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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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Awesome kids art after school program!

Brought kids of this program a duffel bag of school and craft supplies, candy, toys, balls, etc. Provide kids an after school program of music, crafts, art, etc.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2015
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Providence, Rhode Island
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32 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Providence, Rhode Island
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Brought kids of this program a duffel bag of school and craft supplies, candy, toys, balls, etc. Provide kids an after school program of music, crafts, art, etc.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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
9 helpful votes 9 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
18 helpful votes 18 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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156 reviews 156 reviews
36 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 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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76 reviews 76 reviews
20 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 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
7 helpful votes 7 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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74 reviews 74 reviews
15 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 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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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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
25 helpful votes 25 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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