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Hekab Be Biblioteca de Akumal

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Public Library and Community Center for Children

As a former librarian, I was happy to discover this place while on an early-morning walk. My... read more

Reviewed June 13, 2018
979kaw
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Hazel Green, Alabama
Summer Program

Great summer program for kids!! They have great activities for kids 6 - 12. All in Spanish with a... read more

Reviewed March 31, 2018
Chelsea C
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Jun 13, 2018
“Public Library and Community Center for Children”
Mar 31, 2018
“Summer Program”
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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...more
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Akumal Main Road | Towards the beach on the left/north side, opposite the pay parking lot., Akumal, Mexico
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Reviewed June 13, 2018

As a former librarian, I was happy to discover this place while on an early-morning walk. My husband and I returned later in the week and happily sponsored three children to attend the four week summer program which starts July 16th. We appreciated the tour...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed March 31, 2018

Great summer program for kids!! They have great activities for kids 6 - 12. All in Spanish with a great and lovely staff

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Chelsea C
Reviewed December 2, 2016

We brought a 50 pound suitecase with school supplies as well as letters from our school children to their school children. We provides a snack, shared a song and hugs: please help them it is a wonderful outreach to the community

Date of experience: December 2016
4  Thank ontheroadagain33
Reviewed November 17, 2016

We brought books and other school supplies and dropped them off at the school, they were truly appreciative and we were happy to do that. They need all the help they can get to educate the Children's there.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank sreb
Reviewed August 9, 2016

We dropped by the library to give them a donation. Check out their website to see what they need. They are providing a great service to local kids. They may also need volunteers if you are looking for that.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank MargaretNicole
Reviewed July 18, 2016

The library along the entry road to Akumal Bay gives visitors a better understanding of the economic hardships many of the children living in Mexico encounter on a daily basis. My family routinely visit and make both monetary donations as well as books, stuffed animals...More

Date of experience: March 2016
3  Thank Brian W
Reviewed May 29, 2016

If in Akumal a stop at the library is a must. I always check the donations needed list before coming down. This is run purely on donations and is an amazing asset to the children of Akumal.

Date of experience: May 2016
3  Thank TRuffini
sannie65, Board of Directors at Hekab Be Biblioteca de Akumal, responded to this reviewResponded May 31, 2016

Thank you so much for always thinking of us!!! We are so blessed to have such faithful supporters. :)

Reviewed April 29, 2016

Beautiful place for local children and amazing staff. We dropped off a bag of donations for their program and stayed to read with the children and do some coloring. Children are usually there from 3-5 during the week.

Date of experience: April 2016
2  Thank asander2016
sannie65, Board of Directors at Hekab Be Biblioteca de Akumal, responded to this reviewResponded May 1, 2016

Thank you for your donations and for sharing your time with the children! We love to have visitors!!! :)

Reviewed March 28, 2016

We stopped by the library to donate items and participate in some of the activities. Everyone had a good time and my children are asking when they can go "back to school".

Date of experience: March 2016
2  Thank TX_678
Reviewed January 21, 2016

Evidently the kids come after school and have activities directed by the staff. Very welcoming to visitors.

Date of experience: January 2016
2  Thank maelson
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krichard2016
November 14, 2016|
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Response from sannie65 | Property representative |
Hello, and thank you for thinking of us! The library is open from 12-6 during the week and there should be staff there during those times. The children typically arrive after school around 3:00-3:30 and stay until at least... More
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