Which are the Biggest Libraries in Canada?

If you enjoy the peace and tranquillity of a library or you are the type of person who looks for the biggest possible libraries to peruse around then this guide is going to be one you will find of great interest if you live, reside or are about to visit Canada!

Below we are going to be letting you know which are the biggest libraries in Canada and we will also let you know if there are any favourite or stand out study spots located in each of these every large libraries too, so please read on to find out more about each of them and the best places to study in them if you do plan on visiting any of them soon!

The biggest library currently in Canada is at Queen’s University and in regards to which are of that library is the best study spot that is going to be the Harry Potter Room. The second biggest library in Canada is at the McGill University and the place you should be looking or the best study spot in that library is the Birks Reading Room

The third largest library currently in Canada is at University of British Columbia – Vancouver Campus and in regards to which are of that library is the best study spot that is going to be the Law Library at Allard Hall. The fourth largest library currently in Canada is at University of Victoria and in regards to which are of that library is the best study spot that is going to be the McPherson Library.

The fifth biggest library currently in Canada is at University of New Brunswick and in regards to which are of that library is the best study spot that is going to be the John B. McNair Learning Commons. The sixth biggest library currently in Canada is at Mount Allison University and in regards to which are of that library is the best study spot that is going to be the Grey Carpet area near the main entrance.

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You will always find peace and tranquillity in libraries in Canada however do keep in mind that many of the larger ones have some special tucked away areas where you can sit down and read or do any research that you need to do!

When you do visit libraries that are in Canada you will find they are free to enter and if you have a fascination with structures and buildings in general then it will certainly be worth visiting some of the older and longer established libraries as they really are a work of art in regards to their design!

Frequently Asked Questions

You may be interested in finding out not only which the biggest libraries in Canada are but also which the smaller ones are too and you will find that most towns and cities will have a library that you can visit, however you are always going to find more choice of books in the larger ones of course!

This guide to big libraries in Canada has been designed to help you find a library to visit of course however below we have also put together some additional questions that you may be looking for in regards to Canada in general and as a whole so please do read on for more information!

What Canadian Customs and Traditions are there?

There are lots of additional guides and articles that we just know you are going to find very interesting dotted around our website, and one that may just be of interest to you is our Reasons to Visit Canada article which we invite you to read through.

We also have lots of videos that you are invited to watch as you look round our website that will give you plenty of additional information if you do intend to pay a visit to Canada or simply want to know more about what Canada has to offer you so do please take a good look around.

Can Students Open a Bank Account Easily?

Many of the leading banks in Canada will offer some specially packaged bank accounts that will be ideal ones for all students. One of the biggest banks in Canada that you may be interested in using is the Toronto Dominion Bank, once you do move to Canada you should be able to open up an account at your local branch fairly easily, however you will of course need to take all of the usual identification documents to prove your identity when opening up such an account.

Can I Use a Cell Phone in a Library?

You will often find that you are required to turn off or mute your cell phone when in any library. However, you may be able to surf the net inside a library on your mobile phone if you have a signal! One Canadian airtime provider that you may be interested in using is SaskTel, however keep in mind that as an overseas mobile or cell phone user you may have to pay roaming charges, and as such it may be beneficial for you to latch onto free Wi-Fi connections when you can do!

How Should I Carry Money Around with me as a Student?

You are always going to have plenty of ways of carry cash in one shape or form with you as a student. If you are wondering how to move money around in Canada then you could consider using a prepaid debit card as that way you can top them up from the safety of your own home and you will find plenty of venues that will accept them in every single city of town you decide to visit in Canada.