Best libraries in Amsterdam

Check out the top libraries in Amsterdam, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Stichting Openbare Bibliotheek Amsterdam
1. Stichting Openbare Bibliotheek Amsterdam
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33 local reviews
143 Oosterdokskade, Amsterdam
Closed now
020 523 0900
LibraryEstablishment
Carmen
Enter library, take fifteen escalators up (or take the elevator) and walk to the outside terrace on the top fl…
Manon
The public library is huge and still a hidden gem. It's a beautiful building with a great view. Go to the top …
Manuel
You have to be a library member to borrow books & DVD but all other facilities are open to the General Public…
1. Stichting Openbare Bibliotheek Amsterdam
1. Stichting Openbare Bibliotheek Amsterdam
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33 local reviews
143 Oosterdokskade, Amsterdam
Closed now
020 523 0900
Carmen
Carmen
Enter library, take fifteen escalators up (or take the elevator) and walk to the outside terrace on the top floor for the best view of the A…
Manon
Manon
The public library is huge and still a hidden gem. It's a beautiful building with a great view. Go to the top floor and go out on the balcon…
Manuel
Manuel
You have to be a library member to borrow books & DVD but all other facilities are open to the General Public. There is a large staff, who a…
2. OBA Staatsliedenbuurt
2. OBA Staatsliedenbuurt
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11 local reviews
615 Van Hallstraat, Amsterdam
Closed now
020 682 3986
LibraryEstablishment
Daniel & Julia-Beth
The OBA is the largest library in the Netherlands. You can browse a huge selection of books, newspapers and ma…
Ivo
Spectacular city library. Beautifully located so worth a stroll around. You can take the metro to 'Nieuwmarkt'…
Mariëtte
This new library is close to Central Station. Very nice building with spectaculair view on the top roof.
2. OBA Staatsliedenbuurt
2. OBA Staatsliedenbuurt
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11 local reviews
615 Van Hallstraat, Amsterdam
Closed now
020 682 3986
Daniel & Julia-Beth
Daniel & Julia-Beth
The OBA is the largest library in the Netherlands. You can browse a huge selection of books, newspapers and magazines. There are also free c…
Ivo
Ivo
Spectacular city library. Beautifully located so worth a stroll around. You can take the metro to 'Nieuwmarkt' and walk in Northern directio…
Mariëtte
Mariëtte
This new library is close to Central Station. Very nice building with spectaculair view on the top roof.
3. Oosterdokskade 143
3. Oosterdokskade 143
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3 local reviews
143 Oosterdokseiland, Amsterdam
Street address
Nino
The Central Library of Amsterdam has a nice viewpoint on top with some stunning views over the city.
Jacqueline
The Public Library (Openbare Bibliotheek) - it's brand new and gorgeous, and on the top floor is a cafe with a…
Daniel & Julia-Beth
The OBA is the largest library in the Netherlands. You can browse a huge selection of books, newspapers and ma…
3. Oosterdokskade 143
3. Oosterdokskade 143
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3 local reviews
143 Oosterdokseiland, Amsterdam
Nino
Nino
The Central Library of Amsterdam has a nice viewpoint on top with some stunning views over the city.
Jacqueline
Jacqueline
The Public Library (Openbare Bibliotheek) - it's brand new and gorgeous, and on the top floor is a cafe with a terrace and view of the city.
Daniel & Julia-Beth
Daniel & Julia-Beth
The OBA is the largest library in the Netherlands. You can browse a huge selection of books, newspapers and magazines. There are also free c…
4. Bibliotheek
4. Bibliotheek
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3 local reviews
1 Kattenburgerplein, Amsterdam
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Irisa
You should definitely visit the library - it is great.
Esmé
Public Library. Great place to hang around. Also for kids.
Adrien
At the last floor of the Bibliothek, you access a terasse with an unbeatable view on the city.
4. Bibliotheek
4. Bibliotheek
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3 local reviews
1 Kattenburgerplein, Amsterdam
Irisa
Irisa
You should definitely visit the library - it is great.
Esmé
Esmé
Public Library. Great place to hang around. Also for kids.
Adrien
Adrien
At the last floor of the Bibliothek, you access a terasse with an unbeatable view on the city.
5. FilmHallen
5. FilmHallen
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45 local reviews
12 Hannie Dankbaarpassage, Amsterdam
Closed now
Movie theaterEstablishment
Walter
Cinema in beautiful restored old tram shed. The whole tram shed, with cinema, restaurants, library small shops…
Sasha
An old markethall with cinema, lots of foodplaces and a library to work at.
