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Reykjavik City Library

Tryggvagata 15, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 411 6100
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The building itself is modern and functional but not all that interesting but inside, in addition... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Houston, texas, USA
Great children's section

We called in to the museum on a rainy afternoon and were impressed with the children's floor. There... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
San Francisco, California
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Tryggvagata 15, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 411 6100
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The building itself is modern and functional but not all that interesting but inside, in addition to the very interesting photography museum on the 5th floor which is another subject, we found a interesting exhibit on local poets, a great many English language books, and...More

Thank jsthouston
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We called in to the museum on a rainy afternoon and were impressed with the children's floor. There was a great variety of books in English.

Thank KatieW86_13
Reviewed 4 March 2017

This library is a great place to sit and regroup. We downloaded a literary tour and looked at magazines. It is bright and bustling and even has a gift shop.

1  Thank M D
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Interesting to walk around for 10 minutes, free to get in.Some interesting small exhibitions. Architecturally interesting building.

1  Thank DouglasTD
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Great spot to check out a book, use the internet (at a cost) and relax. They have art for sale and other great stuff.....check it out !

1  Thank Dustin D
Reviewed 17 November 2016

The city library is a modern building of no particular architectural interest. But the top floor houses a free photography museum with rotating exhibitions. We found it definitely worth the visit.

2  Thank RyanLChicago
Reviewed 29 October 2016

After a lot of walking, we needed a place to rest and also some WiFI to decide where to go next. We found the library by pure chance thinking it was a museum or gallery by the very modern look of it from the outside....More

Thank ellasbabe
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Stopped in the library to fill out some post cards and ended up staying awhile. They had a John Lennon tribute book to write your sentiments. This will be opened in the future so that was kind of cool.

Thank tahoe-mom
Reviewed 18 October 2016

FREE exhibition at the library. A good exhibition on when we visited, but also has a rolling slide-show (goes on for AGES!) recording the people and places of Iceland. This provides an admirable societal insight into the country and people. Magic!

Thank Sue E
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Nice library, helpful staff, and photography museum on top floor with interesting, quality exhibits. Current exhibit was on Portraits by Hasselblad Award Winners. Good rainy weather place to go to. Scenic view of city from top floor.

Thank patdmhab
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Bethany A
11 January 2017|
Response from Alice C | Reviewed this property |
I don't know about scanning and email. My experience is email is available in all libraries.