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Vancouver Central Public Library


Vancouver Central Public Library

340 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, V6B 6B1

The Vancouver Central Public Library has a unique structure in the shape of Rome’s Colosseum, with a plaza surrounding it, inviting families and visitors to enjoy its architecture, books and programs. The nine-story building takes up an entire city block in Vancouver — you can’t miss it. Visit for daily story times, tea parties, workshops and more kid-friendly programs.

The Central Public Library is open Monday through Thursday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is always free.

Recent Traveler Reviews

An amazing place to visit...

by wing6rider-Australia

... we were drawn here by a geocache but found it to be an amazing building and well worth a visit. Inside the library has a nice calm and studious atmosphere! YMMV
I love this Place!

by cristianea706

VPL is something MUST see it! It is unbelievable how they offer so many books, papers, and space to study in a beautiful and architectonical building. I love to stay there, reading, using computers...