F.
Want to visit a nice movie theater, visit this place. Only quality movies here
5. FilmHallen
5. FilmHallen
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45 local reviews
12 Hannie Dankbaarpassage, Amsterdam
Closed now
Walter
Walter
Cinema in beautiful restored old tram shed. The whole tram shed, with cinema, restaurants, library small shops and restaurants, is worth vis…
Sasha
Sasha
An old markethall with cinema, lots of foodplaces and a library to work at.
F.
F.
Want to visit a nice movie theater, visit this place. Only quality movies here
6. Foodhallen Amsterdam
6. Foodhallen Amsterdam
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542 local reviews
Hannie Dankbaarpassage, Amsterdam
Closed now
Establishment
Nino
The Foodhallen is a food court in an old tram remise and includes a cinema, a library and shops. You will find…
Robin
The new 'hipster' thing in town: an old tram remise is transformed into a foodmarket with all kinds of stands …
Sophie
Famous place with foods from all over the world. Also shops and a library.
6. Foodhallen Amsterdam
6. Foodhallen Amsterdam
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542 local reviews
Hannie Dankbaarpassage, Amsterdam
Closed now
Nino
Nino
The Foodhallen is a food court in an old tram remise and includes a cinema, a library and shops. You will find that the tram rails is still …
Robin
Robin
The new 'hipster' thing in town: an old tram remise is transformed into a foodmarket with all kinds of stands with street food, drinks and m…
Sophie
Sophie
Famous place with foods from all over the world. Also shops and a library.
7. De Hallen
7. De Hallen
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313 local reviews
Bellamyplein, Amsterdam
020 705 8164
ParkingEstablishment
Zahira & Dheera
It's an indoor food concept, with various food stands you can choose from. De Hallen are old tram garages that…
Jolien
In the former tram depot, an official monument built between 1902 and 1928, you now find De Hallen Amsterdam. …
Lotte
De Hallen are a food court, a series of restaurants, a cinema, shopping area and library in one. There's a nic…
7. De Hallen
7. De Hallen
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313 local reviews
Bellamyplein, Amsterdam
020 705 8164
Zahira & Dheera
Zahira & Dheera
It's an indoor food concept, with various food stands you can choose from. De Hallen are old tram garages that have been transformed to spac…
Jolien
Jolien
In the former tram depot, an official monument built between 1902 and 1928, you now find De Hallen Amsterdam. You can find indoor food marke…
Lotte
Lotte
De Hallen are a food court, a series of restaurants, a cinema, shopping area and library in one. There's a nice store dedicated to everythin…
8. Bibliotheek Kennemerwaard Alkmaar Centrum
8. Bibliotheek Kennemerwaard Alkmaar Centrum
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2 local reviews
2 Gasthuisstraat, Alkmaar
072 515 6644
LibraryEstablishment
Lianne
The main library of Alkmaar. They also have a small coffee / lunch cafe.
Tamara
Our library has won a price, very nice design, lovely place to sit and read, have a cappucino. Free wifi! A fe…
Lianne
The main library of Alkmaar. They also have a small coffee / lunch cafe.
8. Bibliotheek Kennemerwaard Alkmaar Centrum
8. Bibliotheek Kennemerwaard Alkmaar Centrum
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2 local reviews
2 Gasthuisstraat, Alkmaar
072 515 6644
Lianne
Lianne
The main library of Alkmaar. They also have a small coffee / lunch cafe.
Tamara
Tamara
Our library has won a price, very nice design, lovely place to sit and read, have a cappucino. Free wifi! A few minutes walking from our hom…
Lianne
Lianne
The main library of Alkmaar. They also have a small coffee / lunch cafe.
9. Bibliotheek Indische Buurt
9. Bibliotheek Indische Buurt
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3 local reviews
2 Javaplein, Amsterdam
Closed now
020 668 1565
LibraryPoint of interestEstablishment
Matthijs
The public library of Amsterdam
Isabel
The public library of Amsterdam
Willem
The public library of Amsterdam
9. Bibliotheek Indische Buurt
9. Bibliotheek Indische Buurt
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3 local reviews
2 Javaplein, Amsterdam
Closed now
020 668 1565
Matthijs
Matthijs
The public library of Amsterdam
Isabel
Isabel
The public library of Amsterdam
Willem
Willem
The public library of Amsterdam