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Liverpool Central Library

Central Library William Brown Street, Liverpool L3 8EW, England
+44 151 233 3069
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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Central Library William Brown Street, Liverpool L3 8EW, England
Central Liverpool
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+44 151 233 3069
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"picton reading room"
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"roof terrace"
in 94 reviews
"family history"
in 29 reviews
"modern interior"
in 17 reviews
"children's section"
in 16 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 110 reviews
"harry potter"
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"beautiful building"
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"great view of the city"
in 17 reviews
"walker art gallery"
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"the ground floor"
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"costa coffee"
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"local history"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This Library must be one of the UK's most architecturally perfect Libraries. It just oozes history and the richly polished wood in the LIbrary perfectly compliments the modern feel of the ultra modern escalators - just magnificent.

Thank nosilla_Glos
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The modern part to this library is always packed. They have many facilities and books. One section of the building is the original library, it looks similar to Hogwarts and is worth a look. If you head to the very top of the building there's...More

Thank Liam S
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Reviewed 5 days ago

As soon as you walk past the modern exterior door, this place is amazing. It's had some updates but the original, grand, Victorian reading room, the Picton is awe inspiring. A circular massive domed reading room with books on two levels on everything you can...More

Thank Susan R
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This library is amazing, first time I’ve been in it on this visit to Liverpool. Couldn’t get over how big it was and how friendly the staff are. My daughter loved the children’s section and was nice to find out that they run activities for...More

Thank Stephanie R
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Hopped off the city bus and enjoyed seeing the interior of this interesting building anda book of bird sketches

Thank lakes99
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Open from 9, fabulous atrium and you can walk thru from the 1st floor into the equally impressive Picton Reading room.

Thank j w
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This library is amazing. Just by seeing their mat in front of the library with names of famous books I knew I was going to love this place. The place itself looks really modern and new and very easy to navigate. I loved the kids'...More

Thank twitacpb
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I only popped in for 10 minutes just to see this 'new building' (it opened a few years ago, but I just haven't got round to visiting - shameful really as it's practically on my doorstep!) but I ended p having a coffee and spending...More

Thank Palogs
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What an amazing library! Next door to the World Museum, well worth a visit. We had a coffee from the Costa franchise and sat outside in the sunshine.

Thank Susan W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is next door to the World Museum. I have never seen a library as big and the building itself is impressive.

Thank malcolm-oapa
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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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