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Cairns Library

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Good Facility

Having the library in town is very convenient for me. It has a large range of resources covering... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
plenty of resources

If you're a local who isn't a member; come in & join up. If you're a visitor, come in and read the... read more

Reviewed 25 November 2018
Jeanette M
Cairns, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Having the library in town is very convenient for me. It has a large range of resources covering everything you could think of. I wish those bats could find another home though. My car is not a toilet.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 25 November 2018

If you're a local who isn't a member; come in & join up. If you're a visitor, come in and read the newspapers & magazines in the air con. While you're there, enter the reference room & have a look. This was the old Council...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 22 November 2018

This is a historical building and whilst I don't usually go into libraries I have found a bit on local wildlife and waterfalls and surrounds which was really useful and not as overwhelming as the internet can sometimes be with whats real and whats not

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank CassTravelsOz
Reviewed 16 November 2018 via mobile

For a book worm nothing brings joy like a collection of books and comfortable place to sit & read. Cairns Library is a good place to spend an afternoon getting lost in books and enjoy quiet & peace.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 13 November 2018

The library is in a central location in the city, with a great choice of magazines, books, dvd, music and use of computers. Coffee is available for purchase also.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank russuzj
Reviewed 16 October 2018

I went to the library to use their computers. The staff were very helpful and created a visitor pass for me. its also air conditioned!

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank christinaehomann
Reviewed 10 October 2018

We called in hoping to use the internet, the library is well set up with areas to read to children, heaps of activities, and the staff were more than helpful

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mary Ann W
Reviewed 7 August 2018

This is such a lovely old building full of stained glass and art deco. Lots of different areas to browse or read, helpful staff.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank kelpet01
Reviewed 5 August 2018

The outside Building is stunning. At some stage of the year they have a great light show outside. The Library itself is huge and a great place to chill out. The Building is located not far from the Night markets. Next to the Library are...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank hhx2_12
Reviewed 28 July 2018

I was overwhelmed by the exterior beauty of the building. The interior is modern and pleasantly cool. The staff are helpful. I would give the library 5 stars, but for the shortage of books! I visited four or five times during my stay and found...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Lorna J
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