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Luang Prabang Library

Sisavangvong Road, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
+856 71 254 813
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A worthwhile cause

We didn't visit the library itself,we bought some items from the shop attached to it. The library... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2015
Jeremy S
Norwich, United Kingdom
Nice to visit and buy a book

We went here to buy books for the floating library. It is a pleasant place right in the middle of... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2015
New Zealand
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Sisavangvong Road, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
+856 71 254 813
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Reviewed 15 February 2015

We didn't visit the library itself,we bought some items from the shop attached to it. The library supports education in Lao villages via various schemes and deserves all the help and recognition it can get. Recommended.

1  Thank Jeremy S
Reviewed 23 January 2015

We went here to buy books for the floating library. It is a pleasant place right in the middle of town, so easy to visit and to contribute in this small way.

1  Thank Kiwi_on_Hols
Reviewed 24 December 2014

We brought pens, books and made $$ donations. They put the donated in a sort of traveling quilt with pockets, and when it is full, they take it to a remote village to help the children learn. The $$ is used to buy books to...More

3  Thank Sitka D
Reviewed 22 December 2014

The library itself is not too interesting, but they have a project that connects locals with visitors. An incredibly interesting experience for everybody. Have you ever been curious about the perspective of lao people? This is your chance to get interesting stories and do something...More

2  Thank arnoleli
Reviewed 17 December 2014

We dropped in to the Library and spoke to the lovely lady on the counter about their work. We were very impressed and made a donation.

3  Thank ian281
Reviewed 10 December 2014

I'm so pleased we happened across this community effort whilst looking for some suggestions for Luang Prabang. It immediately spoke to my heart so we headed off there next time we were in town. The lady in charge of the outreach who was also from...More

1  Thank angels09_11
Reviewed 6 December 2014

This is a must visit for all of us travellers from the rich developed nations. For an infinitesimal fraction of what you spend on getting here, eating, buying presents that end up in charity shops when you get them home, you can actually do some...More

4  Thank Nigel H
Reviewed 2 December 2014

Buy books for distribution around more remote schools from as little as $2. Staffed largely by volunteers it is a very rewarding visit.

1  Thank fishnbit
Reviewed 22 November 2014

just come here and contribute to help the local poor people!buy a book,or shirt or a full dress for children! a must!

2  Thank simpleminds
Reviewed 15 November 2014

Our three families with six kids all enjoyed a day trip on the floating library with the Library staff to visit a small village. We were able to give reading books, toothbrushes and other resources to the kids from the village. We exchanged songs and...More

3  Thank Chay K
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