Guyana National Library, Georgetown

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Guyana National Library allows you to enrich your knowledge with an abundance of books, historical documents, manuscripts, and phonograph recordings. Founded in 1909, this institution serves as a public lending library and encourages book lovers to nurture their various interests. Initially, a large iron grille stood between readers and the books. Written requests had to be passed to the librarian through a small window. Today, you can access the library's written material easily and quickly. To visit Guyana National Library and other attractions in Georgetown, use our Georgetown road trip planning site.
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  • On one of my walks through the center of Georgetown, I also passed by the National Library in the corner of Church and Main street, opposite the modern Bank of Guyana building. I had a closer look at....  more »
  • I went to the library as part of the playgroup that my son attends, although he was too young for the actual trip. The building is very large with a wide selection of books. We went with nine young...  more »
  • It was exciting especially for a person like me who likes reading
  • A place you must visit if you are into reading books and doing research. It was here many years ago I got my favourite book bound - hence it is still around. The staff are friendly and helpful.

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