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Liverpool Central Library

Central Library William Brown Street, Liverpool L3 8EW, England
+44 151 233 3069
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Headway wirral day trip

Absolutely fantastic building our group loved the Archives and going up onto the roof top with the... read more

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telula2014
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Unfriendly staff

Having lived away from the city for a few years I recently returned and visited the library to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Tranmere1
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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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Reviewed yesterday

Absolutely fantastic building our group loved the Archives and going up onto the roof top with the dome

Thank telula2014
Reviewed yesterday

Having lived away from the city for a few years I recently returned and visited the library to rejoin. May I firstly say what a marvellous job has been done on its refurbishment. However I was unfortunate to encounter a most unfriendly female member of...More

Thank Tranmere1
Reviewed 3 days ago

Even the walk way into the building is great, see if you can spot any of your favorite book titles under your feet on the walkway, I spotted several of mine. The center stairs seem to float lol so if you are not good with...More

Thank TellYourMates
Reviewed 1 week ago

Couldn't get over the difference between the old and the new both SO impressive as must for any visit to Liverpool

Thank fshudson54
Reviewed 1 week ago

As you enter the building you look down beneath your feet to see the books Hall of Fame and see if you can make out the title hidden amongst them.Once inside look up at the spiralling staircase leading up to the glass domed ceiling.on the...More

Thank Eileen B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went here to look up some of family history and was fortunate find that there is a group of people who have a weekly session to help you find what you are looking for or point you in the right direction. Lovely cafe on...More

Thank nickyness
Reviewed 1 week ago

This Library is amazing. The architecture Beautifully comprises old with new. The modern part has escalators up to the first floor. The olden section. OH MY Gosh. Words cannot describe. If you are even the slightest book lover hen this place is for you. i...More

Thank fayejwilson10
Reviewed 1 week ago

Helpful staff. Family research volunteers on Tuesdays were a bonus. The building is fabulous. There is a lovely cafe indoors too.

Thank Diana M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So beautiful from one updated new 20century to the old so beautiful to go and see also if you ..we were told to go to 4th floor and you can go outside and look loved the city not give missed xxxx

Thank maureenlakin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the main library for Liverpool and has a large collection of books. There is a good cafe and large children's room on the ground floor. On the first there is some beautiful rooms with rare texts on display. On the top floor there...More

Thank Andrew C
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NFelt
7 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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Ken J
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Monday 09:00 20:00 Tuesday 09:00 20:00 Wednesday 09:00 20:00 Thursday 09:00 20:00 Friday 09:00 20:00 Saturday 09:00 17:00 Sunday 10:00 17:00
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