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VIsually Dynamic Children's Library

A sleek, modern children's library with a healthy selection of books and entertainment. Plenty of... read more

Reviewed February 13, 2018
Ben B
What every children's library should be.

A fantastic library for children. The architecture is superb, creating an extremely wonderful place... read more

Reviewed December 22, 2017
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Jose Lopez Alavez 1342 | Barrio Xochimilco, Oaxaca 68040, Mexico
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Reviewed March 31, 2018

As an educator, I just had to come and visit. If nothing else the architecture is amazing and how wonderful that kids are not only surrounded by books but great history as well. I could think of nothing better as a kid than coming here...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed February 13, 2018

A sleek, modern children's library with a healthy selection of books and entertainment. Plenty of space, with beautiful trees and flowers everywhere. A cool place to check out.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed December 22, 2017

A fantastic library for children. The architecture is superb, creating an extremely wonderful place to study, learn, or just read. It has beautiful grounds and facilities. It was financed by Senor Harp and Francisco Toledo, artist, contributed to the artistic features.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed November 24, 2017 via mobile

This place is super peaceful. Go check it out for a day and read any of there thousands of Spanish books. They had a children’s reading session when I visited.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed February 22, 2017

Lopez modern, starkly white architecture which both incorporates older existing structuresas well as take into account the surrounding environment left its mark on this town and how modern and ancient can coexist in the same context. The Biblioteca Infantil, weaving its many rooms gracefully through...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed February 22, 2017

This beautiful complex in Xochimilco, part of the Alfredo Harp Helu Foundation projects, is well worth a visit. To find out about activities, pick up the monthly bulletin at the San Pablo Cultural Center downtown (another lovely space) and look for frequent films. The Xochimilco...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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