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“Thx RONA” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Hekab Be Biblioteca de Akumal

Hekab Be Biblioteca de Akumal
Akumal Main Road | Towards the beach on the left/north side, Akumal, Mexico
+52 984 130 0920
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Ranked #6 of 14 attractions in Akumal
Type: Libraries
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Owner description: 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!
Tulum, Mexico
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“Thx RONA”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

Last week approx 75 Canadian folks representing RONA home improvement stores jumped into the library and painted everything in sight. Adding a few murals, nice seating arrangements, new shelfing, etc. Also, a basic basketball court was installed, though the surface is rough limestone, it should be useable after many happy little feet tamp the rock.
You should see the delight and happiness in the faces of the ninos. Good work and thanks.

Visited February 2013
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Minneapolis
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“Great organization helping the local children”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

Please bring school supplies to this little library, school in Akumal. They are doing a fantatic job of serving the local children with education. Thanks, Bruce

Visited February 2013
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W. Pa
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“They do so much with so little.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

This is a local library run mainly on donations. They help the children of the area by augmenting their education when school is not in session. Please stop by and spend sometime and donate either money or school,supplies that can be used i their programs.

Visited June 2012
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Portland, Oregon
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“We love to visit Hekab Be!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

This little library in Akumal also serves as a community center and school for the folks in Akumal. Children come to learn to read, write and do math free of charge. This place is run solely on donations but somehow manages to continue doing their good works.

Visited November 2012
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“Visit Akumal and make a donation to the local library!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2012

There are some amazing programs going on at this little library. I've seen it really grow and come into its own over the years. I always check their wishlist online and try to bring some of the items in my suitcase. It's a short walk up the beach from Akumal Beach Resort or Akumal Playa. It's a great way to give back to the community for sharing their beautiful beach with us

Visited December 2012
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