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Address: 7 Sir Winston Churchill Sq NW, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 2V4, Canada
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I always go there to borrow books and DVDs. Selection is broad and there so many to choose. They also have rare DVDs that you only could watch at Metro or Princess Theatre. If you... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 September 2016
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Edmonton, Canada
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Edmonton, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

New location on Jasper Avenue is too small to handle people. There are only two people who are working on the front to deal with customers. If there are lots of people waiting to be assisted, they have to line up to outside street. I wish there were bigger space for service desk. Staff there are always nice. It is... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

It is one of the largest public libraries in the Edmonton. There are a lot of activities going on most of the time. However, during the winter a lot of homeless people come to the library to run away from the harsh cold weather outside which you cannot blame them for it. Just make sure to not stare at them.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Winner of best library in North America last year. I love the central library, with its brutalist 1960s modern architecture, furniture and spaces. Check out when free films are shown, visit the computer "maker space", apply for a temporary password for the internet (or just log into the free wifi on your phone). November 18-20 is the "Books to Buy"... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

I always go there to borrow books and DVDs. Selection is broad and there so many to choose. They also have rare DVDs that you only could watch at Metro or Princess Theatre. If you don't have fancy cable/satelite or Netflex, this is the place that you can find your entertainment. As someone mentioned, this location will be closed for... More 

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Thank TheComedian1966
Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

All of the surrounding buildings have seen some renovations so this building will as well the library is slated for renovations. This is the central and mail library for Edmonton. In addition to the books, periodicals, movies, and music you can borrow, there are rooms in which programs are run for various groups from children to adults. The library has... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Great selection of books, magazines and movies! People who work there are very helpful and nice all the time

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Thank Yana S
Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

The entire library is very modern, and really encourages new thoughts and ideas. It has a recording studio, as well as a 3D printer and many other innovations that not many people can get easy access to. Would recommend this place for people of all ages!

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Thank Komal N
Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

Just want to relax this could be the place find a nice book or magazine and read. The kids place is good and they usually have programs for them. There are lots of things to do here just check the website.

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Thank Mcalien
Alberta
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2015

The Heritage Room in this library is amazing. There are numerous books about the history of various places in Alberta, as well as genealogical resources and records. I found a book on the history of the Misericordia Hospital and another one about the ship my father's family came to Canada on back in the 1920s. While you can't remove books... More 

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Thank SunSeekingCouple
Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015

This is an excellent facility right in the heart of downtown. The service is outstanding - i didn't really expect that.

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