Public Library, Vienna

About Public Library, Vienna

Public Library, Vienna - Address, Phone Number

Address: Hormayrgasse 2, 1170 Vienna, Austria

Phone: +43-1400084500

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Timings: 11:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

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Opened in May 2005, the Public Library situated in the Urban Loritz Platz area boasts of spectacular modern architecture which restructures central Urban Lorentz square to best effects. A flight of stairs takes you to the top of the building which offers spectacular views of the city. There is also a small cafe at the top where you can enjoy your coffee, or some snacks while reading your choice of book. A must visit for book lovers.

Public Library Information

  • It is allowed to walk into the library to browse books without getting a library pass. The pass is applicable only if you want to take the books or other media home.

How To reach Public Library by Public Transport

  • Burggasse: Stadthalle subway stop
  • Tram stops on Urban Loritz Platz

Restaurants Near Public Library

  • Cafe within the library premises.

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  • Even though there are bigger libraries out there in the world, all of the Viennese public libraries are fantastic, especially for children with all those books, magazines, movies and music. But the main public library here, is a child's dream come true. So many books, even for the very small, to browse through. All that in a very pleasant atmosphere with very helpful service. And, as you would expect, they do have a large selection of international newspapers. It can get quite loud at times, though they provide earplugs... Opening hours are very restrictive!

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  • It's an ok library to study at. Gets pretty noisy with kids screaming and running around sometimes. People talk at full volume when they walk through. Take ear plugs if you don't want to be distracted although even the librarians can be heard through the ear plugs.

  • Great idea.

  • Modern building. Good service. Interesting book collections.

  • Great collection of german books for learning

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