoming & helpful Altogether a pleasant experience

Thank veraWestYorkshire
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Very professional and helpful staff when our two special needs children needed to use the disabled facilities and a very lovely spot to relax and unwind from the hustle and bustle outside.

Thank Craig H
Reviewed 6 February 2017

York's Library & Archives is a brilliant spot for those wanting a quiet(ish) place to sit, relax and (of course) read. With good opening hours the centre is accessible, and well positioned in the heart of this great city.

Thank JEM_Yorkshire
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Seriously, the cake slice was massive. Lovely little quiet cafe away from Christmas York hustle and bustle. Set in a lovely building. Really nice.

Thank Fettmaster
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed the visit to this library very historic ,lots of space ,very popular with all ages ,old wooden bookshelves added character to the place ,worth a visit 😊

Thank Angel1234x
Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

The cafe at this library really needs to improve. Signs indicate that hot food is served at midday but on four occasions now a hot potato is not ready until the afternoon! Overall this cafe is a little grubby and the staff seem a little...More

Thank Andy S
Reviewed 15 April 2016

This is a big Library and offers a range of services. The Reference Section is particularly good and includes a good range of Ordnance Survey large scale maps. All the Stagg I encountered were very helpful and pleasant.

Thank MedEngland
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

Nice coffee shop away from crowded tourist traps. Read a book or magazine and chillax in the centre of York.

Thank Tracy J
Reviewed 17 January 2016

I just stopped by here because I love the charm of libraries anywhere. It was really great to visit I felt very comfortable there where a lot of secluded seating areas where you could just read by yourself. The library has a shop as well...More

Thank Thilo T
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