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Luang Prabang Library

Sisavangvong Road, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
+856 71 254 813
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Pleasant place

It is lovely to see the kids reading. Very pleasant. I wish them luck in bringing education to... read more

Reviewed 20 January 2014
travelpr0123
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travelpro123
Buy a book for an orphanage PLEASE

The owner/operator of the public library has a great program where you can buy a children's book... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2014
MorningstarMarilyn
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Park City, Utah
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Sisavangvong Road, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
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+856 71 254 813
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Reviewed 20 January 2014

It is lovely to see the kids reading. Very pleasant. I wish them luck in bringing education to Laos. I would love to know more about their library boat travelling up and down the Mekong. Go visit.

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Reviewed 17 January 2014

The owner/operator of the public library has a great program where you can buy a children's book, stick it in one of the pockets, and when that holder is full, all those books go out to an orphanage or needy school. Books are in demand....More

1  Thank MorningstarMarilyn
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Reviewed 5 January 2014

The library experience was great as we could give some money to buy books for the boat library which distributes books to the villages children. You can choose which books you want to donate and put them in bags which makes you part of the...More

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Reviewed 1 January 2014

We went here one afternoon and met the lovely woman who runs it. This library donates books and uniforms to students who do not have access to reading material or clean uniforms. You can even borrow books for a day or two.

Thank Johnny0831
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Reviewed 8 December 2013 via mobile

Interesting place, small with quite a lot of books. There are monks there learning English. Library is right in town, so can pop by easily.

Thank Agnes_Tan12
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Reviewed 4 December 2013

Please make this part of your visit to Luang Prabang and share this! Your donation - books start from as little as 10,000Kip (that's like less than $2) - makes a huge difference. I've seen the library staff in action when they distribute your donations...More

1  Thank futurafoot
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Reviewed 18 November 2013

Went here for the book exchange, i actually didn't find anything i wanted but we spoke to one of the workers who explained about the money giving to the children here in the town for books for schools and were impressed by his enthusiasm and...More

Thank Mel D
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Reviewed 15 October 2013

A visit to the LPB library is always worthwhile. The head librarian - Chantha - is doing a sensational job of building the programs offered by the library and reaching more and more adults and children in the area. Chantha has also developed programs which...More

1  Thank NicS2
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Reviewed 14 October 2013

We had a wonderful experience at the library and with their book project. Spent one afternoon with their English language program. Then, made a significant donation to their book project and went out with the staff to deliver the books to a local village on...More

Thank Piccadilly1
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Reviewed 24 September 2013

I stayed in Luang Prabang for 1 month and visited the library most days. At lunch time, many Novice Monks and young locals come to meet foreigners to practice their English and get help with their English Schoolwork. It was the most rewarding part of...More

Thank Anthony E
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