Cardiff Central Library, Cardiff

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Cardiff Central Library (now Cardiff Central Library Hub) (Welsh: Llyfrgell Ganolog Caerdydd), is the main library in the city centre of Cardiff, Wales. Four buildings have been named as such, with the newest building opening on 14 March 2009 and officially being opened a few months later on 18 June 2009 by the Manic Street Preachers. The first Cardiff library was opened in 1861 as the Cardiff Free Library, later expanded and known as the Cardiff Free Library, Museum and Schools for Science and Art.
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  • great library, poor quality, very slow PC's running the unsupported Windows 7 and veryyyyyy slow internet. Windows 7 is a risk, should be on Windows 10 by now as vulnerable members, the aged...  more »
  • Their new website enables you to request and recommend books and I love it! So far they have bought in several books for me that they didn't already have and the staff have been so helpful. The...  more »
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  • Great library staff who work hard, a fine selection of books all set in a modern environment. Security staff are however very rude. Perhaps they could invest in some customer service training for Security centre staff. Apart from that, it is a great place.
  • The size of this library is absolutely astounding and has thousands of information available to people. Not only that, the location makes for a beautiful view which is always nice, especially if you are staying inside the library and sitting near the windows whilst reading. It really is a nice experience.
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