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Luang Prabang Library

Sisavangvong Road, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
+856 71 254 813
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Donate some reading books for local schools - buy books and when the library gets to 100 they... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Engee1
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Kingston upon Thames, England
Elegant building; good bookshop

This contains one of the two or three bookshops in LP. With copies of most of the guides and books... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2017
spanner48
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Wallingford, United Kingdom
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Sisavangvong Road, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Donate some reading books for local schools - buy books and when the library gets to 100 they deliver to local schools. What a fantadtic idea. And you can second hand books and buy a local map showing all local shops and restaurants etc (hobo...More

Thank Engee1
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Reviewed 16 November 2017

This contains one of the two or three bookshops in LP. With copies of most of the guides and books that have been written about the town and the area over the years. Second-hand book swapping available.

Thank spanner48
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

interesting place, A visit to the LPB library is always worthwhile. Chantha has also developed programs which establish" seed libraries" in rural school - changing the way books are used in primary school area.

Thank Ellis S
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Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

This is a very small library with a very small collection of books. They do try to sell some souvenirs for the local people here, for example the Aluminium bangles made from Un-exploded bombs or old war planes. They also encourage people to buy and...More

Thank Pak Soon L
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Reviewed 19 May 2017

it is located just opposite the Royal Palace museum. It is housed in an old colonial building. you can buy a book or donate books or cash to help the poor kids to get a better education in life. they are still struggling from the...More

Thank jeff1955malaysia
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Reviewed 10 March 2017

Visited and bought some books for donation to children. Also bought a few books about Laos/history. A place worth to visit and spend a few dollars for children books.

Thank T3T
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Reviewed 25 February 2017

It was a disapointement this visit because we could see very litle There was a photograph exebiton, even these one with few pictures

Thank AntonioAGSC
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Reviewed 2 February 2017

Has a good little section on Lao history which is most instructional. Buy a book for the Book Boat and say Hello to Mr Sangdao.

Thank anneliese95
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Reviewed 11 January 2017

Reading some of the reviews in the past 10 or 15, it's pretty clear that a few people don't understand the significance of this place or even 'get it' in any semblance of a way. This place isn't a place to get the latest Cleo...More

2  Thank Adam Y
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Reviewed 11 December 2016

Most Laotian children do not have access to books especially those outside the main towns. Having simple things like books, writing utensils, stationary is really a luxury for most of these outlying areas. While I was there, I observed volunteers teaching spoken and written languages...More

1  Thank kcchin
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