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Central Library William Brown Street, Liverpool L3 8EW, England
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All reviews picton reading room roof terrace modern interior family history children's section well worth a visit harry potter beautiful building great view of the city the ground floor walker art gallery costa coffee local history on display computers libraries architecture
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Reviewed today

As well as usual facilities in a modern Library, its worth a visit for the architectural design & style.The cafe is very pleasant too.

Thank CdrMike
Reviewed 2 days ago

Pop into the Liverpool Central Library and it will take your breath away. The old reading rooms exude an atmosphere of an bygone era with wonderful books and a rare feeling of 'education', then move to the new part and you will be amazed at...More

Thank j0nesrm
Reviewed 3 days ago

what a place to visit. Even if you are not interested in books as such you have to visit this place. So much more to see and do. Magical.

Thank joshaw05
Reviewed 1 week ago

The makeover complete, this a “must see” for anyone in Liverpool - the architecture is amazing. It is regularly included in The Liverpool Light Night event with a range of activities for a wide range of interests.

Thank Corinne33
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is both a very large and very nice library in the cultural quarter of the city. Good to see a library so busy on a Saturday afternoon. A blend of both old and new interior which gives a great contrast.

Thank IAN D
Reviewed 1 week ago

The unprepossessing entrance belies the impressive interior of this reinvented victorian beauty. Soaring ceiling fascinating intertwined stairs and balconies and the beauty of the reading room and oak rooms make this a must on a visit to the cultural centre of Liverpool which could be...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Liverpool for the first time for the purpose of going to the world museum to see the Terracotta Army exhibition. after this I called into the library and was totally blown away by the successful refurbishment.

Thank GaryP2772
Reviewed 1 week ago

Used T.I.O. inside very helpful man. We needed a free map and a few questions answering about the Giants who were in City that weekend. Knowledgeable man.

Thank John Derek J
Reviewed 1 week ago

stunning airy design - and an excellent library. the Picton is glorious and the entrance view is beautifully designed.

Thank DMW2013_81
Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome. If you love books, you need to pay a visit to the library. Make sure to see any special event and take a trip to the roof for the views.

Thank Ray H
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Miki L
17 September 2018|
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Response from Mike N | Reviewed this property |
They are closed on Boxing day but open on Christmas Eve 09.00-17.00
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niamh b
18 April 2018|
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It's 10p per bw side of A4 paper. 20p for bw A3 per side and 40p per A4 side of color and £1.00 for A3 per side.
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Brid56
17 January 2018|
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Response from Jake-from-Liverpool | Reviewed this property |
You need to take proof of ID with an address. E.G. Driving Licensce or a utility bill / bank statement etc. Its dead easy and takes a couple of mins and you get your library card on the spot. There is a choice of Library... More
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