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Central Library

Aberdeen Central Library Rosemount Viaduct, Aberdeen AB25 1GW, Scotland
+44 1224 652500
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Great kids books

Went with my kids to get across to a larger selection if books here. Some good graphic novels... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2018
Laurence B
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Nice library and good place to visit

I visited the central library in a rainy day and I spent my afternoon discovering about the scotish... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2017
Carol_LCC
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Established in 1892, this historic institution still serves as the primary library in town.
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good57%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
4 Feb 2018
“Great kids books”
29 Sep 2017
“Nice library and good place to visit”
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Aberdeen Central Library Rosemount Viaduct, Aberdeen AB25 1GW, Scotland
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+44 1224 652500
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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Went with my kids to get across to a larger selection if books here. Some good graphic novels for teens and good simple chapter books for preteens.

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Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

I visited the central library in a rainy day and I spent my afternoon discovering about the scotish history and culture. I hope come back as soon as possible because there are lots os book and thinks to be studied and I love libraries.

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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

This library has all you need in a library. Books, Internet access abd DVDs etc. Staff are very helpful and are always happy to help.

Thank Laurence B
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

I visit the library very often and enjoy my time there. I have plenty of time to chose my reading material and the staff are very helpful. Aileen

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Reviewed 2 September 2016

Lots of great books to rent. There are computers to use its a nice old building and the staff are very helpful

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Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Great place to visit. If you need any thing to do with media computing printing there is lots of staff to help you out with any of you need.

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Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Large grand building that is home to a Library. Great library services and very pleasant spaces to browse and read. Children's library section area is pretty and staff are friendly and encouraging. Often they hold summer workshops and storytelling for children.

Thank Sarah D
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Reviewed 1 April 2016

Aberdeen Central Library not only has Adults' and separate Childrens' lending services, but also has a Media Centre that offers Music CDs, DVDs, computer access and an Arts Equipment loan service that includes cameras, laptops, digital projectors and musical instruments. A great resource for the...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2015

This is a great City Library trying to do it's best with an old building and a spendthrift Council. They have updated their offerings and have a strong physical and on-line presence. They could do so much more if they had a new build library...More

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Reviewed 18 April 2015

It's a functional library, quite elegant on the outside but it's not much of a tourist destination. There's a good range of books, friendly staff and a nice atmosphere. It's an ideal place to study, browse books or just relax and read. I would say...More

Thank Cora_the_conqueror
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