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Luang Prabang Library

Open Now: 8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
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Well worth visiting.

Excellent library, well worth a visit. There is also a book swop , raising money for books for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wendy S
Randalstown, United Kingdom
Excellent and hidden in plain site

The library is on the Main Street in front of the royal palace. They do excellent projects..funding... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Sisavangvong Road, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
+856 71 254 813
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent library, well worth a visit. There is also a book swop , raising money for books for local children. You pay 20,000 kip, about 50p!, and swop a book in good condition for another book of your choice. Great idea!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The library is on the Main Street in front of the royal palace. They do excellent projects..funding dpschools and teaching English and yet they are nearly always empty..hidden in plain site They need support desperately and they are so good hearted and ethic.please come in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed January 17, 2019

A wonderful old building in the middle of the night market. Lots to see and lots of information on the charity work they do with outlying peoples

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 14, 2018

Well, like many a library, also this one - free admission - is a perfect place to have a look around and study various books in many different languages.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

I love books and believe that everyone should get an opportunity to learn. Was delighted to be able to buy a few books for the local schools. Great small library.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 9, 2018

This is such a sweet library offering books in Laos, French and English. There is a program that you can buy a book to donate to village children. For about $2.00 US, you can purchase a book for a book bag, when it is filled,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 13, 2018

You can't keep my kids away from books, so we had to go. Good selection of English books that we enjoyed browsing.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 20, 2018

Fun place to see local kids read and play English book section has some interesting US books. gets very busy during school days.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Raphael B
Reviewed April 27, 2018

A small but good quality selection of English (and some other European language) books. Can trade (swap) books for 20,000 Kip each which goes to support local children.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

Unassuming library in a large colonial building. Inside you can choose books you would like to donate. Some books have better grammar than others but they are all good.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank James M
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November 21, 2018|
Response from eglemei | Reviewed this property |
I’m sure any books would be much appreciated. It’s a small library; they don’t have much stock in general. The books in English for the little ones would be a great learning opportunity; I saw books for them in Laotian.