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Jaco Library and Learning Center

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Hard to find! It has moved. Keep asking -- nice to find a selection of books in various languages... read more

Reviewed February 23, 2018
Great addition to town

The picture is inaccurate, the Library is now located in the EpiCenter, a large community building... read more

Reviewed October 26, 2015
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Feb 23, 2018
Oct 26, 2015
“Great addition to town”
The Jacó Library and Learning Center is a non-profit organization with a mission to promote literacy and education throughout Jacó, Costa Rica. Not only is it a library, but it is also a center where children can participate in reading groups, art...more
North Of Best Brands , Under the Beatles Hotel 20 m, Jaco, Garabito Municipality, Costa Rica
+506 8378 9978
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Reviewed February 23, 2018

Hard to find! It has moved. Keep asking -- nice to find a selection of books in various languages and a casual cafe with food at rock bottom prices. It's tucked into a rec center for youth.

Thank KayRynerson
Reviewed October 26, 2015

The picture is inaccurate, the Library is now located in the EpiCenter, a large community building that houses basketball, skate park, karate, ballet, dance, English classes, cooking, zumba,,,,great addition given by the government to the town of Jaco for kids to hang out and offers...More

1  Thank Marie2009
Reviewed May 14, 2015

It's at the skate park on Calle Ancha (I believe that's the name of the street). It's on the same street as Maxi Pali Store (Maxi Pali is like a Walmart store). The library has plenty of books in many languages. I volunteered to teach...More

1  Thank KeepitupJohnson
Reviewed January 30, 2015

Jaco is only about 2 hours by bus and I love the place to get some Sun. It's rain and cold in Cartago. I was so happy that I found a place I can return my English pocket book and get some new ones to...More

Thank sueanncanny
Reviewed December 9, 2014

Parents and adults need to make use of this library stocked with books of several languages. Air-conditioned comfort. Learning stations for the children. I could not believe how many great American authors they carried. Thank you to the city of Jaco and people of vision...More

1  Thank S Cathy P
Reviewed November 30, 2013

The library struggles to remain open because they are minimally supported by the municipality, but they do the best that they can. There is a good selection of books in English and Spanish, and even some in German, French... The library has a lot of...More

Thank girlonthemove300
Reviewed May 24, 2013

Great stop for the reader. excellent selection of english books. And a healthy selection of used books for sale if you like me are headed to the beach. The deposit is a deposit but "come on" leave it as donation for a great service!!

1  Thank Natalie M
Reviewed October 14, 2012

So nice to see this well run center helping the local youth. Well worth a donation to keep the place running.

2  Thank isyc99
Reviewed October 11, 2012

locally sponsored and run, it is nice to see publicly accessible establishments that cater to locals and learning at the same time. The library is conducive to reading, learning, exploring.

1  Thank Sean M
Reviewed September 23, 2012

We live in Quepos but stop by a every couple weeks to change books. Liana is so accommodating and will come over even after hours because she knows we aren't from the area. it was something I loved to do as a child and now...More

1  Thank machitos_mum
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