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Hekab Be Biblioteca de Akumal

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Address: Akumal Main Road | Towards the beach on the left/north side, Akumal, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 984 130 0920
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Description: Hekab Be Biblioteca is a community library that operates solely on...
Hekab Be Biblioteca is a community library that operates solely on donations. We receive no government funding and do not charge for our services. In addition to a fully functioning library system, we have an afterschool program for local children ages 3-12 that provides activities/classes in English, music, art, yoga, environmental education, sports, and more!
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You will smile and you can help

This little local library is so friendly and beautiful and does fantastic things in the Akumal community in terms of education and promoting all sorts of creativity. The staff... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 14, 2014
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

This little local library is so friendly and beautiful and does fantastic things in the Akumal community in terms of education and promoting all sorts of creativity. The staff were so welcoming and even though we didnt speak spanish we still stayed and played with some of the kids. We had brought some donations for the library of art materials... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This little library and literacy center is one of the most special places in the community of Akumal, MX. While vacationing in the area, do plan to stop in to meet the kids, or if you have a specialized skill that can be presented to the children, spend an hour or two of your vacation making a difference to the... More 

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SLC, UT
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

We didn't know exactly where to find it but asked around. As you're driving toward Akumal center (toward the arch) it is on the left side across from parking lots. The actual bldg is a bit hidden in the trees but look for a big blue mural painting and a small white sign that says Hekab Be near the road.... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
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34 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We foreigners who travel here are blessed so why not look on their web site for their wish list of art and school supplies and bring from your country or make a donation . These kids are not given much and education is a step up . We brought art supplies from the states and made a $50 cash donation... More 

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Charleston SC
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64 reviews 64 reviews
15 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Was able to volunteer for a short time today and we took 9 kids from the pueblo to the playa for FREE swim lessons. Such a well run organization. Perfect morning.

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Montreal
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Sweet little library, doing lots of great things with local children to increase environmental awareness and sense of community. I go to Akumal often and have seen this library flourishing more and more in recent months. Give them a visit!

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
11 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We called in here to find out what it was and there was no-one to talk to! As we were about to leave, the principal called after us and then gave us a detailed guided tour. There is a tourist library with a range of books to borrow, but mainly it's an educational establishment for local children. They run activities... More 

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New Brunswick
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Lovely little library that provides education to local children. A worthwhile cause! Donate funds or check their website and see what they need and bring it when you visit.

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Saint Clair, Missouri
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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Stop by and see what great work is being down with the children...it will be a special visit for you....be careful, they will streal your heat away.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

On a recent business event to the this area, I got to experience first hand how our Company donation gives opportunities to children & adults of Akumal. Anne, one of the driving forces to open the world of possibilities to a community of children in many different programs, excepted my visit with openness. The children taking part in the afternoon... More 

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