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Cardiff Central Library

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If you have just moved to Cardiff this is the place to go to get your general information about the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Vivienne A
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
great to take pics

great to have pics around this place. the library is also good and worth exploring. right in city... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2018
shahaatish
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5 days ago
“Information galore”
16 Jul 2018
“great to take pics”
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Hayes Bridge Rd, Cardiff CF10 1FL, Wales
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Reviewed 5 days ago

If you have just moved to Cardiff this is the place to go to get your general information about the area and the domestic running of the town. rubbish collections, bus routes, places to visit, Gas and electric services etc etc.

Thank Vivienne A
Reviewed 16 July 2018

great to have pics around this place. the library is also good and worth exploring. right in city centre and great walks and food around

Thank shahaatish
Reviewed 14 April 2018

Fabulous facilities, free computer access 1/2 -1 hour sessions, don't have to be a member just ask librarian staff to log you on as a visitor. Never seen so many books in one place in my life, as you would expect covering all subjects from...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

Design is nice and comfy. Ok books selection, I wouldn't say staff are amazingly friendly and helpful.

Thank zebrowskaaleks
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Great space for all who love books. Children’s section is pretty cool with cosy seats and tables....

Thank anna f
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Wide, spacious, easy to find and navigate inside of it building. We are three adults (one with mobility difficulties) and this was a good place to have a rest while exploring the city centre. There is a (radar key operated) disability toilet available on the...More

Thank zara168
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Kids had an hour here and loved it. Staff on 5th floor were extremely helpful and approachable. Thanks!

Thank Fifi G
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

This building is a library and so much more, its also a source of advice concerning housing, money advice, into work advice. Also CAB are based here and there are a variety of partner organisations that drop in during the week. Not forgetting the free...More

Thank Tony W
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The building looked really cool, but the sculpture out front was odd.It was just nice to pop in for a break from the sun and the street. I like to just walk around the books and enjoy the views.

Thank MadDogTraveler
Reviewed 30 June 2017

It is is a great opportunity for the children and adults to enjoy their favourite hobby and also be social Friendly staff and lovely place to enjoy free events.

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