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Medina Children's Library

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM, 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM, 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Inspiring establishment

This tiny library is an inspiration. It provides a wonderful opportunity for children to read books... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2018
steprob11
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Sydney, Australia
Sweet and important

This facility provides a very needed service to the children of the Medina, it is a humble place... read more

Reviewed January 11, 2018
tom l
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Boyce, Virginia
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Jul 10, 2018
“Inspiring establishment”
Jan 11, 2018
“Sweet and important”
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The Medina Children’s Library is a charming little library that was started in January 2015 by a group of neighbors living in the Fez medina. It is the only children's public library in the Medina. Visitors are welcome and we are 100% kid friendly...more
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41 Bis Swiqt Ben Safi, Zkak Rouah | just off the main street of Talaa Sghira, Fes 30000, Morocco
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Reviewed July 10, 2018

This tiny library is an inspiration. It provides a wonderful opportunity for children to read books of all sorts. They welcome donations of money and books as they are entirely self funded.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank steprob11
Reviewed January 11, 2018

This facility provides a very needed service to the children of the Medina, it is a humble place that does great work. It is partnered with the Road Laaroussa very near by as a community out reach. Kids are great.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank tom l
Reviewed January 10, 2018

This is an inspired project, which works really well. There should be one of these on every street corner. That there is one in the heart of the Fez Medina is a wonder. Do try and visit and support this great library.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank mark K
Reviewed December 27, 2017

This is an inspiring and heartwarming project. A tiny space with a big-hearted atmosphere and an initiative well worth supporting. And well worth a visit - it was charming!

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Anita E
Reviewed August 2, 2017

This is a great initiative to support the children in the medina. We stopped in a couple of times to chat with the librarian and read to the children in English, with Samia translating.The focus on Arabic and their Moroccan dialect (Darija) is important to...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Ngutukaka
Reviewed July 31, 2017

It is wonderful to see the work being done by this Library. Seeing the faces of the neighborhood children during story time was one of the highlight of our trip.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank 951judyk
Reviewed May 30, 2017

This is an exciting development in the Fez Medina! The first ever children's library is a small gem of a place supported by donations and gifts from visitors around the world. Around 1000 children use the library each month. "When I come to the library,...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank SandyMcCutcheon
Reviewed April 13, 2017

The Medina Children's Library is overwhelmingly popular with the local children. In this town of narrow (but enchanting!) alleyways and high-walls, the library gives visitors access to the larger world. The women who run the library are full of passion and have really created something...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank C A
Reviewed March 23, 2017

Whether you're travelling with children or just want a glimpse into a wonderful local initiative you should check out the Medina Children's Library. If you plan your visit to coincide with a story time you will have the joy of seeing the local kids being...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank FarachaFes
Reviewed December 21, 2016

We were told of the Children's Library in advance and arranged a visit. We also took books--they need basic readers in Arabic, not French or English. And on our visit we met very dedicated, excellent readers truly excited about learning, and a taste of how...More

Date of experience: December 2016
2  Thank Tom L
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